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Shrimp vs Chinook salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Shrimp and Chinook salmon

  • Shrimp is higher in Copper, and Zinc, however Chinook salmon is richer in Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Shrimp's daily need coverage for Copper is 36% higher.
  • Shrimp has 3 times more Zinc than Chinook salmon. While Shrimp has 1.64mg of Zinc, Chinook salmon has only 0.56mg.
  • Chinook salmon has less Cholesterol.

The food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) and Fish, salmon, chinook, cooked, dry heat.

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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 +150%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Copper +615.1%
Contains more Iron +78.4%
Contains more Magnesium +212.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.5%
Contains more Potassium +95%
Contains less Sodium -45.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 35% 88% 159% 45% 8% 16% 18%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Copper +615.1%
Contains more Iron +78.4%
Contains more Magnesium +212.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.5%
Contains more Potassium +95%
Contains less Sodium -45.9%

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
0
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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 30% 0% 0% 14% 11% 36% 189% 52% 107% 27% 359% 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 Chinook salmon
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Shrimp Chinook salmon Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 0g Shrimp
Protein 23.98g 25.72g Chinook salmon
Fats 0.28g 13.38g Chinook salmon
Carbs 0.2g 0g Shrimp
Calories 99kcal 231kcal Chinook salmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 0g Chinook salmon
Calcium 70mg 28mg Shrimp
Iron 0.51mg 0.91mg Chinook salmon
Magnesium 39mg 122mg Chinook salmon
Phosphorus 237mg 371mg Chinook salmon
Potassium 259mg 505mg Chinook salmon
Sodium 111mg 60mg Chinook salmon
Zinc 1.64mg 0.56mg Shrimp
Copper 0.379mg 0.053mg Shrimp
Vitamin A IU 496IU Chinook salmon
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C mg 4.1mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.044mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B2 mg 0.154mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 mg 10.045mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 mg 0.865mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 mg 0.462mg Chinook salmon
Folate µg 35µg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 µg 2.87µg Chinook salmon
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.288mg Chinook salmon
Threonine mg 1.127mg Chinook salmon
Isoleucine mg 1.185mg Chinook salmon
Leucine mg 2.09mg Chinook salmon
Lysine mg 2.362mg Chinook salmon
Methionine mg 0.761mg Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine mg 1.004mg Chinook salmon
Valine mg 1.325mg Chinook salmon
Histidine mg 0.757mg Chinook salmon
Cholesterol 189mg 85mg Chinook salmon
Trans Fat 0.002g g Chinook salmon
Saturated Fat 0.056g 3.214g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048g 5.742g Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 2.662g Chinook salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shrimp Chinook salmon
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
68
Chinook salmon
Mineral Summary Score
47
Shrimp
47
Chinook salmon

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
154%
Chinook salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
0%
Chinook salmon
Fats
1%
Shrimp
62%
Chinook salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.158g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon 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. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175180/nutrients
  2. Chinook salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171999/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.