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Shrimp vs Mussel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 258mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.794g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 133mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (50)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($7)

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 Mussel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shrimp Mussel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
126
Mussel
Mineral Summary Score
32
Shrimp
47
Mussel

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
4
:
4
Mussel
Contains more Calcium +112.1%
Contains more Copper +154.4%
Contains less Sodium -69.9%
Contains more Iron +1217.6%
Contains more Zinc +62.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Equal in Potassium - 268
Equal in Magnesium - 37
Contains more Calcium +112.1%
Contains more Copper +154.4%
Contains less Sodium -69.9%
Contains more Iron +1217.6%
Contains more Zinc +62.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Equal in Potassium - 268
Equal in Magnesium - 37

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
Mussel

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
143%
Mussel
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
7%
Mussel
Fats
1%
Shrimp
21%
Mussel

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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 Mussel Opinion
Calories 99 172 Mussel
Protein 23.98 23.8 Shrimp
Fats 0.28 4.48 Mussel
Vitamin C 13.6 Mussel
Carbs 0.2 7.39 Mussel
Cholesterol 189 56 Mussel
Vitamin D
Iron 0.51 6.72 Mussel
Calcium 70 33 Shrimp
Potassium 259 268 Mussel
Magnesium 39 37 Shrimp
Sugars
Fiber 0 Mussel
Copper 0.379 0.149 Shrimp
Zinc 1.64 2.67 Mussel
Starch
Phosphorus 237 285 Mussel
Sodium 111 369 Shrimp
Vitamin A 304 Mussel
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.3 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.42 Mussel
Vitamin B3 3 Mussel
Vitamin B5 0.95 Mussel
Vitamin B6 0.1 Mussel
Vitamin B12 24 Mussel
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Mussel
Trans Fat 0.002 Mussel
Saturated Fat 0.056 0.85 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048 1.014 Mussel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 1.212 Mussel
Tryptophan 0.267 Mussel
Threonine 1.025 Mussel
Isoleucine 1.036 Mussel
Leucine 1.676 Mussel
Lysine 1.779 Mussel
Methionine 0.537 Mussel
Phenylalanine 0.853 Mussel
Valine 1.04 Mussel
Histidine 0.457 Mussel
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.