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Rainbow trout vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Rainbow trout and Shrimp

  • Rainbow trout is higher in Polyunsaturated fat, and Monounsaturated Fat, however Shrimp is richer in Copper, and Zinc.
  • Shrimp's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 43% higher.
  • Rainbow trout has 41 times more Monounsaturated Fat than Shrimp. While Rainbow trout has 1.979g of Monounsaturated Fat, Shrimp has only 0.048g.
  • Shrimp has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, trout, rainbow, farmed, raw 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
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Shrimp
Contains more Potassium +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Contains more Iron +64.5%
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Magnesium +56%
Contains more Copper +723.9%
Contains more Zinc +264.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 237
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 8% 34% 18% 16% 13% 97% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 22% 23% 28% 127% 45% 102% 15%
Contains more Potassium +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Contains more Iron +64.5%
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Magnesium +56%
Contains more Copper +723.9%
Contains more Zinc +264.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 237

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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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 10% 17% 47% 477% 30% 21% 105% 101% 79% 538% 1% 9%
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
119
Rainbow trout
0
Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
25
Rainbow trout
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
120%
Rainbow trout
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
0%
Rainbow trout
0%
Shrimp
Fats
29%
Rainbow trout
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.
Rainbow trout Shrimp
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.327g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shrimp
Shrimp is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 130mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout contains less Sodium (difference - 60mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($7)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rainbow trout Shrimp Opinion
Calories 141 99 Rainbow trout
Protein 19.94 23.98 Shrimp
Fats 6.18 0.28 Rainbow trout
Vitamin C 2.9 Rainbow trout
Carbs 0 0.2 Shrimp
Cholesterol 59 189 Rainbow trout
Vitamin D 635 Rainbow trout
Iron 0.31 0.51 Shrimp
Calcium 25 70 Shrimp
Potassium 377 259 Rainbow trout
Magnesium 25 39 Shrimp
Sugar 0 Shrimp
Fiber 0 Rainbow trout
Copper 0.046 0.379 Shrimp
Zinc 0.45 1.64 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 226 237 Shrimp
Sodium 51 111 Rainbow trout
Vitamin A 280 Rainbow trout
Vitamin E 2.34 Rainbow trout
Vitamin D 15.9 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B1 0.12 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B2 0.09 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B3 5.567 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B5 1.667 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B6 0.34 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B12 4.3 Rainbow trout
Vitamin K 0.1 Rainbow trout
Folate 11 Rainbow trout
Trans Fat 0.047 0.002 Shrimp
Saturated Fat 1.383 0.056 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 1.979 0.048 Rainbow trout
Polyunsaturated fat 1.507 0.079 Rainbow trout
Tryptophan 0.234 Rainbow trout
Threonine 0.915 Rainbow trout
Isoleucine 0.962 Rainbow trout
Leucine 1.696 Rainbow trout
Lysine 1.916 Rainbow trout
Methionine 0.618 Rainbow trout
Phenylalanine 0.815 Rainbow trout
Valine 1.075 Rainbow trout
Histidine 0.614 Rainbow trout
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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. Rainbow trout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173717/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.