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Smoked salmon vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Smoked salmon and Shrimp different?

  • Smoked salmon is richer in Monounsaturated Fat, while Shrimp is higher in Copper, Zinc, Phosphorus and Calcium.
  • Shrimp covers your daily need of Cholesterol 55% more than Smoked salmon.
  • Smoked salmon contains 42 times more Monounsaturated Fat than Shrimp. Smoked salmon contains 2.023g of Monounsaturated Fat, while Shrimp contains 0.048g.
  • Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat.

Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) types were used 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
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Shrimp
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +536.4%
Contains more Potassium +48%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Copper +64.8%
Contains more Zinc +429%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.5%
Contains less Sodium -83.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 4% 16% 13% 77% 9% 71% 88%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 22% 23% 28% 127% 45% 102% 15%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +536.4%
Contains more Potassium +48%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Copper +64.8%
Contains more Zinc +429%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.5%
Contains less Sodium -83.5%

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
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0
Shrimp
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 6% 28% 514% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 408% 1% 2%
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 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
99
Smoked salmon
0
Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
38
Smoked salmon
47
Shrimp

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
110%
Smoked salmon
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
0%
Shrimp
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
1%
Shrimp

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.
Smoked salmon Shrimp
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Smoked salmon Shrimp
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?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 166mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 561mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.873g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shrimp
Shrimp is relatively richer in minerals

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 Smoked salmon Shrimp Opinion
Calories 117 99 Smoked salmon
Protein 18.28 23.98 Shrimp
Fats 4.32 0.28 Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0 Smoked salmon
Carbs 0 0.2 Shrimp
Cholesterol 23 189 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685 Smoked salmon
Iron 0.85 0.51 Smoked salmon
Calcium 11 70 Shrimp
Potassium 175 259 Shrimp
Magnesium 18 39 Shrimp
Sugars 0 Shrimp
Fiber 0 Smoked salmon
Copper 0.23 0.379 Shrimp
Zinc 0.31 1.64 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 164 237 Shrimp
Sodium 672 111 Shrimp
Vitamin A 87 Smoked salmon
Vitamin E 1.35 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.023 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B2 0.101 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 4.72 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B12 3.26 Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 Smoked salmon
Folate 2 Smoked salmon
Trans Fat 0.002 Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 0.929 0.056 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023 0.048 Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995 0.079 Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.205 Smoked salmon
Threonine 0.801 Smoked salmon
Isoleucine 0.842 Smoked salmon
Leucine 1.486 Smoked salmon
Lysine 1.679 Smoked salmon
Methionine 0.541 Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.714 Smoked salmon
Valine 0.942 Smoked salmon
Histidine 0.538 Smoked salmon
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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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/nutrients
  2. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175180/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.