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Alaska pollock vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Alaska pollock and Crab different?

  • Alaska pollock is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Vitamin B2, while Crab is higher in Copper, Zinc, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin E , and Vitamin D.
  • Crab covers your daily need of Copper 84% more than Alaska pollock.
  • Alaska pollock contains 2 times more Vitamin B2 than Crab. Alaska pollock contains 0.223mg of Vitamin B2, while Crab contains 0.093mg.

Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) and Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned types were used in this article.

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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
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.1%
Contains more Potassium +66%
Contains less Sodium -25.6%
Contains more Calcium +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +568.4%
Contains more Copper +1256.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.1%
Contains more Potassium +66%
Contains less Sodium -25.6%
Contains more Calcium +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +568.4%
Contains more Copper +1256.7%

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 A +2450%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.8%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 3.33
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 6% 39% 0% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 3% 458% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2450%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.8%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 3.33

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Alaska pollock Crab
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Alaska pollock Crab Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.48g 17.88g Alaska pollock
Fats 1.18g 0.74g Alaska pollock
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 111kcal 83kcal Alaska pollock
Starch g 0g Crab
Fructose g 0g Crab
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 72mg 91mg Crab
Iron 0.56mg 0.5mg Alaska pollock
Magnesium 81mg 36mg Alaska pollock
Phosphorus 267mg 234mg Alaska pollock
Potassium 430mg 259mg Alaska pollock
Sodium 419mg 563mg Alaska pollock
Zinc 0.57mg 3.81mg Crab
Copper 0.06mg 0.814mg Crab
Vitamin A 51IU 2IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin E 0.28mg 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin D 51IU 0IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin C 0mg 3.3mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.023mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B2 0.223mg 0.093mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 3.949mg 2.747mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.432mg 0.997mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.329mg 0.156mg Alaska pollock
Folate 3µg 51µg Crab
Vitamin B12 3.66µg 3.33µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.3µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.263mg 0.226mg Alaska pollock
Threonine 1.029mg 0.727mg Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 1.082mg 0.776mg Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.908mg 1.307mg Alaska pollock
Lysine 2.157mg 1.386mg Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.696mg 0.452mg Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.917mg 0.708mg Alaska pollock
Valine 1.21mg 0.806mg Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.691mg 0.393mg Alaska pollock
Cholesterol 86mg 97mg Alaska pollock
Trans Fat g 0.014g Alaska pollock
Saturated Fat 0.159g 0.201g Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g 0.129g Alaska pollock
Polyunsaturated fat 0.583g 0.258g Alaska pollock

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Alaska pollock Crab
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
62
Alaska pollock
56
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
43
Alaska pollock
80
Crab

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 food.
Protein
141%
Alaska pollock
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
0%
Alaska pollock
0%
Crab
Fats
5%
Alaska pollock
3%
Crab

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock contains less Sodium (difference - 144mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is cheaper?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/nutrients
  2. Crab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171966/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.