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Tuna salad vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tuna salad and Shrimp different?

  • Tuna salad is higher in Iron, however Shrimp is richer in Copper, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Cholesterol from Shrimp is 59% higher.
  • Tuna salad contains 28 times more Saturated Fat than Shrimp. While Tuna salad contains 1.544g of Saturated Fat, Shrimp contains only 0.056g.

Fish, tuna salad and Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) are the varieties 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 +96.1%
Contains more Calcium +311.8%
Contains more Magnesium +105.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Potassium +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -72.4%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Copper +161.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Contains more Iron +96.1%
Contains more Calcium +311.8%
Contains more Magnesium +105.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Potassium +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -72.4%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Copper +161.4%

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% 0% 0% 8% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 6% 150% 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.
Tuna salad Shrimp
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tuna salad Shrimp Opinion
Net carbs 9.41g 0.2g Tuna salad
Protein 16.04g 23.98g Shrimp
Fats 9.26g 0.28g Tuna salad
Carbs 9.41g 0.2g Tuna salad
Calories 187kcal 99kcal Tuna salad
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g g Tuna salad
Calcium 17mg 70mg Shrimp
Iron 1mg 0.51mg Tuna salad
Magnesium 19mg 39mg Shrimp
Phosphorus 178mg 237mg Shrimp
Potassium 178mg 259mg Shrimp
Sodium 402mg 111mg Shrimp
Zinc 0.56mg 1.64mg Shrimp
Copper 0.145mg 0.379mg Shrimp
Vitamin A 97IU IU Tuna salad
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B1 0.031mg mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B2 0.07mg mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B3 6.7mg mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.26mg mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B6 0.081mg mg Tuna salad
Folate 8µg µg Tuna salad
Vitamin B12 1.2µg µg Tuna salad
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.18mg mg Tuna salad
Threonine 0.701mg mg Tuna salad
Isoleucine 0.739mg mg Tuna salad
Leucine 1.293mg mg Tuna salad
Lysine 1.457mg mg Tuna salad
Methionine 0.47mg mg Tuna salad
Phenylalanine 0.626mg mg Tuna salad
Valine 0.824mg mg Tuna salad
Histidine 0.467mg mg Tuna salad
Cholesterol 13mg 189mg Tuna salad
Trans Fat g 0.002g Tuna salad
Saturated Fat 1.544g 0.056g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887g 0.048g Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122g 0.079g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tuna salad 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
29
Tuna salad
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Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
33
Tuna salad
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
96%
Tuna salad
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
0%
Shrimp
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
1%
Shrimp

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 176mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 291mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.488g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shrimp
Shrimp is relatively richer in minerals
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. Tuna salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175160/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.