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Shrimp nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen)
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Shrimp

Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
50 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
3 oz (85 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula.On PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower negative value is the more alkaline the effect is. 0 is neutral.
13.2 (acidic )
93% Cholesterol
85% Protein
77% Copper
75% Phosphorus
74% Magnesium
Explanation: This food contains more Cholesterol than 93% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (7%) which contain more Cholesterol, this food itself is rich in Cholesterol more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Protein, Copper, Phosphorus and Magnesium

Shrimp Glycemic index (GI)

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Macronutrients chart

Daily Value: 48%
23.98 g of 50 g
Daily Value: 0%
0.28 g of 65 g
Daily Value: 0%
0.2 g of 300 g
Daily Value: 4%
74.33 g of 2,000 g
1.21 g


Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 189mg
Sodium 111mg
TotalCarbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 24g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 70mg 7%

Iron 1mg 6%

Potassium 259mg 7%

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
limit break
High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
limit break
Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 70 mg of 1,000 mg 7%
Iron: 0.51 mg of 18 mg 3%
Magnesium: 39 mg of 400 mg 10%
Phosphorus: 237 mg of 1,000 mg 24%
Potassium: 259 mg of 3,500 mg 7%
Sodium: 111 mg of 2,400 mg 5%
Zinc: 1.64 mg of 15 mg 11%
Copper: 0.379 mg of 2 mg 19%
Manganese: 0.033 mg of 2 mg 2%
Selenium: µg of 70 µg 0%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

0.379 mg
TOP 23%
237 mg
TOP 25%
39 mg
TOP 26%
70 mg
TOP 28%
1.64 mg
TOP 44%
259 mg
TOP 46%
111 mg
TOP 47%
0.033 mg
TOP 70%
0.51 mg
TOP 76%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.056 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.048 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.079 g

All nutrients for Shrimp per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 57% 15% 23.98g 8.5 times more than Broccoli
Fats 0% 85% 0.28g 119 times less than Cheese
Carbs 0% 73% 0.2g 140.9 times less than Rice
Calories 4% 73% 99kcal 2.1 times more than Orange
Calcium 7% 28% 70mg 1.8 times less than Milk
Iron 3% 76% 0.51mg 5.1 times less than Beef
Magnesium 10% 26% 39mg 3.6 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 34% 25% 237mg 1.3 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 6% 46% 259mg 1.8 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 5% 47% 111mg 4.4 times less than White Bread
Zinc 15% 44% 1.64mg 3.8 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 23% 0.38mg 2.7 times more than Shiitake
Cholesterol 63% 7% 189mg 2 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 72% 0g 7445 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 0% 85% 0.06g 105.3 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 85% 0.05g 204.1 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 87% 0.08g 597.1 times less than Walnut


The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link of the food presented on this page can be found below.


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