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Crab stick vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Crab stick and Alaska pollock

  • Alaska pollock is higher than Crab stick in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Choline, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Alaska pollock covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 129% more than Crab stick.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Crab stick is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen).

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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 +453.8%
Contains more Iron +43.6%
Contains more Magnesium +88.4%
Contains more Potassium +377.8%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Contains more Zinc +72.7%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20%
Contains more Calcium +453.8%
Contains more Iron +43.6%
Contains more Magnesium +88.4%
Contains more Potassium +377.8%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Contains more Zinc +72.7%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267

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 K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +178.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.1%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +542.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 0% 72% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 6% 39% 0% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 3% 458% 1%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +178.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.1%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +542.1%

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 stick Alaska pollock
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Alaska pollock Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 0g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 23.48g Alaska pollock
Fats 0.46g 1.18g Alaska pollock
Carbs 15g 0g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 111kcal Alaska pollock
Starch 3.5g g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g 0g Alaska pollock
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 72mg Alaska pollock
Iron 0.39mg 0.56mg Alaska pollock
Magnesium 43mg 81mg Alaska pollock
Phosphorus 282mg 267mg Crab stick
Potassium 90mg 430mg Alaska pollock
Sodium 529mg 419mg Alaska pollock
Zinc 0.33mg 0.57mg Alaska pollock
Copper 0.032mg 0.06mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin A 0IU 51IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.28mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 0IU 51IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 0µg 1.3µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.054mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.223mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 3.949mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.432mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.329mg Alaska pollock
Folate 0µg 3µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 3.66µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.1µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.263mg Alaska pollock
Threonine 0.285mg 1.029mg Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 0.23mg 1.082mg Alaska pollock
Leucine 0.607mg 1.908mg Alaska pollock
Lysine 0.707mg 2.157mg Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.261mg 0.696mg Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 0.917mg Alaska pollock
Valine 0.286mg 1.21mg Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.156mg 0.691mg Alaska pollock
Cholesterol 20mg 86mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g g Alaska pollock
Saturated Fat 0.216g 0.159g Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 0.134g Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 0.583g Alaska pollock

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crab stick Alaska pollock
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
12
Crab stick
62
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
43
Alaska pollock

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
46%
Crab stick
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
2%
Crab stick
5%
Alaska pollock

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock contains less Sodium (difference - 110mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.057g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in vitamins

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 stick - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174203/nutrients
  2. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/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.