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Perch vs. Shrimp — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Perch and Shrimp

  • Perch has more Manganese, Vitamin B12, Iron, and Vitamin B2, however, Shrimp is richer in Selenium, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, and Copper.
  • Shrimp's daily need coverage for Selenium is 61% more.
  • Perch contains 18 times more Manganese than Shrimp. Perch contains 0.9mg of Manganese, while Shrimp contains 0.049mg.
  • Perch contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, perch, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat (may have been 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Perch
6
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4
Shrimp
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Potassium +102.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Manganese +1736.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.1%
Contains more Zinc +14%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Selenium +207.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 37
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 44% 28% 111% 31% 11% 39% 64% 118% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 12% 27% 132% 15% 124% 45% 86% 7% 270%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Potassium +102.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Manganese +1736.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.1%
Contains more Zinc +14%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Selenium +207.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 37

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Perch
5
:
8
Shrimp
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +840.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.9%
Contains more Folate +300%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 6% 20% 28% 36% 53% 33% 5% 275% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 19% 44% 3% 0% 8% 6% 51% 32% 56% 18% 208% 74% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +840.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.9%
Contains more Folate +300%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Perch
2
:
3
Shrimp
Contains more Fats +44.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +243.7%
Equal in Protein - 22.78
Equal in Water - 71.56
25% 73%
Protein: 24.86 g
Fats: 1.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.25 g
Other: 0.71 g
23% 2% 72% 2%
Protein: 22.78 g
Fats: 1.7 g
Carbs: 1.52 g
Water: 71.56 g
Other: 2.44 g
Contains more Fats +44.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +243.7%
Equal in Protein - 22.78
Equal in Water - 71.56

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Perch
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2
Shrimp
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +85.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25%
26% 22% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.237 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.195 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.472 g
35% 25% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.521 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.361 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.59 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +85.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Perch Shrimp
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Perch Shrimp Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.52g Shrimp
Protein 24.86g 22.78g Perch
Fats 1.18g 1.7g Shrimp
Carbs 0g 1.52g Shrimp
Calories 117kcal 119kcal Shrimp
Calcium 102mg 91mg Perch
Iron 1.16mg 0.32mg Perch
Magnesium 38mg 37mg Perch
Phosphorus 257mg 306mg Shrimp
Potassium 344mg 170mg Perch
Sodium 79mg 947mg Perch
Zinc 1.43mg 1.63mg Shrimp
Copper 0.192mg 0.258mg Shrimp
Manganese 0.9mg 0.049mg Perch
Selenium 16.1µg 49.5µg Shrimp
Vitamin A 32IU 301IU Shrimp
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 90µg Shrimp
Vitamin E 2.2mg Shrimp
Vitamin D 4IU Shrimp
Vitamin D 0.1µg Shrimp
Vitamin C 1.7mg 0mg Perch
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.032mg Perch
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.024mg Perch
Vitamin B3 1.9mg 2.678mg Shrimp
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.519mg Perch
Vitamin B6 0.14mg 0.242mg Shrimp
Folate 6µg 24µg Shrimp
Vitamin B12 2.2µg 1.66µg Perch
Choline 135.4mg Shrimp
Vitamin K 0.4µg Shrimp
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.26mg Perch
Threonine 1.09mg 0.904mg Perch
Isoleucine 1.145mg 1.05mg Perch
Leucine 2.02mg 1.95mg Perch
Lysine 2.283mg 2.172mg Perch
Methionine 0.736mg 0.665mg Perch
Phenylalanine 0.97mg 0.992mg Shrimp
Valine 1.281mg 1.067mg Perch
Histidine 0.732mg 0.501mg Perch
Cholesterol 115mg 211mg Perch
Trans Fat 0.035g Perch
Saturated Fat 0.237g 0.521g Perch
Omega-3 - DHA 0.223g 0.141g Perch
Omega-3 - EPA 0.101g 0.135g Shrimp
Omega-3 - DPA 0.036g 0.012g Perch
Monounsaturated Fat 0.195g 0.361g Shrimp
Polyunsaturated fat 0.472g 0.59g Shrimp
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.012g Shrimp

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Perch Shrimp
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Perch
40%
Shrimp
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Perch
74%
Shrimp

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Perch
Perch is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Perch
Perch contains less Sodium (difference - 868mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Perch
Perch is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 96mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Perch
Perch is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.284g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Perch
Perch is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Perch
Perch is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Perch - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173679/nutrients
  2. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171971/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.