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Shrimp vs. Milkfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Shrimp and Milkfish

  • Shrimp has more Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, and Vitamin A RAE, while Milkfish has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Milkfish covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 67% more than Shrimp.
  • Shrimp contains 10 times more Sodium than Milkfish. While Shrimp contains 947mg of Sodium, Milkfish contains only 92mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat (may have been previously frozen) and Fish, milkfish, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +55.2%
Contains more Copper +486.4%
Contains more Manganese +88.5%
Contains more Selenium +205.6%
Contains more Iron +28.1%
Contains more Potassium +120%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 38
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 12% 27% 132% 15% 124% 45% 86% 7% 270%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 16% 28% 90% 33% 12% 29% 15% 4% 89%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +55.2%
Contains more Copper +486.4%
Contains more Manganese +88.5%
Contains more Selenium +205.6%
Contains more Iron +28.1%
Contains more Potassium +120%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 38

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Shrimp
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Contains more Vitamin A +176.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +97%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 19% 44% 3% 0% 8% 6% 51% 32% 56% 18% 208% 74% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 4% 16% 155% 52% 113% 14% 409% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +176.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +97%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +14.3%
Contains more Protein +15.5%
Contains more Fats +407.6%
Equal in Other - 2.42
23% 2% 72% 2%
Protein: 22.78 g
Fats: 1.7 g
Carbs: 1.52 g
Water: 71.56 g
Other: 2.44 g
26% 9% 63% 2%
Protein: 26.32 g
Fats: 8.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.63 g
Other: 2.42 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +14.3%
Contains more Protein +15.5%
Contains more Fats +407.6%
Equal in Other - 2.42

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Shrimp Milkfish
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shrimp Milkfish Opinion
Net carbs 1.52g 0g Shrimp
Protein 22.78g 26.32g Milkfish
Fats 1.7g 8.63g Milkfish
Carbs 1.52g 0g Shrimp
Calories 119kcal 190kcal Milkfish
Calcium 91mg 65mg Shrimp
Iron 0.32mg 0.41mg Milkfish
Magnesium 37mg 38mg Milkfish
Phosphorus 306mg 208mg Shrimp
Potassium 170mg 374mg Milkfish
Sodium 947mg 92mg Milkfish
Zinc 1.63mg 1.05mg Shrimp
Copper 0.258mg 0.044mg Shrimp
Manganese 0.049mg 0.026mg Shrimp
Selenium 49.5µg 16.2µg Shrimp
Vitamin A 301IU 109IU Shrimp
Vitamin A RAE 90µg 33µg Shrimp
Vitamin E 2.2mg Shrimp
Vitamin D 4IU Shrimp
Vitamin D 0.1µg Shrimp
Vitamin B1 0.032mg 0.016mg Shrimp
Vitamin B2 0.024mg 0.069mg Milkfish
Vitamin B3 2.678mg 8.256mg Milkfish
Vitamin B5 0.519mg 0.865mg Milkfish
Vitamin B6 0.242mg 0.488mg Milkfish
Folate 24µg 18µg Shrimp
Vitamin B12 1.66µg 3.27µg Milkfish
Choline 135.4mg Shrimp
Vitamin K 0.4µg Shrimp
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.295mg Milkfish
Threonine 0.904mg 1.154mg Milkfish
Isoleucine 1.05mg 1.213mg Milkfish
Leucine 1.95mg 2.139mg Milkfish
Lysine 2.172mg 2.417mg Milkfish
Methionine 0.665mg 0.779mg Milkfish
Phenylalanine 0.992mg 1.028mg Milkfish
Valine 1.067mg 1.356mg Milkfish
Histidine 0.501mg 0.775mg Milkfish
Cholesterol 211mg 67mg Milkfish
Trans Fat 0.035g Milkfish
Saturated Fat 0.521g Milkfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.141g Shrimp
Omega-3 - EPA 0.135g Shrimp
Omega-3 - DPA 0.012g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.361g Shrimp
Polyunsaturated fat 0.59g Shrimp
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.012g Shrimp

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Shrimp Milkfish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
40%
Shrimp
59%
Milkfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
74%
Shrimp
33%
Milkfish

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Shrimp
Shrimp is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milkfish
Milkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 855mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 144mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.521g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Milkfish
Milkfish is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171971/nutrients
  2. Milkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171995/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.