Octopus vs Shrimp: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Octopus - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Shrimp - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Octopus vs shrimp - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in octopus is just a little less calories than in shrimp.

Octopus has 82 kcal per 100g and shrimp 85 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 4 %.

In octopus and in shrimp most calories came from protein.

octopus or shrimp - where is more nutrients?

Octopus vs shrimp: detailed nutrition, vitamins and minerals comparison

per 100gOctopusShrimp
Calories82 85
Fat1.04 g0.51 g
Protein14.91 g20.1 g
Water80.25 g78.45 g
Calcium53 mg64 mg
Iron5.3 mg0.52 mg
Magnessium30 mg35 mg
Phosphorus0.1 mg214 mg
Potassium350 mg264 mg
Sodium230 mg119 mg
Zink0.1 mg1.34 mg

Where is more protein?

It is aslo easy to see see that in octopus is less protein than in shrimp.

There is 20.1g per 100g of shrimp and 14.91g per 100g of octopus so using simple math we can see that difference is about 35 %.

Where is more carbs?

In octopus is carbohydrates than in shrimp.

There is 0g/100g of carbohydrates in shrimp and 2.2g/100g in octopus so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 0 %.

Where is more fats?

In octopus is more fats than in shrimp.

Tables below show us that there is 0.51g/100g of fats in shrimp and 1.04g/100g in octopus. In this case difference is about 51 %.

See tables below to compare octopus with shrimp in details.

Octopus

82kcal
  • Calories82
  • Fat1.04 g
  • Protein14.91 g
  • Water80.25 g
Octopus calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece

Energy content

  • 11% CARBS.
  • 77% PROTEIN
  • 12% FAT

Shrimp

85kcal
  • Calories85
  • Fat0.51 g
  • Protein20.1 g
  • Water78.45 g
Shrimp calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS
  • 95% PROTEIN
  • 5% FAT

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    All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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