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Bluefish vs. Crab — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Bluefish and Crab

  • Bluefish has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A RAE, and Phosphorus, however, Crab is richer in Copper, Zinc, Folate, and Calcium.
  • Bluefish covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 120% more than Crab.
  • Crab has 138 times less Vitamin A RAE than Bluefish. Bluefish has 138µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Crab has 1µg.
  • Bluefish contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, bluefish, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned.

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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.
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Crab
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.4%
Contains more Potassium +84.2%
Contains less Sodium -86.3%
Contains more Calcium +911.1%
Contains more Zinc +266.3%
Contains more Copper +1097.1%
Contains more Manganese +174.1%
Equal in Selenium - 42.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 30% 125% 43% 11% 29% 23% 4% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272% 10% 234%
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.4%
Contains more Potassium +84.2%
Contains less Sodium -86.3%
Contains more Calcium +911.1%
Contains more Zinc +266.3%
Contains more Copper +1097.1%
Contains more Manganese +174.1%
Equal in Selenium - 42.9

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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Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +22850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +163.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +86.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +2450%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.093
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.997
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 28% 0% 0% 0% 17% 23% 136% 58% 108% 2% 778% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 45% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +22850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +163.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +86.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +2450%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.093
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.997

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Crab
Contains more Protein +43.7%
Contains more Fats +635.1%
Contains more Other +268.6%
Contains more Water +27.2%
26% 5% 63% 6%
Protein: 25.69 g
Fats: 5.44 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.64 g
Other: 6.23 g
18% 80% 2%
Protein: 17.88 g
Fats: 0.74 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.69 g
Other: 1.69 g
Contains more Protein +43.7%
Contains more Fats +635.1%
Contains more Other +268.6%
Contains more Water +27.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Crab
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1680.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +426.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.8%
24% 48% 28%
Saturated Fat: 1.172 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.297 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.358 g
34% 22% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.201 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.129 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.258 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1680.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +426.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bluefish Crab Opinion
Protein 25.69g 17.88g Bluefish
Fats 5.44g 0.74g Bluefish
Calories 159kcal 83kcal Bluefish
Calcium 9mg 91mg Crab
Iron 0.62mg 0.5mg Bluefish
Magnesium 42mg 36mg Bluefish
Phosphorus 291mg 234mg Bluefish
Potassium 477mg 259mg Bluefish
Sodium 77mg 563mg Bluefish
Zinc 1.04mg 3.81mg Crab
Copper 0.068mg 0.814mg Crab
Manganese 0.027mg 0.074mg Crab
Selenium 46.8µg 42.9µg Bluefish
Vitamin A 459IU 2IU Bluefish
Vitamin A RAE 138µg 1µg Bluefish
Vitamin E 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin C 0mg 3.3mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.023mg Bluefish
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.093mg Bluefish
Vitamin B3 7.247mg 2.747mg Bluefish
Vitamin B5 0.955mg 0.997mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.156mg Bluefish
Folate 2µg 51µg Crab
Vitamin B12 6.22µg 3.33µg Bluefish
Choline 80.9mg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.226mg Bluefish
Threonine 1.126mg 0.727mg Bluefish
Isoleucine 1.184mg 0.776mg Bluefish
Leucine 2.088mg 1.307mg Bluefish
Lysine 2.36mg 1.386mg Bluefish
Methionine 0.76mg 0.452mg Bluefish
Phenylalanine 1.003mg 0.708mg Bluefish
Valine 1.324mg 0.806mg Bluefish
Histidine 0.756mg 0.393mg Bluefish
Cholesterol 76mg 97mg Bluefish
Trans Fat 0.014g Bluefish
Saturated Fat 1.172g 0.201g Crab
Omega-3 - DHA 0.665g 0.067g Bluefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.323g 0.101g Bluefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g 0.009g Bluefish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.297g 0.129g Bluefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.358g 0.258g Bluefish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Crab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bluefish Crab
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
88%
Bluefish
56%
Crab
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Bluefish
89%
Crab

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.971g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bluefish
Bluefish contains less Sodium (difference - 486mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bluefish
Bluefish is cheaper (difference - $12)
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

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. Bluefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174229/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.