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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
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Contains more Calcium +156.5%
Contains more Potassium +187.9%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +506.2%
Contains more Zinc +829.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.6%
Contains more Iron +226.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 18% 24% 45% 394% 208% 120% 140%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 93% 7% 9% 7% 65% 23% 32% 69%
Contains more Calcium +156.5%
Contains more Potassium +187.9%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +506.2%
Contains more Zinc +829.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.6%
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 Vitamin B12 +1269%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Contains more Vitamin A +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 6% 0% 0% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 105% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +850%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1269%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Contains more Vitamin A +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059

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

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab meat Gefilte fish
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish contains less Sodium (difference - 548mg)
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 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 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 Crab meat Gefilte fish Opinion
Calories 97 84 Crab meat
Protein 19.35 9.07 Crab meat
Fats 1.54 1.73 Gefilte fish
Vitamin C 7.6 0.8 Crab meat
Carbs 0 7.41 Gefilte fish
Cholesterol 53 30 Gefilte fish
Vitamin D
Iron 0.76 2.48 Gefilte fish
Calcium 59 23 Crab meat
Potassium 262 91 Crab meat
Magnesium 63 9 Crab meat
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 1.182 0.195 Crab meat
Zinc 7.62 0.82 Crab meat
Starch
Phosphorus 280 73 Crab meat
Sodium 1072 524 Gefilte fish
Vitamin A 29 89 Gefilte fish
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.065 Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.059 Gefilte fish
Vitamin B3 1.34 1 Crab meat
Vitamin B5 0.4 0.2 Crab meat
Vitamin B6 0.18 0.08 Crab meat
Vitamin B12 11.5 0.84 Crab meat
Vitamin K
Folate 51 3 Crab meat
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.133 0.412 Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.185 0.824 Gefilte fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.536 0.285 Crab meat
Tryptophan 0.269 0.086 Crab meat
Threonine 0.783 0.488 Crab meat
Isoleucine 0.938 0.486 Crab meat
Leucine 1.536 0.81 Crab meat
Lysine 1.684 0.842 Crab meat
Methionine 0.545 0.255 Crab meat
Phenylalanine 0.817 0.493 Crab meat
Valine 0.91 0.548 Crab meat
Histidine 0.393 0.261 Crab meat
Fructose

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. 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.