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Atlantic mackerel vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Atlantic mackerel and Shrimp different?

  • Atlantic mackerel is richer in Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus, and Polyunsaturated fat, while Shrimp is higher in Copper, Zinc, and Calcium.
  • Shrimp covers your daily need of Cholesterol 38% more than Atlantic mackerel.
  • Atlantic mackerel contains 75 times more Saturated Fat than Shrimp. Atlantic mackerel contains 4.176g of Saturated Fat, while Shrimp contains 0.056g.

Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) types were used in this article.

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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
Contains more Iron +207.8%
Contains more Magnesium +148.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.8%
Contains less Sodium -25.2%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Zinc +74.5%
Contains more Copper +303.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 70% 120% 36% 11% 26% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Contains more Iron +207.8%
Contains more Magnesium +148.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.8%
Contains less Sodium -25.2%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Zinc +74.5%
Contains more Copper +303.2%

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
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Shrimp
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 11% 0% 0% 2% 40% 96% 129% 60% 107% 2% 2375% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Atlantic mackerel Shrimp
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Atlantic mackerel Shrimp Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.2g Shrimp
Protein 23.85g 23.98g Shrimp
Fats 17.81g 0.28g Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 0g 0.2g Shrimp
Calories 262kcal 99kcal Atlantic mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g g Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 15mg 70mg Shrimp
Iron 1.57mg 0.51mg Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 97mg 39mg Atlantic mackerel
Phosphorus 278mg 237mg Atlantic mackerel
Potassium 401mg 259mg Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 83mg 111mg Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0.94mg 1.64mg Shrimp
Copper 0.094mg 0.379mg Shrimp
Vitamin A 180IU IU Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0.4mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.159mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.46mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Folate 2µg µg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 19µg µg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.267mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 1.045mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.938mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 2.19mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.706mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Valine 1.228mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.702mg mg Atlantic mackerel
Cholesterol 75mg 189mg Atlantic mackerel
Trans Fat g 0.002g Atlantic mackerel
Saturated Fat 4.176g 0.056g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006g 0.048g Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3g 0.079g Atlantic mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Atlantic mackerel Shrimp
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
235
Atlantic mackerel
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Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
44
Atlantic mackerel
47
Shrimp

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 food.
Protein
143%
Atlantic mackerel
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
0%
Shrimp
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
1%
Shrimp

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 114mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Atlantic mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175120/nutrients
  2. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175180/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.