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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, Polyunsaturated fat, and Monounsaturated 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
Contains more Calcium +536.4%
Contains more Zinc +198.2%
Contains more Copper +398.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.7%
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
Contains less Sodium -17.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.52
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Contains more Calcium +536.4%
Contains more Zinc +198.2%
Contains more Copper +398.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.7%
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
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
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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 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 1%

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 Sockeye salmon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shrimp Sockeye salmon Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 0g Shrimp
Protein 23.98g 26.48g Sockeye salmon
Fats 0.28g 5.57g Sockeye salmon
Carbs 0.2g 0g Shrimp
Calories 99kcal 156kcal Sockeye salmon
Starch g 0g Sockeye salmon
Fructose g 0g Sockeye salmon
Sugar g 0g Shrimp
Fiber g 0g Sockeye salmon
Calcium 70mg 11mg Shrimp
Iron 0.51mg 0.52mg Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 39mg 36mg Shrimp
Phosphorus 237mg 305mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 259mg 436mg Sockeye salmon
Sodium 111mg 92mg Sockeye salmon
Zinc 1.64mg 0.55mg Shrimp
Copper 0.379mg 0.076mg Shrimp
Vitamin A IU 193IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E mg 0.99mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D IU 670IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D µg 16.7µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C mg 0mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.157mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 mg 0.246mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 mg 10.123mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 mg 0.827mg Sockeye salmon
Folate µg 7µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 µg 4.47µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan mg 0.335mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine mg 1.247mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine mg 2.185mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine mg 2.574mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine mg 0.858mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine mg 1.086mg Sockeye salmon
Valine mg 1.461mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine mg 0.711mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 189mg 61mg Sockeye salmon
Trans Fat 0.002g 0.023g Shrimp
Saturated Fat 0.056g 0.969g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048g 1.864g Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 1.327g Sockeye salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shrimp Sockeye salmon
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
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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 food.
Protein
144%
Shrimp
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
1%
Shrimp
26%
Sockeye salmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 128mg)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.