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Crab meat vs. Sucker fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Crab meat and Sucker fish

  • Crab meat is richer in Vitamin B12, Copper, Zinc, Selenium, Folate, and Vitamin C, yet Sucker fish is richer in Manganese, Iron, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Crab meat is 383% higher.
  • Sucker fish contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, cooked, moist heat and Fish, sucker, white, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +65.8%
Contains more Zinc +693.8%
Contains more Copper +372.8%
Contains more Selenium +146.9%
Contains more Calcium +52.5%
Contains more Iron +119.7%
Contains more Potassium +85.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Manganese +1822.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 269
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 18% 29% 45% 120% 24% 140% 208% 394% 6% 219%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 63% 28% 116% 43% 7% 27% 84% 101% 89%
Contains more Magnesium +65.8%
Contains more Zinc +693.8%
Contains more Copper +372.8%
Contains more Selenium +146.9%
Contains more Calcium +52.5%
Contains more Iron +119.7%
Contains more Potassium +85.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Manganese +1822.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 269

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 B1 +341.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +397.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +575.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.462
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 26% 14% 13% 26% 24% 42% 39% 1438% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 0% 0% 0% 3% 20% 28% 52% 54% 13% 289% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +341.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +397.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +575.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.462

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +11.1%
Contains more Fats +92.9%
Equal in Water - 73.99
Equal in Other - 1.55
19% 78%
Protein: 19.35 g
Fats: 1.54 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 77.55 g
Other: 1.56 g
21% 3% 74%
Protein: 21.49 g
Fats: 2.97 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.99 g
Other: 1.55 g
Contains more Protein +11.1%
Contains more Fats +92.9%
Equal in Water - 73.99
Equal in Other - 1.55

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -77%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +389.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +93.1%
16% 22% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.133 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.185 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.536 g
23% 36% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.579 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.905 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.035 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -77%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +389.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +93.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Crab meat Sucker fish
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab meat Sucker fish Opinion
Protein 19.35g 21.49g Sucker fish
Fats 1.54g 2.97g Sucker fish
Calories 97kcal 119kcal Sucker fish
Calcium 59mg 90mg Sucker fish
Iron 0.76mg 1.67mg Sucker fish
Magnesium 63mg 38mg Crab meat
Phosphorus 280mg 269mg Crab meat
Potassium 262mg 487mg Sucker fish
Sodium 1072mg 51mg Sucker fish
Zinc 7.62mg 0.96mg Crab meat
Copper 1.182mg 0.25mg Crab meat
Manganese 0.04mg 0.769mg Sucker fish
Selenium 40µg 16.2µg Crab meat
Vitamin A 29IU 196IU Sucker fish
Vitamin A RAE 9µg 59µg Sucker fish
Vitamin C 7.6mg 0mg Crab meat
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.012mg Crab meat
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.085mg Sucker fish
Vitamin B3 1.34mg 1.462mg Sucker fish
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0.865mg Sucker fish
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.231mg Sucker fish
Folate 51µg 17µg Crab meat
Vitamin B12 11.5µg 2.31µg Crab meat
Tryptophan 0.269mg 0.241mg Crab meat
Threonine 0.783mg 0.942mg Sucker fish
Isoleucine 0.938mg 0.99mg Sucker fish
Leucine 1.536mg 1.746mg Sucker fish
Lysine 1.684mg 1.973mg Sucker fish
Methionine 0.545mg 0.636mg Sucker fish
Phenylalanine 0.817mg 0.839mg Sucker fish
Valine 0.91mg 1.107mg Sucker fish
Histidine 0.393mg 0.633mg Sucker fish
Cholesterol 53mg 53mg
Saturated Fat 0.133g 0.579g Crab meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0.118g 0.371g Sucker fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.295g 0.244g Crab meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.031g 0.094g Sucker fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.185g 0.905g Sucker fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.536g 1.035g Sucker fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab meat Sucker fish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
125%
Crab meat
36%
Sucker fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
120%
Crab meat
58%
Sucker fish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sucker fish
Sucker fish contains less Sodium (difference - 1021mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Sucker fish
Sucker fish is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.446g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (53 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Crab meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174202/nutrients
  2. Sucker fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172002/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.