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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
:
4
Shrimp
Contains more Calcium +292.9%
Contains more Iron +2229.4%
Contains more Magnesium +669.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.2%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +72.6%
Contains more Copper +244.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Contains more Calcium +292.9%
Contains more Iron +2229.4%
Contains more Magnesium +669.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.2%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +72.6%
Contains more Copper +244.5%

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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Caviar
4
:
1
Shrimp
Contains more Fats +6292.9%
Contains more Carbs +1900%
Contains more Other +395.9%
Contains more Water +56.5%
Equal in Protein - 23.98
25% 18% 4% 48% 6%
Protein: 24.6 g
Fats: 17.9 g
Carbs: 4 g
Water: 47.5 g
Other: 6 g
24% 74%
Protein: 23.98 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 0.2 g
Water: 74.33 g
Other: 1.21 g
Contains more Fats +6292.9%
Contains more Carbs +1900%
Contains more Other +395.9%
Contains more Water +56.5%
Equal in Protein - 23.98

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Caviar
2
:
1
Shrimp
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +9547.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +9273.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.6%
25% 29% 46%
Saturated Fat: 4.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.631 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.405 g
31% 26% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.056 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.048 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.079 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +9547.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +9273.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Shrimp Opinion
Net carbs 4g 0.2g Caviar
Protein 24.6g 23.98g Caviar
Fats 17.9g 0.28g Caviar
Carbs 4g 0.2g Caviar
Calories 264kcal 99kcal Caviar
Calcium 275mg 70mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 0.51mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 39mg Caviar
Phosphorus 356mg 237mg Caviar
Potassium 181mg 259mg Shrimp
Sodium 1500mg 111mg Shrimp
Zinc 0.95mg 1.64mg Shrimp
Copper 0.11mg 0.379mg Shrimp
Vitamin A 905IU Caviar
Vitamin A RAE 271µg Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin B1 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12mg Caviar
Vitamin B5 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg Caviar
Folate 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg Caviar
Leucine 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg Caviar
Methionine 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg 189mg Shrimp
Trans Fat 0.002g Caviar
Saturated Fat 4.06g 0.056g Shrimp
Omega-3 - DHA 3.8g 0.015g Caviar
Omega-3 - EPA 2.741g 0.015g Caviar
Omega-3 - DPA 0.229g 0.001g Caviar
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g 0.048g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g 0.079g Caviar
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Shrimp
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.018g Shrimp
Omega-3 - ALA 0.001g Shrimp
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Shrimp

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores show how much of your all daily needs across all vitamins or minerals this food would cover if you took three 100 grams servings of it (approximation of 3 serving sizes)
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
266%
Caviar
0%
Shrimp
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
146%
Caviar
47%
Shrimp

Comparison summary

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 Cholesterol?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 399mg)
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.

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.