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Flax vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flax
Flax is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flax
Flax contains less Sodium (difference - 533mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Flax
Flax is cheaper (difference - $9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Crab
Crab contains less Sugars (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.462g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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.
Flax Crab
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flax Crab
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
44
Flax
27
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
125
Flax
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
Flax
8
:
0
Crab
Contains more Iron +1046%
Contains more Calcium +180.2%
Contains more Potassium +213.9%
Contains more Magnesium +988.9%
Contains more Copper +49.9%
Contains more Zinc +13.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +174.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Contains more Iron +1046%
Contains more Calcium +180.2%
Contains more Potassium +213.9%
Contains more Magnesium +988.9%
Contains more Copper +49.9%
Contains more Zinc +13.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +174.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%

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
Flax
5
:
5
Crab
Contains more Vitamin B1 +7047.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1333.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +450%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +493.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.997
Contains more Vitamin B1 +7047.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1333.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +450%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +493.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.997

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
110%
Flax
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
0%
Crab
Fats
195%
Flax
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 Flax Crab Opinion
Calories 534 83 Flax
Protein 18.29 17.88 Flax
Fats 42.16 0.74 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 3.3 Crab
Carbs 28.88 0 Flax
Cholesterol 0 97 Flax
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.73 0.5 Flax
Calcium 255 91 Flax
Potassium 813 259 Flax
Magnesium 392 36 Flax
Sugars 1.55 0 Flax
Fiber 27.3 0 Flax
Copper 1.22 0.814 Flax
Zinc 4.34 3.81 Flax
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 642 234 Flax
Sodium 30 563 Flax
Vitamin A 0 2 Crab
Vitamin E 0.31 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.023 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 0.093 Flax
Vitamin B3 3.08 2.747 Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985 0.997 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.473 0.156 Flax
Vitamin B12 0 3.33 Crab
Vitamin K 4.3 0.3 Flax
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.014 Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663 0.201 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 0.129 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 0.258 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.226 Flax
Threonine 0.766 0.727 Flax
Isoleucine 0.896 0.776 Flax
Leucine 1.235 1.307 Crab
Lysine 0.862 1.386 Crab
Methionine 0.37 0.452 Crab
Phenylalanine 0.957 0.708 Flax
Valine 1.072 0.806 Flax
Histidine 0.472 0.393 Flax
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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