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Crab meat vs Crab - 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 - 44mg)
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 - 0.068g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab meat
Crab meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab
Crab contains less Sodium (difference - 509mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($12)
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.
Crab meat Crab
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab meat 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
58
Crab meat
27
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
81
Crab meat
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 +52%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +45.2%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.7%
Contains more Calcium +54.2%
Contains less Sodium -47.5%
Equal in Potassium - 259
Contains more Iron +52%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +45.2%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.7%
Contains more Calcium +54.2%
Contains less Sodium -47.5%
Equal in Potassium - 259

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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6
Crab
Contains more Vitamin C +130.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +245.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +130.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +245.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.3%

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
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab meat
0%
Crab
Fats
7%
Crab meat
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 Crab meat Crab Opinion
Calories 97 83 Crab meat
Protein 19.35 17.88 Crab meat
Fats 1.54 0.74 Crab meat
Vitamin C 7.6 3.3 Crab meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 53 97 Crab meat
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Iron 0.76 0.5 Crab meat
Calcium 59 91 Crab
Potassium 262 259 Crab meat
Magnesium 63 36 Crab meat
Sugars 0 Crab
Fiber 0 0
Copper 1.182 0.814 Crab meat
Zinc 7.62 3.81 Crab meat
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 280 234 Crab meat
Sodium 1072 563 Crab
Vitamin A 29 2 Crab meat
Vitamin E 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.023 Crab meat
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.093 Crab
Vitamin B3 1.34 2.747 Crab
Vitamin B5 0.4 0.997 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.18 0.156 Crab meat
Vitamin B12 11.5 3.33 Crab meat
Vitamin K 0.3 Crab
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.014 Crab meat
Saturated Fat 0.133 0.201 Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.185 0.129 Crab meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.536 0.258 Crab meat
Tryptophan 0.269 0.226 Crab meat
Threonine 0.783 0.727 Crab meat
Isoleucine 0.938 0.776 Crab meat
Leucine 1.536 1.307 Crab meat
Lysine 1.684 1.386 Crab meat
Methionine 0.545 0.452 Crab meat
Phenylalanine 0.817 0.708 Crab meat
Valine 0.91 0.806 Crab meat
Histidine 0.393 0.393
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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