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Shrimp vs Atlantic mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Shrimp and Atlantic mackerel different?

  • Shrimp is richer in Copper, Zinc, and Calcium, while Atlantic mackerel is higher in Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Shrimp covers your daily need of Cholesterol 38% more than Atlantic mackerel.
  • Shrimp contains 5 times more Calcium than Atlantic mackerel. Shrimp contains 70mg of Calcium, while Atlantic mackerel contains 15mg.
  • Atlantic mackerel is lower in Cholesterol.

Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) and Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 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
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Zinc +74.5%
Contains more Copper +303.2%
Contains more Iron +207.8%
Contains more Magnesium +148.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.8%
Contains less Sodium -25.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 70% 120% 36% 11% 26% 32%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Zinc +74.5%
Contains more Copper +303.2%
Contains more Iron +207.8%
Contains more Magnesium +148.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.8%
Contains less Sodium -25.2%

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
Shrimp
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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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 11% 0% 0% 2% 40% 96% 129% 60% 107% 2% 2375% 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.
Shrimp Atlantic mackerel
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shrimp Atlantic mackerel Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 0g Shrimp
Protein 23.98g 23.85g Shrimp
Fats 0.28g 17.81g Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 0.2g 0g Shrimp
Calories 99kcal 262kcal Atlantic mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 0g Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 70mg 15mg Shrimp
Iron 0.51mg 1.57mg Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 39mg 97mg Atlantic mackerel
Phosphorus 237mg 278mg Atlantic mackerel
Potassium 259mg 401mg Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 111mg 83mg Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 1.64mg 0.94mg Shrimp
Copper 0.379mg 0.094mg Shrimp
Vitamin A IU 180IU Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C mg 0.4mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B1 mg 0.159mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 mg 0.412mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 mg 6.85mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 mg 0.99mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 mg 0.46mg Atlantic mackerel
Folate µg 2µg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 µg 19µg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.267mg Atlantic mackerel
Threonine mg 1.045mg Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine mg 1.099mg Atlantic mackerel
Leucine mg 1.938mg Atlantic mackerel
Lysine mg 2.19mg Atlantic mackerel
Methionine mg 0.706mg Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine mg 0.931mg Atlantic mackerel
Valine mg 1.228mg Atlantic mackerel
Histidine mg 0.702mg Atlantic mackerel
Cholesterol 189mg 75mg Atlantic mackerel
Trans Fat 0.002g g Atlantic mackerel
Saturated Fat 0.056g 4.176g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048g 7.006g Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 4.3g Atlantic mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shrimp Atlantic mackerel
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
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Shrimp
235
Atlantic mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
47
Shrimp
44
Atlantic mackerel

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
144%
Shrimp
143%
Atlantic mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
0%
Atlantic mackerel
Fats
1%
Shrimp
82%
Atlantic mackerel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 114mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($7)
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. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175180/nutrients
  2. Atlantic mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175120/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.