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Mussel vs Crab stick - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sugars (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sodium (difference - 160mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mussel
Mussel is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.634g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Mussel Crab stick
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mussel Crab stick
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
126
Mussel
7
Crab stick
Mineral Summary Score
47
Mussel
27
Crab stick

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
Mussel
7
:
Contains more Iron +1623.1%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Potassium +197.8%
Contains more Copper +365.6%
Contains more Zinc +709.1%
Contains less Sodium -30.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 282
Contains more Iron +1623.1%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Potassium +197.8%
Contains more Copper +365.6%
Contains more Zinc +709.1%
Contains less Sodium -30.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 282

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
Mussel
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +425%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +4110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +425%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +4110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%

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
143%
Mussel
46%
Crab stick
Carbohydrates
7%
Mussel
15%
Crab stick
Fats
21%
Mussel
2%
Crab stick

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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 Mussel Crab stick Opinion
Calories 172 95 Mussel
Protein 23.8 7.62 Mussel
Fats 4.48 0.46 Mussel
Vitamin C 13.6 0 Mussel
Carbs 7.39 15 Crab stick
Cholesterol 56 20 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Iron 6.72 0.39 Mussel
Calcium 33 13 Mussel
Potassium 268 90 Mussel
Magnesium 37 43 Crab stick
Sugars 6.25 Crab stick
Fiber 0 0.5 Crab stick
Copper 0.149 0.032 Mussel
Zinc 2.67 0.33 Mussel
Starch 3.5 Crab stick
Phosphorus 285 282 Mussel
Sodium 369 529 Mussel
Vitamin A 304 0 Mussel
Vitamin E 0.17 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Vitamin B1 0.3 0.03 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.42 0.08 Mussel
Vitamin B3 3 0.62 Mussel
Vitamin B5 0.95 0 Mussel
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.13 Crab stick
Vitamin B12 24 0.57 Mussel
Vitamin K 0.4 Crab stick
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.008 Mussel
Saturated Fat 0.85 0.216 Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 1.014 0.275 Mussel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.212 0.143 Mussel
Tryptophan 0.267 0.075 Mussel
Threonine 1.025 0.285 Mussel
Isoleucine 1.036 0.23 Mussel
Leucine 1.676 0.607 Mussel
Lysine 1.779 0.707 Mussel
Methionine 0.537 0.261 Mussel
Phenylalanine 0.853 0.26 Mussel
Valine 1.04 0.286 Mussel
Histidine 0.457 0.156 Mussel
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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