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Crab vs Tuna salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 84mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sodium (difference - 161mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.343g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals

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 Tuna salad
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab Tuna salad
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
18
Tuna salad
Mineral Summary Score
53
Crab
23
Tuna salad

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
6
:
Contains more Calcium +435.3%
Contains more Potassium +45.5%
Contains more Magnesium +89.5%
Contains more Copper +461.4%
Contains more Zinc +580.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.5%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +435.3%
Contains more Potassium +45.5%
Contains more Magnesium +89.5%
Contains more Copper +461.4%
Contains more Zinc +580.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.5%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%

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
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +283.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +177.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +283.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +177.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.9%

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
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
3%
Crab
43%
Tuna salad

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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 Tuna salad Opinion
Calories 83 187 Tuna salad
Protein 17.88 16.04 Crab
Fats 0.74 9.26 Tuna salad
Vitamin C 3.3 2.2 Crab
Carbs 0 9.41 Tuna salad
Cholesterol 97 13 Tuna salad
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Iron 0.5 1 Tuna salad
Calcium 91 17 Crab
Potassium 259 178 Crab
Magnesium 36 19 Crab
Sugars 0 Crab
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.814 0.145 Crab
Zinc 3.81 0.56 Crab
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 234 178 Crab
Sodium 563 402 Tuna salad
Vitamin A 2 97 Tuna salad
Vitamin E 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.031 Tuna salad
Vitamin B2 0.093 0.07 Crab
Vitamin B3 2.747 6.7 Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.997 0.26 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156 0.081 Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33 1.2 Crab
Vitamin K 0.3 Crab
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.014 Tuna salad
Saturated Fat 0.201 1.544 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129 2.887 Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258 4.122 Tuna salad
Tryptophan 0.226 0.18 Crab
Threonine 0.727 0.701 Crab
Isoleucine 0.776 0.739 Crab
Leucine 1.307 1.293 Crab
Lysine 1.386 1.457 Tuna salad
Methionine 0.452 0.47 Tuna salad
Phenylalanine 0.708 0.626 Crab
Valine 0.806 0.824 Tuna salad
Histidine 0.393 0.467 Tuna salad
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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