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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
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Contains more Iron +46.2%
Contains more Calcium +436.4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +1455.3%
Contains more Zinc +1285.5%
Contains more Potassium +66.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 305
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 18% 24% 45% 394% 208% 120% 140%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 4% 39% 26% 26% 15% 131% 12%
Contains more Iron +46.2%
Contains more Calcium +436.4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +1455.3%
Contains more Zinc +1285.5%
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 Vitamin B12 +157.3%
Contains more Folate +628.6%
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 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 0% 12% 20% 501% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 559% 1% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +157.3%
Contains more Folate +628.6%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 Cholesterol?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.