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Sardine vs Crab meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 765mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Sardine
Sardine is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.395g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Crab meat
Crab meat contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 89mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Sardine Crab meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Sardine 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
68
Sardine
58
Crab meat
Mineral Summary Score
58
Sardine
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
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Contains more Iron +284.2%
Contains more Calcium +547.5%
Contains more Potassium +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Copper +535.5%
Contains more Zinc +481.7%
Contains more Iron +284.2%
Contains more Calcium +547.5%
Contains more Potassium +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Copper +535.5%
Contains more Zinc +481.7%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +272.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +312.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +291.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.18
Contains more Vitamin A +272.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +312.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +291.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.18

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
148%
Sardine
116%
Crab meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
0%
Crab meat
Fats
53%
Sardine
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 Sardine Crab meat Opinion
Calories 208 97 Sardine
Protein 24.62 19.35 Sardine
Fats 11.45 1.54 Sardine
Vitamin C 0 7.6 Crab meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 142 53 Crab meat
Vitamin D 193 Sardine
Iron 2.92 0.76 Sardine
Calcium 382 59 Sardine
Potassium 397 262 Sardine
Magnesium 39 63 Crab meat
Sugars 0 Sardine
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.186 1.182 Crab meat
Zinc 1.31 7.62 Crab meat
Starch
Phosphorus 490 280 Sardine
Sodium 307 1072 Sardine
Vitamin A 108 29 Sardine
Vitamin E 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.053 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.227 0.055 Sardine
Vitamin B3 5.245 1.34 Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.4 Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.167 0.18 Crab meat
Vitamin B12 8.94 11.5 Crab meat
Vitamin K 2.6 Sardine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.528 0.133 Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869 0.185 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148 0.536 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276 0.269 Sardine
Threonine 1.079 0.783 Sardine
Isoleucine 1.134 0.938 Sardine
Leucine 2.001 1.536 Sardine
Lysine 2.26 1.684 Sardine
Methionine 0.729 0.545 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961 0.817 Sardine
Valine 1.268 0.91 Sardine
Histidine 0.725 0.393 Sardine
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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