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Caviar vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Caviar and Shrimp

  • Caviar has more Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, and Phosphorus, while Shrimp has more Copper, and Zinc.
  • Caviar covers your daily need of Iron 142% more than Shrimp.
  • Caviar contains 73 times more Saturated Fat than Shrimp. While Caviar contains 4.06g of Saturated Fat, Shrimp contains only 0.056g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, caviar, black and red, granular 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
Caviar
4
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4
Shrimp
Contains more Iron +2229.4%
Contains more Calcium +292.9%
Contains more Magnesium +669.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.2%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains more Copper +244.5%
Contains more Zinc +72.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 446% 83% 16% 215% 37% 26% 153% 196%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 22% 23% 28% 127% 45% 102% 15%
Contains more Iron +2229.4%
Contains more Calcium +292.9%
Contains more Magnesium +669.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.2%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains more Copper +244.5%
Contains more Zinc +72.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%

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
Caviar
12
:
0
Shrimp
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 55% 38% 87% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 2500% 2% 38%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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
266
Caviar
0
Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
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
148%
Caviar
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
0%
Shrimp
Fats
83%
Caviar
1%
Shrimp

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.
Caviar Shrimp
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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Caviar Shrimp
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 399mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 1389mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.004g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $93)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Shrimp Opinion
Calories 264 99 Caviar
Protein 24.6 23.98 Caviar
Fats 17.9 0.28 Caviar
Vitamin C 0 Caviar
Carbs 4 0.2 Caviar
Cholesterol 588 189 Shrimp
Vitamin D 117 Caviar
Iron 11.88 0.51 Caviar
Calcium 275 70 Caviar
Potassium 181 259 Shrimp
Magnesium 300 39 Caviar
Sugar 0 Shrimp
Fiber 0 Caviar
Copper 0.11 0.379 Shrimp
Zinc 0.95 1.64 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 356 237 Caviar
Sodium 1500 111 Shrimp
Vitamin A 905 Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89 Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9 Caviar
Vitamin B1 0.19 Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62 Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12 Caviar
Vitamin B5 3.5 Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32 Caviar
Vitamin B12 20 Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6 Caviar
Folate 50 Caviar
Trans Fat 0.002 Caviar
Saturated Fat 4.06 0.056 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631 0.048 Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405 0.079 Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323 Caviar
Threonine 1.263 Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035 Caviar
Leucine 2.133 Caviar
Lysine 1.834 Caviar
Methionine 0.646 Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071 Caviar
Valine 1.263 Caviar
Histidine 0.649 Caviar
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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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.