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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
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Iron +2025.5%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.7%
Contains more Potassium +145.9%
Contains more Zinc +111%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 407% 43% 249% 57% 98% 95% 333%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Iron +2025.5%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.7%
Contains more Potassium +145.9%
Contains more Zinc +111%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 41% 0% 0% 29% 5% 399% 42% 54% 63% 18% 676% 0%
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.
Squid as food Shrimp
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Squid as food 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
110
Squid as food
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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 food.
Protein
195%
Squid as food
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
2%
Squid as food
0%
Shrimp
Fats
6%
Squid as food
1%
Shrimp

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 contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 633mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.18g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. 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.