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Shrimp vs Salmon - 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.
Shrimp Salmon
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
Shrimp 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
47
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
32
Shrimp
25
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
5
:
3
Salmon
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%
Contains more Iron +56.9%
Contains more Potassium +89.2%
Contains less Sodium -60.4%

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
:
9
Salmon

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
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
0%
Salmon
Fats
1%
Shrimp
29%
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 Salmon Opinion
Calories 99 142 Salmon
Protein 23.98 19.84 Shrimp
Fats 0.28 6.34 Salmon
Vitamin C 0 Salmon
Carbs 0.2 0 Shrimp
Cholesterol 189 55 Salmon
Vitamin D
Iron 0.51 0.8 Salmon
Calcium 70 12 Shrimp
Potassium 259 490 Salmon
Magnesium 39 29 Shrimp
Sugars
Fiber 0 Salmon
Copper 0.379 0.25 Shrimp
Zinc 1.64 0.64 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 237 200 Shrimp
Sodium 111 44 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 0.056 0.981 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048 2.103 Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 2.539 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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