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Atlantic mackerel vs Crab stick - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Atlantic mackerel and Crab stick

  • Atlantic mackerel is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Iron, yet Crab stick is higher in Vitamin B5.
  • Atlantic mackerel covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 768% more than Crab stick.
  • Atlantic mackerel contains 19 times more Saturated Fat than Crab stick. While Atlantic mackerel contains 4.176g of Saturated Fat, Crab stick contains only 0.216g.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi.

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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 Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +302.6%
Contains more Magnesium +125.6%
Contains more Potassium +345.6%
Contains less Sodium -84.3%
Contains more Zinc +184.8%
Contains more Copper +193.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 282
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 70% 120% 36% 11% 26% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +302.6%
Contains more Magnesium +125.6%
Contains more Potassium +345.6%
Contains less Sodium -84.3%
Contains more Zinc +184.8%
Contains more Copper +193.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 282

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +430%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +415%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1004.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3233.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 11% 0% 0% 2% 40% 96% 129% 60% 107% 2% 2375% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 0% 72% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +430%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +415%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1004.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3233.3%

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.
Atlantic mackerel 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 Atlantic mackerel Crab stick Opinion
Net carbs 0g 14.5g Crab stick
Protein 23.85g 7.62g Atlantic mackerel
Fats 17.81g 0.46g Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 0g 15g Crab stick
Calories 262kcal 95kcal Atlantic mackerel
Starch g 3.5g Crab stick
Fructose g 0.62g Crab stick
Sugar g 6.25g Atlantic mackerel
Fiber 0g 0.5g Crab stick
Calcium 15mg 13mg Atlantic mackerel
Iron 1.57mg 0.39mg Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 97mg 43mg Atlantic mackerel
Phosphorus 278mg 282mg Crab stick
Potassium 401mg 90mg Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 83mg 529mg Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0.94mg 0.33mg Atlantic mackerel
Copper 0.094mg 0.032mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin A 180IU 0IU Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E mg 0.17mg Crab stick
Vitamin D IU 0IU Crab stick
Vitamin D µg 0µg Crab stick
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.159mg 0.03mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412mg 0.08mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85mg 0.62mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99mg 0mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.13mg Atlantic mackerel
Folate 2µg 0µg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 19µg 0.57µg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K µg 0.4µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.267mg 0.075mg Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 1.045mg 0.285mg Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099mg 0.23mg Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.938mg 0.607mg Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 2.19mg 0.707mg Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.706mg 0.261mg Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.26mg Atlantic mackerel
Valine 1.228mg 0.286mg Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.702mg 0.156mg Atlantic mackerel
Cholesterol 75mg 20mg Crab stick
Trans Fat g 0.008g Atlantic mackerel
Saturated Fat 4.176g 0.216g Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006g 0.275g Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3g 0.143g Atlantic mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Atlantic mackerel Crab stick
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
235
Atlantic mackerel
12
Crab stick
Mineral Summary Score
44
Atlantic mackerel
33
Crab stick

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
143%
Atlantic mackerel
46%
Crab stick
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
15%
Crab stick
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
2%
Crab stick

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.96g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 446mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Atlantic mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175120/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.