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Shrimp vs Tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 140mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.556g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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 cheaper?
?
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 Tuna
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shrimp 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
90
Tuna
Mineral Summary Score
32
Shrimp
30
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
:
5
Tuna
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Copper +244.5%
Contains more Zinc +113%
Contains more Iron +156.9%
Contains more Potassium +24.7%
Contains more Magnesium +64.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.6%
Contains less Sodium -55%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Copper +244.5%
Contains more Zinc +113%
Contains more Iron +156.9%
Contains more Potassium +24.7%
Contains more Magnesium +64.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.6%
Contains less Sodium -55%

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
Tuna

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
179%
Tuna
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
0%
Tuna
Fats
1%
Shrimp
29%
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 Tuna Opinion
Calories 99 184 Tuna
Protein 23.98 29.91 Tuna
Fats 0.28 6.28 Tuna
Vitamin C 0 Tuna
Carbs 0.2 0 Shrimp
Cholesterol 189 49 Tuna
Vitamin D
Iron 0.51 1.31 Tuna
Calcium 70 10 Shrimp
Potassium 259 323 Tuna
Magnesium 39 64 Tuna
Sugars
Fiber 0 Tuna
Copper 0.379 0.11 Shrimp
Zinc 1.64 0.77 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 237 326 Tuna
Sodium 111 50 Tuna
Vitamin A 2520 Tuna
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.278 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 Tuna
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Tuna
Trans Fat 0.002 Tuna
Saturated Fat 0.056 1.612 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048 2.053 Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 1.844 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 Tuna
Valine 1.541 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 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.