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Chinook salmon vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.158g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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.

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.
Chinook salmon Shrimp
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chinook salmon Shrimp
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
40
Chinook salmon
0
Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
37
Chinook salmon
32
Shrimp

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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Shrimp
Contains more Iron +78.4%
Contains more Potassium +95%
Contains more Magnesium +212.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.5%
Contains less Sodium -45.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Copper +615.1%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Iron +78.4%
Contains more Potassium +95%
Contains more Magnesium +212.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.5%
Contains less Sodium -45.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Copper +615.1%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%

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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0
Shrimp

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
154%
Chinook salmon
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
0%
Shrimp
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
1%
Shrimp

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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 Chinook salmon Shrimp Opinion
Calories 231 99 Chinook salmon
Protein 25.72 23.98 Chinook salmon
Fats 13.38 0.28 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 4.1 Chinook salmon
Carbs 0 0.2 Shrimp
Cholesterol 85 189 Chinook salmon
Vitamin D
Iron 0.91 0.51 Chinook salmon
Calcium 28 70 Shrimp
Potassium 505 259 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 122 39 Chinook salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 Chinook salmon
Copper 0.053 0.379 Shrimp
Zinc 0.56 1.64 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 371 237 Chinook salmon
Sodium 60 111 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 496 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.044 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B2 0.154 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 10.045 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 0.462 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 2.87 Chinook salmon
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Chinook salmon
Trans Fat 0.002 Chinook salmon
Saturated Fat 3.214 0.056 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742 0.048 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662 0.079 Chinook salmon
Tryptophan 0.288 Chinook salmon
Threonine 1.127 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 1.185 Chinook salmon
Leucine 2.09 Chinook salmon
Lysine 2.362 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.761 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 1.004 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.325 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.757 Chinook salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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