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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 Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated 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
Contains more Potassium +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Iron +64.5%
Contains more Magnesium +56%
Contains more Zinc +264.4%
Contains more Copper +723.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 237
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 18% 97% 34% 7% 13% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Contains more Potassium +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Iron +64.5%
Contains more Magnesium +56%
Contains more Zinc +264.4%
Contains more Copper +723.9%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 17% 47% 477% 10% 30% 21% 105% 101% 79% 9% 538% 1%
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.
Rainbow trout Shrimp
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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Rainbow trout 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
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

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 contains less Sodium?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout contains less Sodium (difference - 60mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 130mg)
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)

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.