Crab meat vs. Mackerel — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Crab meat and Mackerel
- Crab meat is richer in Copper, Zinc, and Folate, yet Mackerel is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Selenium.
- Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Mackerel is 313% higher.
- Crab meat contains 26 times more Folate than Mackerel. Crab meat contains 51µg of Folate, while Mackerel contains 2µg.
- Mackerel contains less Sodium.
Food types used in this article are Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, cooked, moist heat and Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Glycemic Index||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||9µg||54µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.118g||0.699g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.295g||0.504g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.031g||0.106g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet||Equal|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|