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Shrimp vs Sockeye salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Shrimp and Sockeye salmon?

  • Shrimp is higher in Copper, Zinc and Calcium, yet Sockeye salmon is higher in Phosphorus, Potassium, Monounsaturated Fat and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Shrimp's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 43% more.
  • Shrimp has 6 times more Calcium than Sockeye salmon. While Shrimp has 70mg of Calcium, Sockeye salmon has only 11mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Sockeye salmon is lower.

We used Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) and Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat types in this article.

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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 Calcium +536.4%
Contains more Copper +398.7%
Contains more Zinc +198.2%
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -17.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.52
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 22% 23% 28% 127% 45% 102% 15%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 4% 39% 26% 26% 15% 131% 12%
Contains more Calcium +536.4%
Contains more Copper +398.7%
Contains more Zinc +198.2%
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -17.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.52
Equal in Magnesium - 36

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% 12% 20% 501% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 559% 1% 6%

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
137
Sockeye salmon
Mineral Summary Score
47
Shrimp
34
Sockeye 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 the food
Protein
144%
Shrimp
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
1%
Shrimp
26%
Sockeye salmon

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 Sockeye salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
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 Sockeye salmon
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 128mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.913g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $6)
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 Sockeye salmon Opinion
Calories 99 156 Sockeye salmon
Protein 23.98 26.48 Sockeye salmon
Fats 0.28 5.57 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 0 Sockeye salmon
Carbs 0.2 0 Shrimp
Cholesterol 189 61 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670 Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.51 0.52 Sockeye salmon
Calcium 70 11 Shrimp
Potassium 259 436 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 39 36 Shrimp
Sugars 0 Shrimp
Fiber 0 Sockeye salmon
Copper 0.379 0.076 Shrimp
Zinc 1.64 0.55 Shrimp
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 237 305 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 111 92 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A 193 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.157 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 4.47 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 Sockeye salmon
Folate 7 Sockeye salmon
Trans Fat 0.002 0.023 Shrimp
Saturated Fat 0.056 0.969 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048 1.864 Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 1.327 Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.335 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711 Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0 Sockeye salmon

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. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.