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Squid as food vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Squid as food and Shrimp

  • The amount of Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Zinc, Potassium, Calcium and Manganese in Squid as food is higher than in Shrimp.
  • Squid as food covers your daily Iron needs 129% more than Shrimp.
  • Shrimp has 7 times less Sodium than Squid as food. Squid as food has 744mg of Sodium, while Shrimp has 111mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, cooked, moist heat and Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen).

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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 +2025.5%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +145.9%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Zinc +111%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 407% 54% 57% 43% 333% 95% 249% 98%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 22% 23% 28% 127% 45% 102% 15%
Contains more Iron +2025.5%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +145.9%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Zinc +111%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%

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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 29% 41% 0% 0% 5% 399% 42% 54% 63% 676% 0% 18%
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
110
Squid as food
0
Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
167
Squid as food
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
195%
Squid as food
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
2%
Squid as food
0%
Shrimp
Fats
6%
Squid as food
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.
Squid as food Shrimp
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Squid as food 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 glycemic index?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Squid as food
Squid as food is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Squid as food
Squid as food is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Squid as food
Squid as food is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 633mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.18g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

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 Squid as food Shrimp Opinion
Calories 158 99 Squid as food
Protein 32.48 23.98 Squid as food
Fats 1.4 0.28 Squid as food
Vitamin C 8.5 Squid as food
Carbs 1.64 0.2 Squid as food
Cholesterol 224 189 Shrimp
Vitamin D
Iron 10.84 0.51 Squid as food
Calcium 180 70 Squid as food
Potassium 637 259 Squid as food
Magnesium 60 39 Squid as food
Sugars
Fiber 0 Squid as food
Copper 0.998 0.379 Squid as food
Zinc 3.46 1.64 Squid as food
Starch
Phosphorus 580 237 Squid as food
Sodium 744 111 Shrimp
Vitamin A 675 Squid as food
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.017 Squid as food
Vitamin B2 1.729 Squid as food
Vitamin B3 2.189 Squid as food
Vitamin B5 0.9 Squid as food
Vitamin B6 0.27 Squid as food
Vitamin B12 5.4 Squid as food
Vitamin K
Folate 24 Squid as food
Trans Fat 0.002 Squid as food
Saturated Fat 0.236 0.056 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.162 0.048 Squid as food
Polyunsaturated fat 0.268 0.079 Squid as food
Tryptophan 0.364 Squid as food
Threonine 1.398 Squid as food
Isoleucine 1.414 Squid as food
Leucine 2.287 Squid as food
Lysine 2.427 Squid as food
Methionine 0.733 Squid as food
Phenylalanine 1.164 Squid as food
Valine 1.419 Squid as food
Histidine 0.624 Squid as food
Fructose

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. Squid as food - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172010/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.