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Shrimp vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 129mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.364g)
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.
Shrimp Skipjack tuna
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Shrimp Skipjack tuna
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
49
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
32
Shrimp
31
Skipjack tuna

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 +89.2%
Contains more Copper +244.5%
Contains more Zinc +56.2%
Contains more Iron +213.7%
Contains more Potassium +101.5%
Contains more Magnesium +12.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -57.7%
Contains more Calcium +89.2%
Contains more Copper +244.5%
Contains more Zinc +56.2%
Contains more Iron +213.7%
Contains more Potassium +101.5%
Contains more Magnesium +12.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -57.7%

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
1%
Shrimp
6%
Skipjack tuna

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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 Skipjack tuna Opinion
Calories 99 132 Skipjack tuna
Protein 23.98 28.21 Skipjack tuna
Fats 0.28 1.29 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin C 1 Skipjack tuna
Carbs 0.2 0 Shrimp
Cholesterol 189 60 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin D
Iron 0.51 1.6 Skipjack tuna
Calcium 70 37 Shrimp
Potassium 259 522 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 39 44 Skipjack tuna
Sugars
Fiber 0 Skipjack tuna
Copper 0.379 0.11 Shrimp
Zinc 1.64 1.05 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 237 285 Skipjack tuna
Sodium 111 47 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 60 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.038 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B2 0.122 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 18.756 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0.981 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.19 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Skipjack tuna
Trans Fat 0.002 Skipjack tuna
Saturated Fat 0.056 0.42 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048 0.243 Skipjack tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 0.403 Skipjack tuna
Tryptophan 0.316 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101 Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83 Skipjack tuna
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.