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Oyster vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sodium (difference - 146mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $9)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.996g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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?
?
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.
Oyster Crab
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins 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
Oyster Crab
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
78
Oyster
27
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
336
Oyster
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
Oyster
5
:
3
Crab
Contains more Iron +1290%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Copper +427.5%
Contains more Zinc +2186.9%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Contains more Calcium +46.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.2%
Equal in Potassium - 259
Contains more Iron +1290%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Copper +427.5%
Contains more Zinc +2186.9%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Contains more Calcium +46.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.2%
Equal in Potassium - 259

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
Oyster
6
:
6
Crab
Contains more Vitamin C +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +15000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +552.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +369.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +269.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +15000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +552.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +369.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +269.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.8%

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
53%
Oyster
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Crab
Fats
58%
Oyster
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 Oyster Crab Opinion
Calories 199 83 Oyster
Protein 8.77 17.88 Crab
Fats 12.58 0.74 Oyster
Vitamin C 3.8 3.3 Oyster
Carbs 11.62 0 Oyster
Cholesterol 71 97 Oyster
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Iron 6.95 0.5 Oyster
Calcium 62 91 Crab
Potassium 244 259 Crab
Magnesium 58 36 Oyster
Sugars 0 Crab
Fiber 0 Crab
Copper 4.294 0.814 Oyster
Zinc 87.13 3.81 Oyster
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 159 234 Crab
Sodium 417 563 Oyster
Vitamin A 302 2 Oyster
Vitamin E 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.023 Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.093 Oyster
Vitamin B3 1.65 2.747 Crab
Vitamin B5 0.27 0.997 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.064 0.156 Crab
Vitamin B12 15.63 3.33 Oyster
Vitamin K 0.3 Crab
Folic acid (B9) 17 0 Oyster
Trans Fat 0.014 Oyster
Saturated Fat 3.197 0.201 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702 0.129 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313 0.258 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.105 0.226 Crab
Threonine 0.365 0.727 Crab
Isoleucine 0.396 0.776 Crab
Leucine 0.638 1.307 Crab
Lysine 0.582 1.386 Crab
Methionine 0.199 0.452 Crab
Phenylalanine 0.352 0.708 Crab
Valine 0.409 0.806 Crab
Histidine 0.175 0.393 Crab
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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