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Crab vs Crab meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab Crab meat
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
27
Crab
58
Crab meat
Mineral Summary Score
53
Crab
81
Crab meat

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
Crab
2
:
Contains more Calcium +54.2%
Contains less Sodium -47.5%
Contains more Iron +52%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +45.2%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.7%
Equal in Potassium - 262
Contains more Calcium +54.2%
Contains less Sodium -47.5%
Contains more Iron +52%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +45.2%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.7%
Equal in Potassium - 262

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
Crab
6
:
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%
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%

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
107%
Crab
116%
Crab meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab
0%
Crab meat
Fats
3%
Crab
7%
Crab meat

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