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Clam vs Crab stick - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Clam and Crab stick?

  • Clam is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Zinc, however Crab stick is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Clam's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 4097% more.
  • Crab stick contains 91 times less Manganese than Clam. Clam contains 1mg of Manganese, while Crab stick contains 0.011mg.
  • Crab stick has less Sodium.

We used Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi 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
Contains more Calcium +607.7%
Contains more Iron +620.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Potassium +597.8%
Contains more Zinc +727.3%
Contains more Copper +2050%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -56%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Contains more Calcium +607.7%
Contains more Iron +620.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Potassium +597.8%
Contains more Zinc +727.3%
Contains more Copper +2050%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -56%

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
Clam
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +441%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 35% 0% 0% 74% 38% 99% 63% 41% 26% 22% 12362% 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 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +441%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%

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.
Clam Crab stick
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Clam Crab stick Opinion
Net carbs 5.13g 14.5g Crab stick
Protein 25.55g 7.62g Clam
Fats 1.95g 0.46g Clam
Carbs 5.13g 15g Crab stick
Calories 148kcal 95kcal Clam
Starch g 3.5g Crab stick
Fructose g 0.62g Crab stick
Sugar g 6.25g Clam
Fiber 0g 0.5g Crab stick
Calcium 92mg 13mg Clam
Iron 2.81mg 0.39mg Clam
Magnesium 18mg 43mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 338mg 282mg Clam
Potassium 628mg 90mg Clam
Sodium 1202mg 529mg Crab stick
Zinc 2.73mg 0.33mg Clam
Copper 0.688mg 0.032mg Clam
Vitamin A 570IU 0IU Clam
Vitamin E mg 0.17mg Crab stick
Vitamin D IU 0IU Crab stick
Vitamin D µg 0µg Crab stick
Vitamin C 22.1mg 0mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.03mg Clam
Vitamin B2 0.426mg 0.08mg Clam
Vitamin B3 3.354mg 0.62mg Clam
Vitamin B5 0.68mg 0mg Clam
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.13mg Crab stick
Folate 29µg 0µg Clam
Vitamin B12 98.89µg 0.57µg Clam
Vitamin K µg 0.4µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.286mg 0.075mg Clam
Threonine 1.099mg 0.285mg Clam
Isoleucine 1.112mg 0.23mg Clam
Leucine 1.798mg 0.607mg Clam
Lysine 1.909mg 0.707mg Clam
Methionine 0.576mg 0.261mg Clam
Phenylalanine 0.915mg 0.26mg Clam
Valine 1.116mg 0.286mg Clam
Histidine 0.49mg 0.156mg Clam
Cholesterol 67mg 20mg Crab stick
Trans Fat g 0.008g Clam
Saturated Fat 0.188g 0.216g Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172g 0.275g Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.143g Clam

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Clam 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
1063
Clam
12
Crab stick
Mineral Summary Score
101
Clam
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
153%
Clam
46%
Crab stick
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
15%
Crab stick
Fats
9%
Clam
2%
Crab stick

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab stick
Crab stick contains less Sodium (difference - 673mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Clam
Clam is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clam
Clam is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Clam
Clam 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. Clam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171975/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.