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Chinook salmon vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chinook salmon and Crab

  • Chinook salmon is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin A RAE, however Crab is richer in Copper, Zinc, and Vitamin B12.
  • Crab's daily need coverage for Copper is 85% higher.
  • Chinook salmon has 149 times more Vitamin A RAE than Crab. While Chinook salmon has 149µg of Vitamin A RAE, Crab has only 1µg.
  • Crab has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, salmon, chinook, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +82%
Contains more Magnesium +238.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.5%
Contains more Potassium +95%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Zinc +580.4%
Contains more Copper +1435.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 35% 88% 159% 45% 8% 16% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
Contains more Iron +82%
Contains more Magnesium +238.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.5%
Contains more Potassium +95%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Zinc +580.4%
Contains more Copper +1435.8%

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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Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +24700%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +265.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +196.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 30% 0% 0% 14% 11% 36% 189% 52% 107% 27% 359% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +24700%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +265.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +196.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16%

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.
Chinook salmon Crab
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinook salmon Crab Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 25.72g 17.88g Chinook salmon
Fats 13.38g 0.74g Chinook salmon
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 231kcal 83kcal Chinook salmon
Starch g 0g Crab
Fructose g 0g Crab
Sugar g 0g Chinook salmon
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 28mg 91mg Crab
Iron 0.91mg 0.5mg Chinook salmon
Magnesium 122mg 36mg Chinook salmon
Phosphorus 371mg 234mg Chinook salmon
Potassium 505mg 259mg Chinook salmon
Sodium 60mg 563mg Chinook salmon
Zinc 0.56mg 3.81mg Crab
Copper 0.053mg 0.814mg Crab
Vitamin A 496IU 2IU Chinook salmon
Vitamin E mg 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin D IU 0IU Crab
Vitamin D µg 0µg Crab
Vitamin C 4.1mg 3.3mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.023mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B2 0.154mg 0.093mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 10.045mg 2.747mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.997mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.462mg 0.156mg Chinook salmon
Folate 35µg 51µg Crab
Vitamin B12 2.87µg 3.33µg Crab
Vitamin K µg 0.3µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.226mg Chinook salmon
Threonine 1.127mg 0.727mg Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 1.185mg 0.776mg Chinook salmon
Leucine 2.09mg 1.307mg Chinook salmon
Lysine 2.362mg 1.386mg Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.761mg 0.452mg Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 1.004mg 0.708mg Chinook salmon
Valine 1.325mg 0.806mg Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.757mg 0.393mg Chinook salmon
Cholesterol 85mg 97mg Chinook salmon
Trans Fat g 0.014g Chinook salmon
Saturated Fat 3.214g 0.201g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742g 0.129g Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662g 0.258g Chinook salmon

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Chinook salmon Crab
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
68
Chinook salmon
56
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
47
Chinook salmon
80
Crab

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
154%
Chinook salmon
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
0%
Crab
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
3%
Crab

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.013g)
Which food is cheaper?
Crab
Crab is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 503mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
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

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. Chinook salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171999/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.