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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, Calcium, and Magnesium.
  • 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
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +536.4%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.5%
Contains more Potassium +48%
Contains less Sodium -83.5%
Contains more Zinc +429%
Contains more Copper +64.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +536.4%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.5%
Contains more Potassium +48%
Contains less Sodium -83.5%
Contains more Zinc +429%
Contains more Copper +64.8%

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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Shrimp
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 1%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Shrimp Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.2g Shrimp
Protein 18.28g 23.98g Shrimp
Fats 4.32g 0.28g Smoked salmon
Carbs 0g 0.2g Shrimp
Calories 117kcal 99kcal Smoked salmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Shrimp
Fiber 0g g Smoked salmon
Calcium 11mg 70mg Shrimp
Iron 0.85mg 0.51mg Smoked salmon
Magnesium 18mg 39mg Shrimp
Phosphorus 164mg 237mg Shrimp
Potassium 175mg 259mg Shrimp
Sodium 672mg 111mg Shrimp
Zinc 0.31mg 1.64mg Shrimp
Copper 0.23mg 0.379mg Shrimp
Vitamin A 87IU IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin E 1.35mg mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685IU IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1µg µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.023mg mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B2 0.101mg mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 4.72mg mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278mg mg Smoked salmon
Folate 2µg µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B12 3.26µg µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.205mg mg Smoked salmon
Threonine 0.801mg mg Smoked salmon
Isoleucine 0.842mg mg Smoked salmon
Leucine 1.486mg mg Smoked salmon
Lysine 1.679mg mg Smoked salmon
Methionine 0.541mg mg Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.714mg mg Smoked salmon
Valine 0.942mg mg Smoked salmon
Histidine 0.538mg mg Smoked salmon
Cholesterol 23mg 189mg Smoked salmon
Trans Fat g 0.002g Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 0.929g 0.056g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g 0.048g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g 0.079g Smoked salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Smoked salmon Shrimp
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
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 food.
Protein
110%
Smoked salmon
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
0%
Shrimp
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
1%
Shrimp

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 is lower in Sugar?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Sugar (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

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. 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.