Crab meat vs. Shrimp — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
How are Crab meat and Shrimp different?
- Crab meat is richer in Vitamin B12, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin C, Folate, and Magnesium, while Shrimp is higher in Selenium, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B3.
- Crab meat covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 410% more than Shrimp.
- Crab meat is lower in Cholesterol.
Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, cooked, moist heat and Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat (may have been previously frozen) types were used in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||9µg||90µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.118g||0.141g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.295g||0.135g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.031g||0.012g|
|Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid||0.012g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|