Shrimp vs. Raw Bacon

Nutrition comparison of Shrimp and Raw Bacon


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

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

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in shrimp and raw bacon:

  • Both raw bacon and shrimp are high in protein.
  • Raw bacon is an excellent source of potassium.
  • Shrimp has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6, folate and Vitamin B12.
  • Shrimp is a great source of calcium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of shrimp and raw bacon 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: Shrimp (Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, raw (may contain additives to retain moisture)) and Raw Bacon (Bacon, pre-sliced, reduced/low sodium, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

calories

Raw bacon is high in calories and shrimp has less calories than raw bacon - raw bacon has 407kcal of calories per 100 grams and shrimp has 71kcal of calories.

sugar

Raw bacon and shrimp contain similar amounts of sugar - raw bacon has 0.83g of sugar per 100 grams and shrimp does not contain significant amounts.

Protein

protein

Both raw bacon and shrimp are high in protein - raw bacon has 12.5g of protein per 100 grams and shrimp has 13.6g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both shrimp and raw bacon are low in saturated fat - shrimp has 0.26g of saturated fat per 100 grams and raw bacon does not contain significant amounts.

trans fat

Shrimp and raw bacon contain similar amounts of trans fat - shrimp has 0.02g of trans fat per 100 grams and raw bacon does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin A

Shrimp has more Vitamin A than raw bacon - shrimp has 54ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and raw bacon does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin D

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

Vitamin E

Raw bacon and shrimp contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - raw bacon has 0.43mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and shrimp has 1.3mg of Vitamin E.

The B Vitamins

Shrimp has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6, folate and Vitamin B12.

Shrimp Raw Bacon
Thiamin 0.02 MG ~
Riboflavin 0.015 MG ~
Niacin 1.778 MG ~
Pantothenic acid 0.31 MG ~
Vitamin B6 0.161 MG ~
Folate 19 UG ~
Vitamin B12 1.11 UG 0.5 UG

Minerals

calcium

Shrimp is a great source of calcium and it has more calcium than raw bacon - raw bacon has 4mg of calcium per 100 grams and shrimp has 54mg of calcium.

iron

Raw bacon and shrimp contain similar amounts of iron - raw bacon has 0.42mg of iron per 100 grams and shrimp has 0.21mg of iron.

potassium

Raw bacon is an excellent source of potassium and it has more potassium than shrimp - raw bacon has 506mg of potassium per 100 grams and shrimp has 113mg of potassium.




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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: Shrimp (Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, raw (may contain additives to retain moisture)) and Raw Bacon (Bacon, pre-sliced, reduced/low sodium, raw) .

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