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Roe vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Roe and Shrimp different?

  • Roe is richer in Phosphorus, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, while Shrimp is higher in Copper.
  • Roe covers your daily need of Cholesterol 97% more than Shrimp.
  • Roe contains 44 times more Monounsaturated Fat than Shrimp. Roe contains 2.129g of Monounsaturated Fat, while Shrimp contains 0.048g.
  • Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat.

Fish, roe, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) types were used in this article.

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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
Roe
3
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5
Shrimp
Contains more Iron +51%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.3%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +28.1%
Contains more Copper +196.1%
Equal in Potassium - 259
Equal in Sodium - 111
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 29% 19% 221% 25% 16% 35% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Contains more Iron +51%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.3%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +28.1%
Contains more Copper +196.1%
Equal in Potassium - 259
Equal in Sodium - 111

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
Roe
9
:
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 19% 0% 0% 55% 70% 219% 42% 70% 43% 69% 1443% 0%
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.
Roe Shrimp
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
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roe Shrimp Opinion
Net carbs 1.92g 0.2g Roe
Protein 28.62g 23.98g Roe
Fats 8.23g 0.28g Roe
Carbs 1.92g 0.2g Roe
Calories 204kcal 99kcal Roe
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g g Roe
Calcium 28mg 70mg Shrimp
Iron 0.77mg 0.51mg Roe
Magnesium 26mg 39mg Shrimp
Phosphorus 515mg 237mg Roe
Potassium 283mg 259mg Roe
Sodium 117mg 111mg Shrimp
Zinc 1.28mg 1.64mg Shrimp
Copper 0.128mg 0.379mg Shrimp
Vitamin A 303IU IU Roe
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 16.4mg mg Roe
Vitamin B1 0.277mg mg Roe
Vitamin B2 0.949mg mg Roe
Vitamin B3 2.192mg mg Roe
Vitamin B5 1.154mg mg Roe
Vitamin B6 0.185mg mg Roe
Folate 92µg µg Roe
Vitamin B12 11.54µg µg Roe
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.375mg mg Roe
Threonine 1.305mg mg Roe
Isoleucine 1.465mg mg Roe
Leucine 2.509mg mg Roe
Lysine 2.179mg mg Roe
Methionine 0.71mg mg Roe
Phenylalanine 1.401mg mg Roe
Valine 1.676mg mg Roe
Histidine 0.778mg mg Roe
Cholesterol 479mg 189mg Shrimp
Trans Fat g 0.002g Roe
Saturated Fat 1.866g 0.056g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 2.129g 0.048g Roe
Polyunsaturated fat 3.404g 0.079g Roe

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Roe 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
169
Roe
0
Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
49
Roe
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
172%
Roe
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
2%
Roe
0%
Shrimp
Fats
38%
Roe
1%
Shrimp

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 290mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.81g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $93)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Roe
Roe is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Roe
Roe is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Roe - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174239/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.