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Chinook salmon vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chinook salmon and Shrimp

  • Chinook salmon is higher in Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, however Shrimp is richer in Copper, and Zinc.
  • Shrimp's daily need coverage for Copper is 36% higher.
  • Chinook salmon has 120 times more Monounsaturated Fat than Shrimp. While Chinook salmon has 5.742g of Monounsaturated Fat, Shrimp has only 0.048g.
  • Shrimp has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, salmon, chinook, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen).

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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 +78.4%
Contains more Magnesium +212.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.5%
Contains more Potassium +95%
Contains less Sodium -45.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Copper +615.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 35% 88% 159% 45% 8% 16% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Contains more Iron +78.4%
Contains more Magnesium +212.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.5%
Contains more Potassium +95%
Contains less Sodium -45.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Copper +615.1%

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 30% 0% 0% 14% 11% 36% 189% 52% 107% 27% 359% 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.
Chinook salmon Shrimp
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinook salmon Shrimp Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.2g Shrimp
Protein 25.72g 23.98g Chinook salmon
Fats 13.38g 0.28g Chinook salmon
Carbs 0g 0.2g Shrimp
Calories 231kcal 99kcal Chinook salmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g g Chinook salmon
Calcium 28mg 70mg Shrimp
Iron 0.91mg 0.51mg Chinook salmon
Magnesium 122mg 39mg Chinook salmon
Phosphorus 371mg 237mg Chinook salmon
Potassium 505mg 259mg Chinook salmon
Sodium 60mg 111mg Chinook salmon
Zinc 0.56mg 1.64mg Shrimp
Copper 0.053mg 0.379mg Shrimp
Vitamin A 496IU IU Chinook salmon
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 4.1mg mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B1 0.044mg mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B2 0.154mg mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 10.045mg mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865mg mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 0.462mg mg Chinook salmon
Folate 35µg µg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 2.87µg µg Chinook salmon
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.288mg mg Chinook salmon
Threonine 1.127mg mg Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 1.185mg mg Chinook salmon
Leucine 2.09mg mg Chinook salmon
Lysine 2.362mg mg Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.761mg mg Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 1.004mg mg Chinook salmon
Valine 1.325mg mg Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.757mg mg Chinook salmon
Cholesterol 85mg 189mg Chinook salmon
Trans Fat g 0.002g Chinook salmon
Saturated Fat 3.214g 0.056g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742g 0.048g Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662g 0.079g Chinook salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinook salmon 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
68
Chinook salmon
0
Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
47
Chinook salmon
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
154%
Chinook salmon
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
0%
Shrimp
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
1%
Shrimp

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.158g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon 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 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. Chinook salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171999/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.