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Shrimp: Nutrition facts of raw shrimp

Table: list of nutrients and their content in raw shrimp (mixed species). Nutrient values and weights are for edible portion.

Nutrients
Units of measurement for nutrients
Nutrient content per 100 grams of shrimp
Water
g
75.86
Energy
kcalorie
106
Energy
kj
444
Protein
g
20.31
Total lipid (fat)
g
1.73
Ash
g
1.20
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
0.91
Fiber, total dietary
g
0.0
Sugars, total
g
0.00
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
52
Iron, Fe
mg
2.41
Magnesium, Mg
mg
37
Phosphorus, P
mg
205
Potassium, K
mg
185
Sodium, Na
mg
148
Zinc, Zn
mg
1.11
Copper, Cu
mg
0.264
Manganese, Mn
mg
0.050
Selenium, Se
mcg
38.0
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
2.0
Thiamin
mg
0.028
Riboflavin
mg
0.034
Niacin
mg
2.552
Pantothenic acid
mg
0.276
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.104
Folate, total
mcg
3
Folic acid
mcg
0
Folate, food
mcg
3
Folate, DFE
mcg_DFE
3
Vitamin B-12
mcg
1.16
Vitamin B-12, added
mcg
0.00
Vitamin A, IU
IU
180
Vitamin A, RAE
mcg_RAE
54
Retinol
mcg
54
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)
mg
1.10
Vitamin E, added
mg
0.00
Tocopherol, beta
mg
0.00
Tocopherol, gamma
mg
0.10
Tocopherol, delta
mg
0.00
Vitamin D
IU
152
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
mcg
0.0
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
0.328
4:0
g
0.000
6:0
g
0.000
8:0
g
0.000
10:0
g
0.009
12:0
g
0.005
14:0
g
0.021
16:0
g
0.184
18:0
g
0.103
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
0.253
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.083
18:1 undifferentiated
g
0.147
20:1
g
0.017
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.005
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
0.669
18:2 undifferentiated
g
0.028
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.014
18:4
g
0.006
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0.087
20:5 n-3
g
0.258
22:5 n-3
g
0.046
22:6 n-3
g
0.222
Cholesterol
mg
152
Amino acids
Tryptophan
g
0.283
Threonine
g
0.822
Isoleucine
g
0.985
Leucine
g
1.612
Lysine
g
1.768
Methionine
g
0.572
Cystine
g
0.228
Phenylalanine
g
0.858
Tyrosine
g
0.676
Valine
g
0.956
Arginine
g
1.775
Histidine
g
0.413
Alanine
g
1.151
Aspartic acid
g
2.100
Glutamic acid
g
3.465
Glycine
g
1.225
Proline
g
0.670
Serine
g
0.800
Other
Alcohol, ethyl
g
0.0
Caffeine
mg
0
Theobromine
mg
0
Carotene, beta
mcg
0
Carotene, alpha
mcg
0
Cryptoxanthin, beta
mcg
0
Lycopene
mcg
0
Lutein + zeaxanthin
mcg
0


Nutrient contents in seafoods (tuna, salmon, shrimp)

Nutrition facts of salmon
Nutrition facts of tuna
Cholesterol content in seafoods (tuna, salmon, shrimp)
Purine/uric acid content in seafoods

 

The following links also have dietary information helpful for lowering cholesterol naturally:
Cholesterol: good or bad for health?
Cholesterol: benefits and how to raise HDL cholesterol level
List of food stuffs low in Cholesterol
List of food totally free of cholesterol
Cholesterol content in foods of plant-origin
More food stuffs high/low in cholesterol
Foods of animal origin high in cholesterol- USDA
Cookbooks for low cholesterol diet

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Nutrient data on shrimp adapted from:

USDA National Nutrient Database Reference, Release 19 (2006).

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