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Crab stick vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sugars (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 418mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.16g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 169mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab stick
Crab stick is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (50)
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 stick Shrimp
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 stick Shrimp
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
0
Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
27
Crab stick
32
Shrimp

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
:
6
Shrimp
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Copper +1084.4%
Contains more Zinc +397%
Contains less Sodium -79%
Equal in Magnesium - 39
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Copper +1084.4%
Contains more Zinc +397%
Contains less Sodium -79%
Equal in Magnesium - 39

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
:
0
Shrimp

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
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
0%
Shrimp
Fats
2%
Crab stick
1%
Shrimp

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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 Shrimp Opinion
Calories 95 99 Shrimp
Protein 7.62 23.98 Shrimp
Fats 0.46 0.28 Crab stick
Vitamin C 0 Crab stick
Carbs 15 0.2 Crab stick
Cholesterol 20 189 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Iron 0.39 0.51 Shrimp
Calcium 13 70 Shrimp
Potassium 90 259 Shrimp
Magnesium 43 39 Crab stick
Sugars 6.25 Crab stick
Fiber 0.5 Crab stick
Copper 0.032 0.379 Shrimp
Zinc 0.33 1.64 Shrimp
Starch 3.5 Crab stick
Phosphorus 282 237 Crab stick
Sodium 529 111 Shrimp
Vitamin A 0 Crab stick
Vitamin E 0.17 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Vitamin B1 0.03 Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0.08 Crab stick
Vitamin B3 0.62 Crab stick
Vitamin B5 0 Crab stick
Vitamin B6 0.13 Crab stick
Vitamin B12 0.57 Crab stick
Vitamin K 0.4 Crab stick
Folic acid (B9) 0 Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008 0.002 Shrimp
Saturated Fat 0.216 0.056 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275 0.048 Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143 0.079 Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075 Crab stick
Threonine 0.285 Crab stick
Isoleucine 0.23 Crab stick
Leucine 0.607 Crab stick
Lysine 0.707 Crab stick
Methionine 0.261 Crab stick
Phenylalanine 0.26 Crab stick
Valine 0.286 Crab stick
Histidine 0.156 Crab stick
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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