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Smoked salmon vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Smoked salmon and Shark

  • Smoked salmon has more Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Copper and Vitamin B3, however Shark has more Vitamin B6, Selenium, Magnesium and Phosphorus.
  • Smoked salmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin D is 110% more.
  • Smoked salmon has 9 times more Sodium than Shark. Smoked salmon has 672mg of Sodium, while Shark has 79mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Fish, shark, mixed species, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Shark
Contains more Copper +597%
Contains more Calcium +209.1%
Contains more Magnesium +172.2%
Contains more Zinc +38.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +28%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.84
Equal in Potassium - 160
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 4% 16% 13% 77% 9% 71% 88%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 11% 15% 35% 11% 12% 90% 11%
Contains more Copper +597%
Contains more Calcium +209.1%
Contains more Magnesium +172.2%
Contains more Zinc +38.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +28%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.84
Equal in Potassium - 160

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Shark
Contains more Vitamin E +35%
Contains more Vitamin D +2750%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +167.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.9%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 6% 28% 514% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 408% 1% 2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 14% 20% 18% 11% 15% 56% 42% 93% 187% 1% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +35%
Contains more Vitamin D +2750%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +167.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.9%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
99
Smoked salmon
38
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
38
Smoked salmon
27
Shark

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
110%
Smoked salmon
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
0%
Shark
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
21%
Shark

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Smoked salmon Shark
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Smoked salmon Shark
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 593mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $14)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Smoked salmon Shark Opinion
Calories 117 130 Shark
Protein 18.28 20.98 Shark
Fats 4.32 4.51 Shark
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 23 51 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685 24 Smoked salmon
Iron 0.85 0.84 Smoked salmon
Calcium 11 34 Shark
Potassium 175 160 Smoked salmon
Magnesium 18 49 Shark
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.23 0.033 Smoked salmon
Zinc 0.31 0.43 Shark
Starch
Phosphorus 164 210 Shark
Sodium 672 79 Shark
Vitamin A 87 233 Shark
Vitamin E 1.35 1 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1 0.6 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.042 Shark
Vitamin B2 0.101 0.062 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 4.72 2.938 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87 0.695 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.4 Shark
Vitamin B12 3.26 1.49 Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folate 2 3 Shark
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.929 0.925 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023 1.808 Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995 1.195 Shark
Tryptophan 0.205 0.235 Shark
Threonine 0.801 0.92 Shark
Isoleucine 0.842 0.967 Shark
Leucine 1.486 1.705 Shark
Lysine 1.679 1.926 Shark
Methionine 0.541 0.621 Shark
Phenylalanine 0.714 0.819 Shark
Valine 0.942 1.081 Shark
Histidine 0.538 0.618 Shark
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/nutrients
  2. Shark - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173697/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.