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Salmon vs Crab meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1028mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab meat
Crab meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Crab meat
Crab meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.848g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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.
Salmon Crab meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Salmon 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
47
Salmon
58
Crab meat
Mineral Summary Score
25
Salmon
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
Salmon
3
:
Contains more Potassium +87%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Calcium +391.7%
Contains more Magnesium +117.2%
Contains more Copper +372.8%
Contains more Zinc +1090.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Equal in Iron - 0.76
Contains more Potassium +87%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Calcium +391.7%
Contains more Magnesium +117.2%
Contains more Copper +372.8%
Contains more Zinc +1090.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Equal in Iron - 0.76

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
Salmon
6
:
Contains more Vitamin A +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +326.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +590.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +486.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +316%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +261.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +326.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +590.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +486.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +316%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +261.6%

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
119%
Salmon
116%
Crab meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Salmon
0%
Crab meat
Fats
29%
Salmon
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 Salmon Crab meat Opinion
Calories 142 97 Salmon
Protein 19.84 19.35 Salmon
Fats 6.34 1.54 Salmon
Vitamin C 0 7.6 Crab meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 55 53 Crab meat
Vitamin D
Iron 0.8 0.76 Salmon
Calcium 12 59 Crab meat
Potassium 490 262 Salmon
Magnesium 29 63 Crab meat
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 1.182 Crab meat
Zinc 0.64 7.62 Crab meat
Starch
Phosphorus 200 280 Crab meat
Sodium 44 1072 Salmon
Vitamin A 40 29 Salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.226 0.053 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.38 0.055 Salmon
Vitamin B3 7.86 1.34 Salmon
Vitamin B5 1.664 0.4 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.818 0.18 Salmon
Vitamin B12 3.18 11.5 Crab meat
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.981 0.133 Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.103 0.185 Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.539 0.536 Salmon
Tryptophan 0.222 0.269 Crab meat
Threonine 0.87 0.783 Salmon
Isoleucine 0.914 0.938 Crab meat
Leucine 1.613 1.536 Salmon
Lysine 1.822 1.684 Salmon
Methionine 0.587 0.545 Salmon
Phenylalanine 0.775 0.817 Crab meat
Valine 1.022 0.91 Salmon
Histidine 0.584 0.393 Salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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