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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 cheaper?
Sardine
Sardine is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab
Crab is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.327g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.

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
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
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
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories 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
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 Calcium +319.8%
Contains more Iron +484%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.4%
Contains more Potassium +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -45.5%
Contains more Zinc +190.8%
Contains more Copper +337.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Contains more Calcium +319.8%
Contains more Iron +484%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.4%
Contains more Potassium +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -45.5%
Contains more Zinc +190.8%
Contains more Copper +337.6%
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
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Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +5300%
Contains more Vitamin E +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
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 A +5300%
Contains more Vitamin E +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
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
Protein 24.62 17.88 Sardine
Fats 11.45 0.74 Sardine
Carbs 0 0
Calories 208 83 Sardine
Starch 0 Crab
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Calcium 382 91 Sardine
Iron 2.92 0.5 Sardine
Magnesium 39 36 Sardine
Phosphorus 490 234 Sardine
Potassium 397 259 Sardine
Sodium 307 563 Sardine
Zinc 1.31 3.81 Crab
Copper 0.186 0.814 Crab
Vitamin A 108 2 Sardine
Vitamin E 2.04 1.84 Sardine
Vitamin D 193 0 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 0 Sardine
Vitamin C 0 3.3 Crab
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
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
Cholesterol 142 97 Crab
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
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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