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Atlantic mackerel vs Crab meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Atlantic mackerel and Crab meat

  • Atlantic mackerel is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6 and Selenium, yet Crab meat is richer in Copper, Zinc and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Atlantic mackerel is 313% higher.
  • Atlantic mackerel contains 31 times more Saturated Fat than Crab meat. Atlantic mackerel contains 4.176g of Saturated Fat, while Crab meat contains 0.133g.

Food types used in this article are Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, cooked, moist heat.

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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
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Contains more Iron +106.6%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Magnesium +54%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +293.3%
Contains more Copper +1157.4%
Contains more Zinc +710.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 280
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 5% 36% 70% 32% 26% 120% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 18% 24% 45% 394% 208% 120% 140%
Contains more Iron +106.6%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Magnesium +54%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +293.3%
Contains more Copper +1157.4%
Contains more Zinc +710.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 280

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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Contains more Vitamin A +520.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +649.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +411.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +1800%
Contains more Folate +2450%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 11% 0% 0% 40% 96% 129% 60% 107% 2375% 0% 2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 26% 2% 0% 0% 14% 13% 26% 24% 42% 1438% 0% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +520.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +649.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +411.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +1800%
Contains more Folate +2450%

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
235
Atlantic mackerel
135
Crab meat
Mineral Summary Score
44
Atlantic mackerel
122
Crab meat

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
143%
Atlantic mackerel
116%
Crab meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
0%
Crab meat
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
7%
Crab meat

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Atlantic mackerel Crab meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.043g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 989mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( 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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Atlantic mackerel Crab meat Opinion
Calories 262 97 Atlantic mackerel
Protein 23.85 19.35 Atlantic mackerel
Fats 17.81 1.54 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin C 0.4 7.6 Crab meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 75 53 Crab meat
Vitamin D
Iron 1.57 0.76 Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 15 59 Crab meat
Potassium 401 262 Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 97 63 Atlantic mackerel
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.094 1.182 Crab meat
Zinc 0.94 7.62 Crab meat
Starch
Phosphorus 278 280 Crab meat
Sodium 83 1072 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin A 180 29 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.159 0.053 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412 0.055 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85 1.34 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99 0.4 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.46 0.18 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 19 11.5 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K
Folate 2 51 Crab meat
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.176 0.133 Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006 0.185 Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 0.536 Atlantic mackerel
Tryptophan 0.267 0.269 Crab meat
Threonine 1.045 0.783 Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099 0.938 Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.938 1.536 Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 2.19 1.684 Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.706 0.545 Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.817 Atlantic mackerel
Valine 1.228 0.91 Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.702 0.393 Atlantic mackerel
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Atlantic mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175120/nutrients
  2. Crab meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174202/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.