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Crab meat vs. Tilefish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Crab meat and Tilefish

  • Crab meat has more Vitamin B12, Copper, Zinc, and Folate, however, Tilefish is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6.
  • Crab meat covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 375% more than Tilefish.
  • Tilefish has 23 times less Copper than Crab meat. Crab meat has 1.182mg of Copper, while Tilefish has 0.052mg.
  • Tilefish contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, cooked, moist heat and Fish, tilefish, 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 Calcium +126.9%
Contains more Iron +145.2%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +1337.7%
Contains more Copper +2173.1%
Contains more Manganese +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +95.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Selenium +28.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 18% 29% 45% 120% 23% 140% 208% 394% 5.2% 218%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7.8% 12% 24% 101% 45% 7.7% 14% 17% 2% 281%
Contains more Calcium +126.9%
Contains more Iron +145.2%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +1337.7%
Contains more Copper +2173.1%
Contains more Manganese +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +95.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Selenium +28.8%

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 Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +360%
Contains more Vitamin A +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1.7% 0% 0% 25% 13% 13% 25% 24% 42% 38% 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 4.1% 0% 0% 0% 35% 44% 66% 52% 69% 13% 313% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +360%
Contains more Vitamin A +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +10.4%
Contains more Other +169%
Contains more Protein +26.6%
Contains more Fats +204.5%
Equal in Water - 70.24
19% 78%
Protein: 19.35 g
Fats: 1.54 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 77.55 g
Other: 1.56 g
24% 5% 70%
Protein: 24.49 g
Fats: 4.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.24 g
Other: 0.58 g
Contains more Water +10.4%
Contains more Other +169%
Contains more Protein +26.6%
Contains more Fats +204.5%
Equal in Water - 70.24

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +620%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +132.5%
16% 22% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.133 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.185 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.536 g
25% 39% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.868 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.332 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.246 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +620%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +132.5%

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 Tilefish
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab meat Tilefish Opinion
Protein 19.35g 24.49g Tilefish
Fats 1.54g 4.69g Tilefish
Calories 97kcal 147kcal Tilefish
Calcium 59mg 26mg Crab meat
Iron 0.76mg 0.31mg Crab meat
Magnesium 63mg 33mg Crab meat
Phosphorus 280mg 236mg Crab meat
Potassium 262mg 512mg Tilefish
Sodium 1072mg 59mg Tilefish
Zinc 7.62mg 0.53mg Crab meat
Copper 1.182mg 0.052mg Crab meat
Manganese 0.04mg 0.015mg Crab meat
Selenium 40µg 51.5µg Tilefish
Vitamin A 29IU 69IU Tilefish
Vitamin A RAE 9µg 21µg Tilefish
Vitamin C 7.6mg 0mg Crab meat
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.14mg Tilefish
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.19mg Tilefish
Vitamin B3 1.34mg 3.5mg Tilefish
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0.87mg Tilefish
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.3mg Tilefish
Folate 51µg 17µg Crab meat
Vitamin B12 11.5µg 2.5µg Crab meat
Tryptophan 0.269mg 0.274mg Tilefish
Threonine 0.783mg 1.074mg Tilefish
Isoleucine 0.938mg 1.128mg Tilefish
Leucine 1.536mg 1.99mg Tilefish
Lysine 1.684mg 2.249mg Tilefish
Methionine 0.545mg 0.725mg Tilefish
Phenylalanine 0.817mg 0.956mg Tilefish
Valine 0.91mg 1.262mg Tilefish
Histidine 0.393mg 0.721mg Tilefish
Cholesterol 53mg 64mg Crab meat
Saturated Fat 0.133g 0.868g Crab meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0.118g 0.733g Tilefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.295g 0.172g Crab meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.031g 0.143g Tilefish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.185g 1.332g Tilefish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.536g 1.246g Tilefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab meat Tilefish
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
46%
Tilefish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
120%
Crab meat
51%
Tilefish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tilefish
Tilefish contains less Sodium (difference - 1013mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Tilefish
Tilefish is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.735g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab meat
Crab meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Tilefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175152/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.