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Crab stick vs Mussel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sugars (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sodium (difference - 160mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mussel
Mussel is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.634g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (50)
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 stick Mussel
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
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
Crab stick Mussel
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
7
Crab stick
126
Mussel
Mineral Summary Score
27
Crab stick
47
Mussel

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
:
7
Mussel
Contains more Magnesium +16.2%
Contains more Iron +1623.1%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Potassium +197.8%
Contains more Copper +365.6%
Contains more Zinc +709.1%
Contains less Sodium -30.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 285
Contains more Magnesium +16.2%
Contains more Iron +1623.1%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Potassium +197.8%
Contains more Copper +365.6%
Contains more Zinc +709.1%
Contains less Sodium -30.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 285

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
:
7
Mussel
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +425%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +4110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +425%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +4110.5%

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
46%
Crab stick
143%
Mussel
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
7%
Mussel
Fats
2%
Crab stick
21%
Mussel

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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 stick Mussel Opinion
Calories 95 172 Mussel
Protein 7.62 23.8 Mussel
Fats 0.46 4.48 Mussel
Vitamin C 0 13.6 Mussel
Carbs 15 7.39 Crab stick
Cholesterol 20 56 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Iron 0.39 6.72 Mussel
Calcium 13 33 Mussel
Potassium 90 268 Mussel
Magnesium 43 37 Crab stick
Sugars 6.25 Crab stick
Fiber 0.5 0 Crab stick
Copper 0.032 0.149 Mussel
Zinc 0.33 2.67 Mussel
Starch 3.5 Crab stick
Phosphorus 282 285 Mussel
Sodium 529 369 Mussel
Vitamin A 0 304 Mussel
Vitamin E 0.17 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.3 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.42 Mussel
Vitamin B3 0.62 3 Mussel
Vitamin B5 0 0.95 Mussel
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.1 Crab stick
Vitamin B12 0.57 24 Mussel
Vitamin K 0.4 Crab stick
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.008 Mussel
Saturated Fat 0.216 0.85 Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275 1.014 Mussel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143 1.212 Mussel
Tryptophan 0.075 0.267 Mussel
Threonine 0.285 1.025 Mussel
Isoleucine 0.23 1.036 Mussel
Leucine 0.607 1.676 Mussel
Lysine 0.707 1.779 Mussel
Methionine 0.261 0.537 Mussel
Phenylalanine 0.26 0.853 Mussel
Valine 0.286 1.04 Mussel
Histidine 0.156 0.457 Mussel
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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