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Cod vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 509mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $10.7)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Cod Crab
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod 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
398
Cod
27
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
19
Cod
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
Cod
2
:
6
Crab
Contains more Potassium +59.5%
Contains less Sodium -90.4%
Contains more Iron +31.6%
Contains more Calcium +468.8%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +2807.1%
Contains more Zinc +746.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
Contains more Potassium +59.5%
Contains less Sodium -90.4%
Contains more Iron +31.6%
Contains more Calcium +468.8%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +2807.1%
Contains more Zinc +746.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%

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
Cod
5
:
6
Crab
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15246%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +230%
Contains more Vitamin E +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15246%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +230%
Contains more Vitamin E +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%

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
107%
Cod
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod
0%
Crab
Fats
3%
Cod
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 Cod Crab Opinion
Calories 82 83 Crab
Protein 17.81 17.88 Crab
Fats 0.67 0.74 Crab
Vitamin C 1 3.3 Crab
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 43 97 Cod
Vitamin D 36 0 Cod
Iron 0.38 0.5 Crab
Calcium 16 91 Crab
Potassium 413 259 Cod
Magnesium 32 36 Crab
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.028 0.814 Crab
Zinc 0.45 3.81 Crab
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 203 234 Crab
Sodium 54 563 Cod
Vitamin A 40 2 Cod
Vitamin E 0.64 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 0.9 0 Cod
Vitamin B1 0.076 0.023 Cod
Vitamin B2 0.065 0.093 Crab
Vitamin B3 2.063 2.747 Crab
Vitamin B5 153 0.997 Cod
Vitamin B6 0.245 0.156 Cod
Vitamin B12 0.91 3.33 Crab
Vitamin K 0.1 0.3 Crab
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.014 Cod
Saturated Fat 0.131 0.201 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 0.094 0.129 Crab
Polyunsaturated fat 0.231 0.258 Crab
Tryptophan 0.199 0.226 Crab
Threonine 0.781 0.727 Cod
Isoleucine 0.821 0.776 Cod
Leucine 1.447 1.307 Cod
Lysine 1.635 1.386 Cod
Methionine 0.527 0.452 Cod
Phenylalanine 0.695 0.708 Crab
Valine 0.917 0.806 Cod
Histidine 0.524 0.393 Cod
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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