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Whiting vs. Shrimp — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Whiting and Shrimp

  • Whiting has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, and Potassium, however, Shrimp has more Copper, Selenium, Vitamin E , Zinc, and Choline.
  • Daily need coverage for Cholesterol from Shrimp is 42% higher.
  • Shrimp has 18 times less Vitamin D than Whiting. Whiting has 73IU of Vitamin D, while Shrimp has 4IU.
  • Whiting is lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Fish, whiting, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat (may have been 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" charts 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 +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +155.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.1%
Contains more Manganese +165.3%
Contains more Calcium +46.8%
Contains more Magnesium +37%
Contains more Zinc +207.5%
Contains more Copper +545%
Contains more Selenium +20.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 306
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 16% 20% 123% 39% 18% 15% 14% 17% 225%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 12% 27% 132% 15% 124% 45% 86% 7% 270%
Contains more Iron +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +155.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.1%
Contains more Manganese +165.3%
Contains more Calcium +46.8%
Contains more Magnesium +37%
Contains more Zinc +207.5%
Contains more Copper +545%
Contains more Selenium +20.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 306

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Shrimp
Contains more Vitamin D +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +135.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +478.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.4%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Choline +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 8% 8% 54% 0% 17% 14% 32% 15% 42% 12% 325% 46% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 19% 44% 3% 0% 8% 6% 51% 32% 56% 18% 208% 74% 1%
Contains more Vitamin D +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +135.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +478.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.4%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Choline +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Shrimp
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1933.3%
Equal in Protein - 22.78
Equal in Fats - 1.7
Equal in Water - 71.56
23% 2% 75%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.71 g
Other: 0.12 g
23% 2% 72% 2%
Protein: 22.78 g
Fats: 1.7 g
Carbs: 1.52 g
Water: 71.56 g
Other: 2.44 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1933.3%
Equal in Protein - 22.78
Equal in Fats - 1.7
Equal in Water - 71.56

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Shrimp
Contains less Saturated Fat -23.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +23.3%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.59
28% 31% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.445 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.587 g
35% 25% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.521 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.361 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.59 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -23.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +23.3%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.59

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Whiting Shrimp
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Whiting Shrimp Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.52g Shrimp
Protein 23.48g 22.78g Whiting
Fats 1.69g 1.7g Shrimp
Carbs 0g 1.52g Shrimp
Calories 116kcal 119kcal Shrimp
Calcium 62mg 91mg Shrimp
Iron 0.42mg 0.32mg Whiting
Magnesium 27mg 37mg Shrimp
Phosphorus 285mg 306mg Shrimp
Potassium 434mg 170mg Whiting
Sodium 132mg 947mg Whiting
Zinc 0.53mg 1.63mg Shrimp
Copper 0.04mg 0.258mg Shrimp
Manganese 0.13mg 0.049mg Whiting
Selenium 41.1µg 49.5µg Shrimp
Vitamin A 128IU 301IU Shrimp
Vitamin A RAE 38µg 90µg Shrimp
Vitamin E 0.38mg 2.2mg Shrimp
Vitamin D 73IU 4IU Whiting
Vitamin D 1.8µg 0.1µg Whiting
Vitamin B1 0.068mg 0.032mg Whiting
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.024mg Whiting
Vitamin B3 1.67mg 2.678mg Shrimp
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.519mg Shrimp
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.242mg Shrimp
Folate 15µg 24µg Shrimp
Vitamin B12 2.6µg 1.66µg Whiting
Choline 83.3mg 135.4mg Shrimp
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.4µg Shrimp
Tryptophan 0.263mg 0.26mg Whiting
Threonine 1.029mg 0.904mg Whiting
Isoleucine 1.082mg 1.05mg Whiting
Leucine 1.908mg 1.95mg Shrimp
Lysine 2.156mg 2.172mg Shrimp
Methionine 0.695mg 0.665mg Whiting
Phenylalanine 0.917mg 0.992mg Shrimp
Valine 1.21mg 1.067mg Whiting
Histidine 0.691mg 0.501mg Whiting
Cholesterol 84mg 211mg Whiting
Trans Fat 0.035g Whiting
Saturated Fat 0.4g 0.521g Whiting
Omega-3 - DHA 0.235g 0.141g Whiting
Omega-3 - EPA 0.283g 0.135g Whiting
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g 0.012g Whiting
Monounsaturated Fat 0.445g 0.361g Whiting
Polyunsaturated fat 0.587g 0.59g Shrimp
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.012g Shrimp

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Whiting Shrimp
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
44%
Whiting
40%
Shrimp
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Whiting
74%
Shrimp

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Whiting
Whiting contains less Sodium (difference - 815mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Whiting
Whiting is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 127mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Whiting
Whiting is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.121g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Whiting
Whiting is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Whiting
Whiting is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shrimp
Shrimp is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Shrimp
Shrimp is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Whiting - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175161/nutrients
  2. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171971/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.