Greek Yogurt vs. Shrimp

Nutrition comparison of Greek Yogurt and Shrimp


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of greek yogurt versus shrimp (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in greek yogurt and shrimp:

  • Both greek yogurt and shrimp are high in calcium and protein.
  • Greek yogurt has more riboflavin, however, shrimp contains more niacin, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.
  • Shrimp has more dha and epa than greek yogurt.
Detailed nutritional comparison of greek yogurt and shrimp is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Greek Yogurt (Yogurt, Greek, plain, lowfat) and Shrimp (Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, raw (may contain additives to retain moisture)) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

calories

Greek yogurt and shrimp contain similar amounts of calories - greek yogurt has 73kcal of calories per 100 grams and shrimp has 71kcal of calories.

sugar

Shrimp has less sugar than greek yogurt - greek yogurt has 3.6g of sugar per 100 grams and shrimp does not contain significant amounts.

Protein

protein

Both greek yogurt and shrimp are high in protein - greek yogurt has 10g of protein per 100 grams and shrimp has 13.6g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Greek yogurt and shrimp contain similar amounts of saturated fat - greek yogurt has 1.2g of saturated fat per 100 grams and shrimp has 0.26g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Greek yogurt and shrimp contain similar amounts of trans fat - greek yogurt has 0.06g of trans fat per 100 grams and shrimp has 0.02g of trans fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Greek yogurt has more Vitamin C than shrimp - greek yogurt has 0.8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and shrimp does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Greek yogurt has more Vitamin A than shrimp - greek yogurt has 90ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and shrimp has 54ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Shrimp and greek yogurt contain similar amounts of Vitamin D - shrimp has 2iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and greek yogurt does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Greek yogurt and shrimp contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - greek yogurt has 0.04mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and shrimp has 1.3mg of Vitamin E.

The B Vitamins

Greek yogurt has more riboflavin, however, shrimp contains more niacin, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12. Both greek yogurt and shrimp contain significant amounts of thiamin, pantothenic acid and folate.

Greek Yogurt Shrimp
Thiamin 0.044 MG 0.02 MG
Riboflavin 0.233 MG 0.015 MG
Niacin 0.197 MG 1.778 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.47 MG 0.31 MG
Vitamin B6 0.055 MG 0.161 MG
Folate 12 UG 19 UG
Vitamin B12 0.52 UG 1.11 UG

Minerals

calcium

Both greek yogurt and shrimp are high in calcium - greek yogurt has 115mg of calcium per 100 grams and shrimp has 54mg of calcium.

iron

Greek yogurt and shrimp contain similar amounts of iron - greek yogurt has 0.04mg of iron per 100 grams and shrimp has 0.21mg of iron.

potassium

Greek yogurt and shrimp contain similar amounts of potassium - greek yogurt has 141mg of potassium per 100 grams and shrimp has 113mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, shrimp has more DHA and EPA than greek yogurt per 100 grams. Both greek yogurt and shrimp contain small amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA).

Greek Yogurt Shrimp
alpha linoleic acid 0.007 G 0.006 G
DHA ~ 0.07 G
EPA ~ 0.068 G
DPA ~ 0.006 G
Total 0.007 G 0.15 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both greek yogurt and shrimp contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Greek Yogurt Shrimp
other omega 6 0.002 G 0.006 G
linoleic acid 0.065 G 0.095 G
Total 0.067 G 0.101 G



Customize your serving size


The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Greek Yogurt (Yogurt, Greek, plain, lowfat) and Shrimp (Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, raw (may contain additives to retain moisture)) .

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