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Shrimp vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Shrimp and Mackerel

  • Shrimp is higher in Copper, however Mackerel is richer in Iron, Potassium, Monounsaturated Fat and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Mackerel's daily need coverage for Sodium is 189% higher.
  • Shrimp has 4 times more Copper than Mackerel. While Shrimp has 0.379mg of Copper, Mackerel has only 0.1mg.
  • Mackerel has less Cholesterol.

The food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) and Fish, mackerel, salted.

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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
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Contains more Copper +279%
Contains more Zinc +49.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Contains more Iron +174.5%
Contains more Potassium +100.8%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Equal in Calcium - 66
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 22% 23% 28% 127% 45% 102% 15%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 20% 46% 43% 34% 30% 109% 581%
Contains more Copper +279%
Contains more Zinc +49.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Contains more Iron +174.5%
Contains more Potassium +100.8%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Equal in Calcium - 66
Equal in Phosphorus - 254

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 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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 48% 756% 5% 44% 62% 0% 95% 1500% 20% 12%

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
0
Shrimp
212
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
47
Shrimp
114
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 the food
Protein
144%
Shrimp
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
0%
Mackerel
Fats
1%
Shrimp
116%
Mackerel

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.
Shrimp Mackerel
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price 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
Shrimp Mackerel
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 contains less Sugars?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 4339mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.092g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($7)
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 Shrimp Mackerel Opinion
Calories 99 305 Mackerel
Protein 23.98 18.5 Shrimp
Fats 0.28 25.1 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0 Mackerel
Carbs 0.2 0 Shrimp
Cholesterol 189 95 Mackerel
Vitamin D 1006 Mackerel
Iron 0.51 1.4 Mackerel
Calcium 70 66 Shrimp
Potassium 259 520 Mackerel
Magnesium 39 60 Mackerel
Sugars 0 Shrimp
Fiber 0 Mackerel
Copper 0.379 0.1 Shrimp
Zinc 1.64 1.1 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 237 254 Mackerel
Sodium 111 4450 Shrimp
Vitamin A 157 Mackerel
Vitamin E 2.38 Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.02 Mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.19 Mackerel
Vitamin B3 3.3 Mackerel
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.41 Mackerel
Vitamin B12 12 Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8 Mackerel
Folate 15 Mackerel
Trans Fat 0.002 Mackerel
Saturated Fat 0.056 7.148 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048 8.32 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 6.21 Mackerel
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175180/nutrients
  2. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168149/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.