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Crab meat vs Salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1028mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.848g)
Which food is cheaper?
Crab meat
Crab meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab meat
Crab meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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 Salmon
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab meat Salmon
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
47
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
81
Crab meat
25
Salmon

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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3
Salmon
Contains more Calcium +391.7%
Contains more Magnesium +117.2%
Contains more Copper +372.8%
Contains more Zinc +1090.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Potassium +87%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Contains more Calcium +391.7%
Contains more Magnesium +117.2%
Contains more Copper +372.8%
Contains more Zinc +1090.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Potassium +87%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.8

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
:
6
Salmon
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +261.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +326.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +590.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +486.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +316%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +261.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +326.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +590.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +486.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +316%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.4%

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
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab meat
0%
Salmon
Fats
7%
Crab meat
29%
Salmon

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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 Salmon Opinion
Calories 97 142 Salmon
Protein 19.35 19.84 Salmon
Fats 1.54 6.34 Salmon
Vitamin C 7.6 0 Crab meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 53 55 Crab meat
Vitamin D
Iron 0.76 0.8 Salmon
Calcium 59 12 Crab meat
Potassium 262 490 Salmon
Magnesium 63 29 Crab meat
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 1.182 0.25 Crab meat
Zinc 7.62 0.64 Crab meat
Starch
Phosphorus 280 200 Crab meat
Sodium 1072 44 Salmon
Vitamin A 29 40 Salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.226 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.38 Salmon
Vitamin B3 1.34 7.86 Salmon
Vitamin B5 0.4 1.664 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.18 0.818 Salmon
Vitamin B12 11.5 3.18 Crab meat
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.133 0.981 Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.185 2.103 Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.536 2.539 Salmon
Tryptophan 0.269 0.222 Crab meat
Threonine 0.783 0.87 Salmon
Isoleucine 0.938 0.914 Crab meat
Leucine 1.536 1.613 Salmon
Lysine 1.684 1.822 Salmon
Methionine 0.545 0.587 Salmon
Phenylalanine 0.817 0.775 Crab meat
Valine 0.91 1.022 Salmon
Histidine 0.393 0.584 Salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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