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Shark vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 46mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 484mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.724g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals
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 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.
Shark Crab
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
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
Shark Crab
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
22
Shark
27
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
20
Shark
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
Shark
3
:
5
Crab
Contains more Iron +68%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains less Sodium -86%
Contains more Calcium +167.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.9%
Contains more Copper +2366.7%
Contains more Zinc +786%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.4%
Contains more Iron +68%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains less Sodium -86%
Contains more Calcium +167.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.9%
Contains more Copper +2366.7%
Contains more Zinc +786%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.4%

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
Shark
5
:
6
Crab
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +11550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +84%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.747
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +11550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +84%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.747

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
126%
Shark
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
0%
Crab
Fats
21%
Shark
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 Shark Crab Opinion
Calories 130 83 Shark
Protein 20.98 17.88 Shark
Fats 4.51 0.74 Shark
Vitamin C 0 3.3 Crab
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 51 97 Shark
Vitamin D 24 0 Shark
Iron 0.84 0.5 Shark
Calcium 34 91 Crab
Potassium 160 259 Crab
Magnesium 49 36 Shark
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.033 0.814 Crab
Zinc 0.43 3.81 Crab
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 210 234 Crab
Sodium 79 563 Shark
Vitamin A 233 2 Shark
Vitamin E 1 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 0.6 0 Shark
Vitamin B1 0.042 0.023 Shark
Vitamin B2 0.062 0.093 Crab
Vitamin B3 2.938 2.747 Shark
Vitamin B5 0.695 0.997 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.156 Shark
Vitamin B12 1.49 3.33 Crab
Vitamin K 0.1 0.3 Crab
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.014 Shark
Saturated Fat 0.925 0.201 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808 0.129 Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195 0.258 Shark
Tryptophan 0.235 0.226 Shark
Threonine 0.92 0.727 Shark
Isoleucine 0.967 0.776 Shark
Leucine 1.705 1.307 Shark
Lysine 1.926 1.386 Shark
Methionine 0.621 0.452 Shark
Phenylalanine 0.819 0.708 Shark
Valine 1.081 0.806 Shark
Histidine 0.618 0.393 Shark
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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