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Tuna vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 513mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna
Tuna is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.411g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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.
Tuna Crab
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
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
90
Tuna
27
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
30
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
Tuna
5
:
3
Crab
Contains more Iron +162%
Contains more Potassium +24.7%
Contains more Magnesium +77.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Calcium +810%
Contains more Copper +640%
Contains more Zinc +394.8%
Contains more Iron +162%
Contains more Potassium +24.7%
Contains more Magnesium +77.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Calcium +810%
Contains more Copper +640%
Contains more Zinc +394.8%

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
Tuna
7
:
4
Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +125900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +229%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +283.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +236.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +226.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +125900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +229%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +283.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +236.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +226.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
179%
Tuna
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
0%
Crab
Fats
29%
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 Tuna Crab Opinion
Calories 184 83 Tuna
Protein 29.91 17.88 Tuna
Fats 6.28 0.74 Tuna
Vitamin C 0 3.3 Crab
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 49 97 Tuna
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Iron 1.31 0.5 Tuna
Calcium 10 91 Crab
Potassium 323 259 Tuna
Magnesium 64 36 Tuna
Sugars 0 Crab
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.814 Crab
Zinc 0.77 3.81 Crab
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 326 234 Tuna
Sodium 50 563 Tuna
Vitamin A 2520 2 Tuna
Vitamin E 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.023 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.093 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 2.747 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 0.997 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.156 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 3.33 Tuna
Vitamin K 0.3 Crab
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.014 Tuna
Saturated Fat 1.612 0.201 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 0.129 Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 0.258 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 0.226 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 0.727 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 0.776 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 1.307 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 1.386 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.452 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 0.708 Tuna
Valine 1.541 0.806 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.393 Tuna
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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