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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, Polyunsaturated fat and Monounsaturated 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
:
5
Shrimp
Contains more Iron +51%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.3%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +196.1%
Contains more Zinc +28.1%
Equal in Potassium - 259
Equal in Sodium - 111
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 9% 25% 19% 43% 35% 221% 16%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 22% 23% 28% 127% 45% 102% 15%
Contains more Iron +51%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.3%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +196.1%
Contains more Zinc +28.1%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 55% 19% 0% 0% 70% 219% 42% 70% 43% 1443% 0% 69%
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

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
172%
Roe
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
2%
Roe
0%
Shrimp
Fats
38%
Roe
1%
Shrimp

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Roe Shrimp
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 290mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Roe Shrimp Opinion
Calories 204 99 Roe
Protein 28.62 23.98 Roe
Fats 8.23 0.28 Roe
Vitamin C 16.4 Roe
Carbs 1.92 0.2 Roe
Cholesterol 479 189 Shrimp
Vitamin D
Iron 0.77 0.51 Roe
Calcium 28 70 Shrimp
Potassium 283 259 Roe
Magnesium 26 39 Shrimp
Sugars
Fiber 0 Roe
Copper 0.128 0.379 Shrimp
Zinc 1.28 1.64 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 515 237 Roe
Sodium 117 111 Shrimp
Vitamin A 303 Roe
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.277 Roe
Vitamin B2 0.949 Roe
Vitamin B3 2.192 Roe
Vitamin B5 1.154 Roe
Vitamin B6 0.185 Roe
Vitamin B12 11.54 Roe
Vitamin K
Folate 92 Roe
Trans Fat 0.002 Roe
Saturated Fat 1.866 0.056 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 2.129 0.048 Roe
Polyunsaturated fat 3.404 0.079 Roe
Tryptophan 0.375 Roe
Threonine 1.305 Roe
Isoleucine 1.465 Roe
Leucine 2.509 Roe
Lysine 2.179 Roe
Methionine 0.71 Roe
Phenylalanine 1.401 Roe
Valine 1.676 Roe
Histidine 0.778 Roe
Fructose

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 of 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.