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Crab meat vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sodium (difference - 655mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $9)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.064g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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.
Crab meat Oyster
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
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
Crab meat Oyster
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
78
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
81
Crab meat
336
Oyster

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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Oyster
Contains more Phosphorus +76.1%
Contains more Iron +814.5%
Contains more Copper +263.3%
Contains more Zinc +1043.4%
Contains less Sodium -61.1%
Equal in Calcium - 62
Equal in Potassium - 244
Equal in Magnesium - 58
Contains more Phosphorus +76.1%
Contains more Iron +814.5%
Contains more Copper +263.3%
Contains more Zinc +1043.4%
Contains less Sodium -61.1%
Equal in Calcium - 62
Equal in Potassium - 244
Equal in Magnesium - 58

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
Oyster
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +941.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +183%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +35.9%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +941.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +183%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +35.9%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab meat
12%
Oyster
Fats
7%
Crab meat
58%
Oyster

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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 Oyster Opinion
Calories 97 199 Oyster
Protein 19.35 8.77 Crab meat
Fats 1.54 12.58 Oyster
Vitamin C 7.6 3.8 Crab meat
Carbs 0 11.62 Oyster
Cholesterol 53 71 Crab meat
Vitamin D
Iron 0.76 6.95 Oyster
Calcium 59 62 Oyster
Potassium 262 244 Crab meat
Magnesium 63 58 Crab meat
Sugars
Fiber 0 Crab meat
Copper 1.182 4.294 Oyster
Zinc 7.62 87.13 Oyster
Starch
Phosphorus 280 159 Crab meat
Sodium 1072 417 Oyster
Vitamin A 29 302 Oyster
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.15 Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.202 Oyster
Vitamin B3 1.34 1.65 Oyster
Vitamin B5 0.4 0.27 Crab meat
Vitamin B6 0.18 0.064 Crab meat
Vitamin B12 11.5 15.63 Oyster
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 17 Oyster
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.133 3.197 Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.185 4.702 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 0.536 3.313 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.269 0.105 Crab meat
Threonine 0.783 0.365 Crab meat
Isoleucine 0.938 0.396 Crab meat
Leucine 1.536 0.638 Crab meat
Lysine 1.684 0.582 Crab meat
Methionine 0.545 0.199 Crab meat
Phenylalanine 0.817 0.352 Crab meat
Valine 0.91 0.409 Crab meat
Histidine 0.393 0.175 Crab meat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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