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Swordfish vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Swordfish
Swordfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Swordfish
Swordfish contains less Sodium (difference - 466mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Swordfish
Swordfish is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.71g)
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?
?
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.
Swordfish 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
Swordfish 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
75
Swordfish
27
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
26
Swordfish
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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5
Crab
Contains more Potassium +92.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.9%
Contains less Sodium -82.8%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +1416.7%
Contains more Copper +1669.6%
Contains more Zinc +388.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Contains more Potassium +92.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.9%
Contains less Sodium -82.8%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +1416.7%
Contains more Copper +1669.6%
Contains more Zinc +388.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 36

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
:
5
Crab
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +6350%
Contains more Vitamin E +31%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +236.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +294.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +105.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +6350%
Contains more Vitamin E +31%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +236.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +294.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +105.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%

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
141%
Swordfish
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
0%
Swordfish
0%
Crab
Fats
37%
Swordfish
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 Swordfish Crab Opinion
Calories 172 83 Swordfish
Protein 23.45 17.88 Swordfish
Fats 7.93 0.74 Swordfish
Vitamin C 0 3.3 Crab
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 97 Swordfish
Vitamin D 666 0 Swordfish
Iron 0.45 0.5 Crab
Calcium 6 91 Crab
Potassium 499 259 Swordfish
Magnesium 35 36 Crab
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.046 0.814 Crab
Zinc 0.78 3.81 Crab
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 304 234 Swordfish
Sodium 97 563 Swordfish
Vitamin A 129 2 Swordfish
Vitamin E 2.41 1.84 Swordfish
Vitamin D 16.6 0 Swordfish
Vitamin B1 0.089 0.023 Swordfish
Vitamin B2 0.063 0.093 Crab
Vitamin B3 9.254 2.747 Swordfish
Vitamin B5 0.417 0.997 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.615 0.156 Swordfish
Vitamin B12 1.62 3.33 Crab
Vitamin K 0.1 0.3 Crab
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 0.014 Crab
Saturated Fat 1.911 0.201 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 3.544 0.129 Swordfish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.368 0.258 Swordfish
Tryptophan 0.265 0.226 Swordfish
Threonine 1.035 0.727 Swordfish
Isoleucine 1.088 0.776 Swordfish
Leucine 1.919 1.307 Swordfish
Lysine 2.168 1.386 Swordfish
Methionine 0.699 0.452 Swordfish
Phenylalanine 0.922 0.708 Swordfish
Valine 1.216 0.806 Swordfish
Histidine 0.695 0.393 Swordfish
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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