Shrimp vs. Tuna — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
How are Shrimp and Tuna different?
- Shrimp is higher in Copper, however, Tuna is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5.
- Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Tuna is 384% higher.
- Shrimp contains 19 times more Sodium than Tuna. While Shrimp contains 947mg of Sodium, Tuna contains only 50mg.
Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat (may have been previously frozen) and Fish, tuna, fresh, bluefin, cooked, dry heat are the varieties used in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||90µg||757µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.141g||1.141g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.135g||0.363g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.012g||0.16g|
|Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid||0.012g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|