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Skipjack tuna vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 37mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 516mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.219g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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 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.
Skipjack tuna Crab
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Skipjack tuna 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
49
Skipjack tuna
27
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
31
Skipjack tuna
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
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Crab
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Potassium +101.5%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Calcium +145.9%
Contains more Copper +640%
Contains more Zinc +262.9%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Potassium +101.5%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Calcium +145.9%
Contains more Copper +640%
Contains more Zinc +262.9%

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
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6
Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +582.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +528.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +230%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +582.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +528.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +230%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +52.1%

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
0%
Skipjack tuna
0%
Crab
Fats
6%
Skipjack tuna
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 Skipjack tuna Crab Opinion
Calories 132 83 Skipjack tuna
Protein 28.21 17.88 Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29 0.74 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin C 1 3.3 Crab
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 60 97 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Iron 1.6 0.5 Skipjack tuna
Calcium 37 91 Crab
Potassium 522 259 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 44 36 Skipjack tuna
Sugars 0 Crab
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.814 Crab
Zinc 1.05 3.81 Crab
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 285 234 Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47 563 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 60 2 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin E 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Vitamin B1 0.038 0.023 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B2 0.122 0.093 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 18.756 2.747 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485 0.997 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.981 0.156 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.19 3.33 Crab
Vitamin K 0.3 Crab
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.014 Skipjack tuna
Saturated Fat 0.42 0.201 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243 0.129 Skipjack tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403 0.258 Skipjack tuna
Tryptophan 0.316 0.226 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237 0.727 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3 0.776 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293 1.307 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59 1.386 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835 0.452 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101 0.708 Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453 0.806 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83 0.393 Skipjack tuna
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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