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Anchovy vs. Crab stick — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Anchovy and Crab stick different?

  • Anchovy is higher in Vitamin B3, Iron, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Vitamin B5, however, Crab stick is richer in Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 from Anchovy is 84% higher.
  • Crab stick has less Cholesterol.

Fish, anchovy, european, raw and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi are the varieties 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +1030.8%
Contains more Iron +733.3%
Contains more Potassium +325.6%
Contains less Sodium -80.3%
Contains more Zinc +421.2%
Contains more Copper +559.4%
Contains more Manganese +536.4%
Contains more Selenium +63.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 43
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 122% 30% 75% 34% 14% 47% 71% 10% 200%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11% 2% 122%
Contains more Calcium +1030.8%
Contains more Iron +733.3%
Contains more Potassium +325.6%
Contains less Sodium -80.3%
Contains more Zinc +421.2%
Contains more Copper +559.4%
Contains more Manganese +536.4%
Contains more Selenium +63.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 43

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2161.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.13
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.57
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 12% 0% 0% 14% 60% 263% 39% 33% 7% 78% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 0% 72% 8% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2161.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.13
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.57

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +167.1%
Contains more Fats +952.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +56.9%
Equal in Water - 74.66
20% 5% 73%
Protein: 20.35 g
Fats: 4.84 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.37 g
Other: 1.44 g
8% 15% 75% 2%
Protein: 7.62 g
Fats: 0.46 g
Carbs: 15 g
Water: 74.66 g
Other: 2.26 g
Contains more Protein +167.1%
Contains more Fats +952.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +56.9%
Equal in Water - 74.66

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +329.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1044.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.2%
31% 29% 40%
Saturated Fat: 1.282 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.182 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.637 g
34% 43% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.216 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.275 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.143 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +329.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1044.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Anchovy Crab stick
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Anchovy Crab stick Opinion
Net carbs 0g 14.5g Crab stick
Protein 20.35g 7.62g Anchovy
Fats 4.84g 0.46g Anchovy
Carbs 0g 15g Crab stick
Calories 131kcal 95kcal Anchovy
Starch 3.5g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g Crab stick
Sugar 0g 6.25g Anchovy
Fiber 0g 0.5g Crab stick
Calcium 147mg 13mg Anchovy
Iron 3.25mg 0.39mg Anchovy
Magnesium 41mg 43mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 174mg 282mg Crab stick
Potassium 383mg 90mg Anchovy
Sodium 104mg 529mg Anchovy
Zinc 1.72mg 0.33mg Anchovy
Copper 0.211mg 0.032mg Anchovy
Manganese 0.07mg 0.011mg Anchovy
Selenium 36.5µg 22.3µg Anchovy
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Anchovy
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 0µg Anchovy
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.17mg Anchovy
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.03mg Anchovy
Vitamin B2 0.256mg 0.08mg Anchovy
Vitamin B3 14.024mg 0.62mg Anchovy
Vitamin B5 0.645mg 0mg Anchovy
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.13mg Anchovy
Folate 9µg 0µg Anchovy
Vitamin B12 0.62µg 0.57µg Anchovy
Choline 13mg Crab stick
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.4µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.228mg 0.075mg Anchovy
Threonine 0.892mg 0.285mg Anchovy
Isoleucine 0.938mg 0.23mg Anchovy
Leucine 1.654mg 0.607mg Anchovy
Lysine 1.869mg 0.707mg Anchovy
Methionine 0.602mg 0.261mg Anchovy
Phenylalanine 0.794mg 0.26mg Anchovy
Valine 1.048mg 0.286mg Anchovy
Histidine 0.599mg 0.156mg Anchovy
Cholesterol 60mg 20mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g Anchovy
Saturated Fat 1.282g 0.216g Crab stick
Omega-3 - DHA 0.911g 0.028g Anchovy
Omega-3 - EPA 0.538g 0g Anchovy
Omega-3 - DPA 0.029g 0.001g Anchovy
Monounsaturated Fat 1.182g 0.275g Anchovy
Polyunsaturated fat 1.637g 0.143g Anchovy
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.089g Crab stick
Omega-3 - ALA 0.008g Crab stick

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Anchovy Crab stick
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
39%
Anchovy
12%
Crab stick
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Anchovy
39%
Crab stick

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.066g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Anchovy
Anchovy contains less Sodium (difference - 425mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Anchovy
Anchovy is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Anchovy
Anchovy is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Anchovy
Anchovy is relatively richer in vitamins

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Anchovy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174182/nutrients
  2. Crab stick - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174203/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.