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Sardine vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 256mg)
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
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.327g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab
Crab is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 45mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Sardine Crab
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars 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
Sardine Crab
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
27
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
58
Sardine
53
Crab

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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Crab
Contains more Iron +484%
Contains more Calcium +319.8%
Contains more Potassium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.4%
Contains less Sodium -45.5%
Contains more Copper +337.6%
Contains more Zinc +190.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Contains more Iron +484%
Contains more Calcium +319.8%
Contains more Potassium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.4%
Contains less Sodium -45.5%
Contains more Copper +337.6%
Contains more Zinc +190.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 36

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
:
2
Crab
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +5300%
Contains more Vitamin E +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +144.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +168.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.84
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.156
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +5300%
Contains more Vitamin E +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +144.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +168.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.84
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.156

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
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
0%
Crab
Fats
53%
Sardine
3%
Crab

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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 Opinion
Calories 208 83 Sardine
Protein 24.62 17.88 Sardine
Fats 11.45 0.74 Sardine
Vitamin C 0 3.3 Crab
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 142 97 Crab
Vitamin D 193 0 Sardine
Iron 2.92 0.5 Sardine
Calcium 382 91 Sardine
Potassium 397 259 Sardine
Magnesium 39 36 Sardine
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.186 0.814 Crab
Zinc 1.31 3.81 Crab
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 490 234 Sardine
Sodium 307 563 Sardine
Vitamin A 108 2 Sardine
Vitamin E 2.04 1.84 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 0 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.023 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.227 0.093 Sardine
Vitamin B3 5.245 2.747 Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.997 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.167 0.156 Sardine
Vitamin B12 8.94 3.33 Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6 0.3 Sardine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.014 Sardine
Saturated Fat 1.528 0.201 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869 0.129 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148 0.258 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276 0.226 Sardine
Threonine 1.079 0.727 Sardine
Isoleucine 1.134 0.776 Sardine
Leucine 2.001 1.307 Sardine
Lysine 2.26 1.386 Sardine
Methionine 0.729 0.452 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961 0.708 Sardine
Valine 1.268 0.806 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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