Shrimp vs Mussel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the main differences between Shrimp and Mussel?
- Shrimp is richer in Copper, yet Mussel is richer in Manganese, Iron, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Monounsaturated Fat.
- Mussel's daily need coverage for Manganese is 294% higher.
- Shrimp has 3 times more Cholesterol than Mussel. Shrimp has 189mg of Cholesterol, while Mussel has 56mg.
We used Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) and Mollusks, mussel, blue, cooked, moist heat types in this comparison.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in glycemic index||Equal|
|Lower in price||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low glycemic index diet||Equal|