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Crab meat vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Crab meat
Crab meat contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock contains less Sodium (difference - 653mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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.
Crab meat Alaska pollock
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab meat Alaska pollock
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
58
Crab meat
33
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
81
Crab meat
35
Alaska pollock

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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Contains more Iron +35.7%
Contains more Copper +1870%
Contains more Zinc +1236.8%
Contains more Calcium +22%
Contains more Potassium +64.1%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -60.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Contains more Iron +35.7%
Contains more Copper +1870%
Contains more Zinc +1236.8%
Contains more Calcium +22%
Contains more Potassium +64.1%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -60.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +214.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.054
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.432
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +214.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.054
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.432

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
116%
Crab meat
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab meat
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
7%
Crab meat
5%
Alaska pollock

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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 Crab meat Alaska pollock Opinion
Calories 97 111 Alaska pollock
Protein 19.35 23.48 Alaska pollock
Fats 1.54 1.18 Crab meat
Vitamin C 7.6 0 Crab meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 53 86 Crab meat
Vitamin D 51 Alaska pollock
Iron 0.76 0.56 Crab meat
Calcium 59 72 Alaska pollock
Potassium 262 430 Alaska pollock
Magnesium 63 81 Alaska pollock
Sugars 0 Alaska pollock
Fiber 0 0
Copper 1.182 0.06 Crab meat
Zinc 7.62 0.57 Crab meat
Starch
Phosphorus 280 267 Crab meat
Sodium 1072 419 Alaska pollock
Vitamin A 29 51 Alaska pollock
Vitamin E 0.28 Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.054 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.223 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 1.34 3.949 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.4 0.432 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B6 0.18 0.329 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B12 11.5 3.66 Crab meat
Vitamin K 0.1 Alaska pollock
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.133 0.159 Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.185 0.134 Crab meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.536 0.583 Alaska pollock
Tryptophan 0.269 0.263 Crab meat
Threonine 0.783 1.029 Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 0.938 1.082 Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.536 1.908 Alaska pollock
Lysine 1.684 2.157 Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.545 0.696 Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.817 0.917 Alaska pollock
Valine 0.91 1.21 Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.393 0.691 Alaska pollock
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