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Salmon vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Shrimp
Shrimp is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.925g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 134mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 67mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
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
47
Salmon
0
Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
25
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
Salmon
3
:
5
Shrimp
Contains more Iron +56.9%
Contains more Potassium +89.2%
Contains less Sodium -60.4%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Magnesium +34.5%
Contains more Copper +51.6%
Contains more Zinc +156.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.5%
Contains more Iron +56.9%
Contains more Potassium +89.2%
Contains less Sodium -60.4%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Magnesium +34.5%
Contains more Copper +51.6%
Contains more Zinc +156.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.5%

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
Salmon
9
:
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
119%
Salmon
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
0%
Salmon
0%
Shrimp
Fats
29%
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 Salmon Shrimp Opinion
Calories 142 99 Salmon
Protein 19.84 23.98 Shrimp
Fats 6.34 0.28 Salmon
Vitamin C 0 Salmon
Carbs 0 0.2 Shrimp
Cholesterol 55 189 Salmon
Vitamin D
Iron 0.8 0.51 Salmon
Calcium 12 70 Shrimp
Potassium 490 259 Salmon
Magnesium 29 39 Shrimp
Sugars
Fiber 0 Salmon
Copper 0.25 0.379 Shrimp
Zinc 0.64 1.64 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 200 237 Shrimp
Sodium 44 111 Salmon
Vitamin A 40 Salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.226 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.38 Salmon
Vitamin B3 7.86 Salmon
Vitamin B5 1.664 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.818 Salmon
Vitamin B12 3.18 Salmon
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Salmon
Trans Fat 0.002 Salmon
Saturated Fat 0.981 0.056 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 2.103 0.048 Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.539 0.079 Salmon
Tryptophan 0.222 Salmon
Threonine 0.87 Salmon
Isoleucine 0.914 Salmon
Leucine 1.613 Salmon
Lysine 1.822 Salmon
Methionine 0.587 Salmon
Phenylalanine 0.775 Salmon
Valine 1.022 Salmon
Histidine 0.584 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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