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Shrimp vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Shrimp and Caviar

  • Shrimp has more Copper, and Zinc, while Caviar has more Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, and Phosphorus.
  • Caviar covers your daily need of Iron 142% more than Shrimp.
  • Shrimp contains 3 times more Copper than Caviar. While Shrimp contains 0.379mg of Copper, Caviar contains only 0.11mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Shrimp is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) and Fish, caviar, black and red, granular.

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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
Shrimp
4
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4
Caviar
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +72.6%
Contains more Copper +244.5%
Contains more Calcium +292.9%
Contains more Iron +2229.4%
Contains more Magnesium +669.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +72.6%
Contains more Copper +244.5%
Contains more Calcium +292.9%
Contains more Iron +2229.4%
Contains more Magnesium +669.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.2%

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
0
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12
Caviar
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 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%

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 Caviar
Lower in Sugar ok
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
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shrimp Caviar Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 4g Caviar
Protein 23.98g 24.6g Caviar
Fats 0.28g 17.9g Caviar
Carbs 0.2g 4g Caviar
Calories 99kcal 264kcal Caviar
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Shrimp
Fiber g 0g Caviar
Calcium 70mg 275mg Caviar
Iron 0.51mg 11.88mg Caviar
Magnesium 39mg 300mg Caviar
Phosphorus 237mg 356mg Caviar
Potassium 259mg 181mg Shrimp
Sodium 111mg 1500mg Shrimp
Zinc 1.64mg 0.95mg Shrimp
Copper 0.379mg 0.11mg Shrimp
Vitamin A IU 905IU Caviar
Vitamin E mg 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D IU 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D µg 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin C mg 0mg Caviar
Vitamin B1 mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 mg 0.12mg Caviar
Vitamin B5 mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 mg 0.32mg Caviar
Folate µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 µg 20µg Caviar
Vitamin K µg 0.6µg Caviar
Tryptophan mg 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine mg 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine mg 1.035mg Caviar
Leucine mg 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine mg 1.834mg Caviar
Methionine mg 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine mg 1.071mg Caviar
Valine mg 1.263mg Caviar
Histidine mg 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol 189mg 588mg Shrimp
Trans Fat 0.002g g Caviar
Saturated Fat 0.056g 4.06g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048g 4.631g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 7.405g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shrimp Caviar
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
0
Shrimp
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
47
Shrimp
146
Caviar

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
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
4%
Caviar
Fats
1%
Shrimp
83%
Caviar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 1389mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 399mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.004g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $93)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.