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Crab vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sodium (difference - 146mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $9)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.996g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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 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 Oyster
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab 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
27
Crab
78
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
53
Crab
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
Crab
3
:
5
Oyster
Contains more Calcium +46.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.2%
Contains more Iron +1290%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Copper +427.5%
Contains more Zinc +2186.9%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Equal in Potassium - 244
Contains more Calcium +46.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.2%
Contains more Iron +1290%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Copper +427.5%
Contains more Zinc +2186.9%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Equal in Potassium - 244

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
:
6
Oyster
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +269.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +15000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +552.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +369.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +269.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +15000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +552.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +369.4%
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
107%
Crab
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab
12%
Oyster
Fats
3%
Crab
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 Oyster Opinion
Calories 83 199 Oyster
Protein 17.88 8.77 Crab
Fats 0.74 12.58 Oyster
Vitamin C 3.3 3.8 Oyster
Carbs 0 11.62 Oyster
Cholesterol 97 71 Oyster
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Iron 0.5 6.95 Oyster
Calcium 91 62 Crab
Potassium 259 244 Crab
Magnesium 36 58 Oyster
Sugars 0 Crab
Fiber 0 Crab
Copper 0.814 4.294 Oyster
Zinc 3.81 87.13 Oyster
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 234 159 Crab
Sodium 563 417 Oyster
Vitamin A 2 302 Oyster
Vitamin E 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.15 Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.093 0.202 Oyster
Vitamin B3 2.747 1.65 Crab
Vitamin B5 0.997 0.27 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156 0.064 Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33 15.63 Oyster
Vitamin K 0.3 Crab
Folic acid (B9) 0 17 Oyster
Trans Fat 0.014 Oyster
Saturated Fat 0.201 3.197 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129 4.702 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258 3.313 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.226 0.105 Crab
Threonine 0.727 0.365 Crab
Isoleucine 0.776 0.396 Crab
Leucine 1.307 0.638 Crab
Lysine 1.386 0.582 Crab
Methionine 0.452 0.199 Crab
Phenylalanine 0.708 0.352 Crab
Valine 0.806 0.409 Crab
Histidine 0.393 0.175 Crab
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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