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Crab meat vs Sockeye salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Crab meat and Sockeye salmon

  • Crab meat has more Vitamin B12, Copper, Zinc, and Folate, however Sockeye salmon is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Crab meat covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 293% more than Sockeye salmon.
  • Crab meat has 16 times more Copper than Sockeye salmon. While Crab meat has 1.182mg of Copper, Sockeye salmon has only 0.076mg.
  • Sockeye salmon has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, cooked, moist heat and Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat.

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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 +436.4%
Contains more Iron +46.2%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +1285.5%
Contains more Copper +1455.3%
Contains more Potassium +66.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 305
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 29% 45% 120% 24% 140% 208% 394%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Contains more Calcium +436.4%
Contains more Iron +46.2%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +1285.5%
Contains more Copper +1455.3%
Contains more Potassium +66.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 305

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 +∞%
Contains more Folate +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +157.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +565.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +196.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +347.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +655.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +359.4%
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 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +157.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +565.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +196.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +347.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +655.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +359.4%

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 Sockeye salmon
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab meat Sockeye salmon Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 19.35g 26.48g Sockeye salmon
Fats 1.54g 5.57g Sockeye salmon
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 97kcal 156kcal Sockeye salmon
Starch g 0g Sockeye salmon
Fructose g 0g Sockeye salmon
Sugar g 0g Crab meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 59mg 11mg Crab meat
Iron 0.76mg 0.52mg Crab meat
Magnesium 63mg 36mg Crab meat
Phosphorus 280mg 305mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 262mg 436mg Sockeye salmon
Sodium 1072mg 92mg Sockeye salmon
Zinc 7.62mg 0.55mg Crab meat
Copper 1.182mg 0.076mg Crab meat
Vitamin A 29IU 193IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E mg 0.99mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D IU 670IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D µg 16.7µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 7.6mg 0mg Crab meat
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.157mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.246mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 1.34mg 10.123mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.827mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 51µg 7µg Crab meat
Vitamin B12 11.5µg 4.47µg Crab meat
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.269mg 0.335mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 0.783mg 1.247mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 0.938mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 1.536mg 2.185mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 1.684mg 2.574mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.545mg 0.858mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 0.817mg 1.086mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 0.91mg 1.461mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.393mg 0.711mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 53mg 61mg Crab meat
Trans Fat g 0.023g Crab meat
Saturated Fat 0.133g 0.969g Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.185g 1.864g Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.536g 1.327g Sockeye salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crab meat Sockeye salmon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
137
Sockeye salmon
Mineral Summary Score
122
Crab meat
34
Sockeye salmon

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
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab meat
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
7%
Crab meat
26%
Sockeye salmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 980mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.836g)
Which food is cheaper?
Crab meat
Crab meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab meat
Crab meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.