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Atlantic mackerel vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.975g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 480mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Atlantic mackerel Crab
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Atlantic mackerel Crab
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
106
Atlantic mackerel
27
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
33
Atlantic mackerel
53
Crab

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Crab
Contains more Iron +214%
Contains more Potassium +54.8%
Contains more Magnesium +169.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -85.3%
Contains more Calcium +506.7%
Contains more Copper +766%
Contains more Zinc +305.3%
Contains more Iron +214%
Contains more Potassium +54.8%
Contains more Magnesium +169.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -85.3%
Contains more Calcium +506.7%
Contains more Copper +766%
Contains more Zinc +305.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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5
Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +8900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +591.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +343%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +149.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +470.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +725%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.997
Contains more Vitamin A +8900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +591.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +343%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +149.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +470.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +725%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.997

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
143%
Atlantic mackerel
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
0%
Crab
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
3%
Crab

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Atlantic mackerel Crab Opinion
Calories 262 83 Atlantic mackerel
Protein 23.85 17.88 Atlantic mackerel
Fats 17.81 0.74 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin C 0.4 3.3 Crab
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 75 97 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Iron 1.57 0.5 Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 15 91 Crab
Potassium 401 259 Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 97 36 Atlantic mackerel
Sugars 0 Crab
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.094 0.814 Crab
Zinc 0.94 3.81 Crab
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 278 234 Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 83 563 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin A 180 2 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Vitamin B1 0.159 0.023 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412 0.093 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85 2.747 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99 0.997 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.46 0.156 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 19 3.33 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K 0.3 Crab
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.014 Atlantic mackerel
Saturated Fat 4.176 0.201 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006 0.129 Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 0.258 Atlantic mackerel
Tryptophan 0.267 0.226 Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 1.045 0.727 Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099 0.776 Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.938 1.307 Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 2.19 1.386 Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.706 0.452 Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.708 Atlantic mackerel
Valine 1.228 0.806 Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.702 0.393 Atlantic mackerel
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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