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Chinook salmon vs Crab meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chinook salmon and Crab meat?

  • Chinook salmon is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A, Magnesium and Phosphorus, yet Crab meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper and Zinc.
  • Crab meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 360% more.
  • Chinook salmon has 24 times more Saturated Fat than Crab meat. While Chinook salmon has 3.214g of Saturated Fat, Crab meat has only 0.133g.

We used Fish, salmon, chinook, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, cooked, moist heat types 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
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Contains more Iron +19.7%
Contains more Potassium +92.7%
Contains more Magnesium +93.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Calcium +110.7%
Contains more Copper +2130.2%
Contains more Zinc +1260.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 35% 9% 45% 88% 18% 16% 159% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 18% 24% 45% 394% 208% 120% 140%
Contains more Iron +19.7%
Contains more Potassium +92.7%
Contains more Magnesium +93.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Calcium +110.7%
Contains more Copper +2130.2%
Contains more Zinc +1260.7%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +1610.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +649.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +300.7%
Contains more Folate +45.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 30% 0% 0% 11% 36% 189% 52% 107% 359% 0% 27%
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 +1610.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +649.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +300.7%
Contains more Folate +45.7%

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
68
Chinook salmon
135
Crab meat
Mineral Summary Score
47
Chinook salmon
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
154%
Chinook salmon
116%
Crab meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
0%
Crab meat
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
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.
Chinook salmon Crab meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chinook salmon 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 - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.081g)
Which food is cheaper?
Crab meat
Crab meat is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1012mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Chinook salmon Crab meat Opinion
Calories 231 97 Chinook salmon
Protein 25.72 19.35 Chinook salmon
Fats 13.38 1.54 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 4.1 7.6 Crab meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 53 Crab meat
Vitamin D
Iron 0.91 0.76 Chinook salmon
Calcium 28 59 Crab meat
Potassium 505 262 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 122 63 Chinook salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.053 1.182 Crab meat
Zinc 0.56 7.62 Crab meat
Starch
Phosphorus 371 280 Chinook salmon
Sodium 60 1072 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 496 29 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.053 Crab meat
Vitamin B2 0.154 0.055 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 10.045 1.34 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865 0.4 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 0.462 0.18 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 2.87 11.5 Crab meat
Vitamin K
Folate 35 51 Crab meat
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.214 0.133 Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742 0.185 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662 0.536 Chinook salmon
Tryptophan 0.288 0.269 Chinook salmon
Threonine 1.127 0.783 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 1.185 0.938 Chinook salmon
Leucine 2.09 1.536 Chinook salmon
Lysine 2.362 1.684 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.761 0.545 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 1.004 0.817 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.325 0.91 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.757 0.393 Chinook salmon
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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. Chinook salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171999/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.