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Shrimp vs Chinook salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.158g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
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 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.
Shrimp Chinook salmon
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shrimp Chinook salmon
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
0
Shrimp
40
Chinook salmon
Mineral Summary Score
32
Shrimp
37
Chinook salmon

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
Shrimp
3
:
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%
Contains more Iron +78.4%
Contains more Potassium +95%
Contains more Magnesium +212.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.5%
Contains less Sodium -45.9%

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
Shrimp
0
:

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

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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 Shrimp Chinook salmon Opinion
Calories 99 231 Chinook salmon
Protein 23.98 25.72 Chinook salmon
Fats 0.28 13.38 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 4.1 Chinook salmon
Carbs 0.2 0 Shrimp
Cholesterol 189 85 Chinook salmon
Vitamin D
Iron 0.51 0.91 Chinook salmon
Calcium 70 28 Shrimp
Potassium 259 505 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 39 122 Chinook salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 Chinook salmon
Copper 0.379 0.053 Shrimp
Zinc 1.64 0.56 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 237 371 Chinook salmon
Sodium 111 60 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 0.056 3.214 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048 5.742 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 2.662 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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.