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Squid as food vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Squid as food
Squid as food contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Squid as food
Squid as food is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Squid as food
Squid as food is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab
Crab is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 127mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab
Crab contains less Sodium (difference - 181mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
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.
Squid as food Crab
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Squid as food 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
63
Squid as food
27
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
103
Squid as food
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 +2068%
Contains more Calcium +97.8%
Contains more Potassium +145.9%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +22.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.9%
Contains more Zinc +10.1%
Contains less Sodium -24.3%
Contains more Iron +2068%
Contains more Calcium +97.8%
Contains more Potassium +145.9%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +22.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.9%
Contains more Zinc +10.1%
Contains less Sodium -24.3%

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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Crab
Contains more Vitamin C +157.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +33650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1759.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +33650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1759.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.8%

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
195%
Squid as food
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
2%
Squid as food
0%
Crab
Fats
6%
Squid as food
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 Squid as food Crab Opinion
Calories 158 83 Squid as food
Protein 32.48 17.88 Squid as food
Fats 1.4 0.74 Squid as food
Vitamin C 8.5 3.3 Squid as food
Carbs 1.64 0 Squid as food
Cholesterol 224 97 Crab
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Iron 10.84 0.5 Squid as food
Calcium 180 91 Squid as food
Potassium 637 259 Squid as food
Magnesium 60 36 Squid as food
Sugars 0 Crab
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.998 0.814 Squid as food
Zinc 3.46 3.81 Crab
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 580 234 Squid as food
Sodium 744 563 Crab
Vitamin A 675 2 Squid as food
Vitamin E 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.023 Crab
Vitamin B2 1.729 0.093 Squid as food
Vitamin B3 2.189 2.747 Crab
Vitamin B5 0.9 0.997 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.27 0.156 Squid as food
Vitamin B12 5.4 3.33 Squid as food
Vitamin K 0.3 Crab
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.014 Squid as food
Saturated Fat 0.236 0.201 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.162 0.129 Squid as food
Polyunsaturated fat 0.268 0.258 Squid as food
Tryptophan 0.364 0.226 Squid as food
Threonine 1.398 0.727 Squid as food
Isoleucine 1.414 0.776 Squid as food
Leucine 2.287 1.307 Squid as food
Lysine 2.427 1.386 Squid as food
Methionine 0.733 0.452 Squid as food
Phenylalanine 1.164 0.708 Squid as food
Valine 1.419 0.806 Squid as food
Histidine 0.624 0.393 Squid as food
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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