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Crab meat vs Gefilte fish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Crab meat and Gefilte fish?

  • Crab meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Zinc, Selenium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Folate, and Vitamin B6, yet Gefilte fish is higher in Iron.
  • Crab meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 444% more.
  • Crab meat has 17 times more Folate than Gefilte fish. While Crab meat has 51µg of Folate, Gefilte fish has only 3µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Gefilte fish is lower.

We used Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, cooked, moist heat and Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe 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 +156.5%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.6%
Contains more Potassium +187.9%
Contains more Zinc +829.3%
Contains more Copper +506.2%
Contains more Iron +226.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 29% 45% 120% 24% 140% 208% 394%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65%
Contains more Calcium +156.5%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.6%
Contains more Potassium +187.9%
Contains more Zinc +829.3%
Contains more Copper +506.2%
Contains more Iron +226.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.1%

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 C +850%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1269%
Contains more Vitamin A +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 26% 14% 13% 26% 24% 42% 39% 1438% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 3% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 3% 105% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +850%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1269%
Contains more Vitamin A +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059

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.
Crab meat Gefilte fish
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab meat Gefilte fish Opinion
Net carbs 0g 7.41g Gefilte fish
Protein 19.35g 9.07g Crab meat
Fats 1.54g 1.73g Gefilte fish
Carbs 0g 7.41g Gefilte fish
Calories 97kcal 84kcal Crab meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 59mg 23mg Crab meat
Iron 0.76mg 2.48mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 63mg 9mg Crab meat
Phosphorus 280mg 73mg Crab meat
Potassium 262mg 91mg Crab meat
Sodium 1072mg 524mg Gefilte fish
Zinc 7.62mg 0.82mg Crab meat
Copper 1.182mg 0.195mg Crab meat
Vitamin A 29IU 89IU Gefilte fish
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 7.6mg 0.8mg Crab meat
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.065mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.059mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B3 1.34mg 1mg Crab meat
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0.2mg Crab meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.08mg Crab meat
Folate 51µg 3µg Crab meat
Vitamin B12 11.5µg 0.84µg Crab meat
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.269mg 0.086mg Crab meat
Threonine 0.783mg 0.488mg Crab meat
Isoleucine 0.938mg 0.486mg Crab meat
Leucine 1.536mg 0.81mg Crab meat
Lysine 1.684mg 0.842mg Crab meat
Methionine 0.545mg 0.255mg Crab meat
Phenylalanine 0.817mg 0.493mg Crab meat
Valine 0.91mg 0.548mg Crab meat
Histidine 0.393mg 0.261mg Crab meat
Cholesterol 53mg 30mg Gefilte fish
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.133g 0.412g Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.185g 0.824g Gefilte fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.536g 0.285g Crab meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crab meat Gefilte fish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
135
Crab meat
16
Gefilte fish
Mineral Summary Score
122
Crab meat
38
Gefilte fish

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
116%
Crab meat
54%
Gefilte fish
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab meat
7%
Gefilte fish
Fats
7%
Crab meat
8%
Gefilte fish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish contains less Sodium (difference - 548mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.279g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab meat
Crab meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Crab meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174202/nutrients
  2. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/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.