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Shrimp vs Crab stick - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 418mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.16g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sugars (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab stick
Crab stick is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 169mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Shrimp Crab stick
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shrimp 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
0
Shrimp
7
Crab stick
Mineral Summary Score
32
Shrimp
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
Shrimp
6
:
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Copper +1084.4%
Contains more Zinc +397%
Contains less Sodium -79%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Copper +1084.4%
Contains more Zinc +397%
Contains less Sodium -79%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%

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
Shrimp
0
:

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
144%
Shrimp
46%
Crab stick
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
15%
Crab stick
Fats
1%
Shrimp
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 Shrimp Crab stick Opinion
Calories 99 95 Shrimp
Protein 23.98 7.62 Shrimp
Fats 0.28 0.46 Crab stick
Vitamin C 0 Crab stick
Carbs 0.2 15 Crab stick
Cholesterol 189 20 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Iron 0.51 0.39 Shrimp
Calcium 70 13 Shrimp
Potassium 259 90 Shrimp
Magnesium 39 43 Crab stick
Sugars 6.25 Crab stick
Fiber 0.5 Crab stick
Copper 0.379 0.032 Shrimp
Zinc 1.64 0.33 Shrimp
Starch 3.5 Crab stick
Phosphorus 237 282 Crab stick
Sodium 111 529 Shrimp
Vitamin A 0 Crab stick
Vitamin E 0.17 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Vitamin B1 0.03 Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0.08 Crab stick
Vitamin B3 0.62 Crab stick
Vitamin B5 0 Crab stick
Vitamin B6 0.13 Crab stick
Vitamin B12 0.57 Crab stick
Vitamin K 0.4 Crab stick
Folic acid (B9) 0 Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.002 0.008 Shrimp
Saturated Fat 0.056 0.216 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048 0.275 Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 0.143 Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075 Crab stick
Threonine 0.285 Crab stick
Isoleucine 0.23 Crab stick
Leucine 0.607 Crab stick
Lysine 0.707 Crab stick
Methionine 0.261 Crab stick
Phenylalanine 0.26 Crab stick
Valine 0.286 Crab stick
Histidine 0.156 Crab stick
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.