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Sockeye salmon vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Sockeye salmon and Shark

  • Shark contains less Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Choline, and Potassium than Sockeye salmon.
  • Sockeye salmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 124% higher.
  • Shark contains 28 times less Vitamin D than Sockeye salmon. Sockeye salmon contains 670IU of Vitamin D, while Shark contains 24IU.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat 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
Contains more Phosphorus +45.2%
Contains more Potassium +172.5%
Contains more Zinc +27.9%
Contains more Copper +130.3%
Contains more Calcium +209.1%
Contains more Iron +61.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains less Sodium -14.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.2%
Contains more Potassium +172.5%
Contains more Zinc +27.9%
Contains more Copper +130.3%
Contains more Calcium +209.1%
Contains more Iron +61.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains less Sodium -14.1%

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 D +2683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +296.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.8%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +20.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 14% 20% 18% 0% 11% 15% 56% 42% 93% 3% 187% 1%
Contains more Vitamin D +2683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +296.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.8%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +20.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sockeye salmon Shark Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 26.48g 20.98g Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57g 4.51g Sockeye salmon
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 156kcal 130kcal Sockeye salmon
Starch 0g g Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0g g Sockeye salmon
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 34mg Shark
Iron 0.52mg 0.84mg Shark
Magnesium 36mg 49mg Shark
Phosphorus 305mg 210mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 436mg 160mg Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92mg 79mg Shark
Zinc 0.55mg 0.43mg Sockeye salmon
Copper 0.076mg 0.033mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A 193IU 233IU Shark
Vitamin E 0.99mg 1mg Shark
Vitamin D 670IU 24IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7µg 0.6µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.157mg 0.042mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246mg 0.062mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123mg 2.938mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274mg 0.695mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827mg 0.4mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 7µg 3µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 4.47µg 1.49µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.335mg 0.235mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247mg 0.92mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274mg 0.967mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185mg 1.705mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574mg 1.926mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858mg 0.621mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.819mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461mg 1.081mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711mg 0.618mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 61mg 51mg Shark
Trans Fat 0.023g g Shark
Saturated Fat 0.969g 0.925g Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864g 1.808g Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327g 1.195g Sockeye salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
137
Sockeye salmon
38
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
34
Sockeye 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 food.
Protein
159%
Sockeye salmon
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Shark
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
21%
Shark

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.044g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $13)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.