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Crab stick vs Atlantic mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Crab stick and Atlantic mackerel

  • Atlantic mackerel is higher than Crab stick in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Iron.
  • Atlantic mackerel covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 768% more than Crab stick.
  • Crab stick contains 6 times more Sodium than Atlantic mackerel. While Crab stick contains 529mg of Sodium, Atlantic mackerel contains only 83mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, 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 +15.4%
Contains more Iron +302.6%
Contains more Magnesium +125.6%
Contains more Potassium +345.6%
Contains less Sodium -84.3%
Contains more Zinc +184.8%
Contains more Copper +193.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 278
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 70% 120% 36% 11% 26% 32%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +302.6%
Contains more Magnesium +125.6%
Contains more Potassium +345.6%
Contains less Sodium -84.3%
Contains more Zinc +184.8%
Contains more Copper +193.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 278

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +430%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +415%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1004.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3233.3%
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 11% 0% 0% 2% 40% 96% 129% 60% 107% 2% 2375% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +430%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +415%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1004.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3233.3%

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 Atlantic mackerel
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Atlantic mackerel Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 0g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 23.85g Atlantic mackerel
Fats 0.46g 17.81g Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 15g 0g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 262kcal Atlantic mackerel
Starch 3.5g g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g g Atlantic mackerel
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 15mg Atlantic mackerel
Iron 0.39mg 1.57mg Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 43mg 97mg Atlantic mackerel
Phosphorus 282mg 278mg Crab stick
Potassium 90mg 401mg Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 529mg 83mg Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0.33mg 0.94mg Atlantic mackerel
Copper 0.032mg 0.094mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin A 0IU 180IU Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin D 0IU IU Crab stick
Vitamin D 0µg µg Crab stick
Vitamin C 0mg 0.4mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.159mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.412mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 6.85mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.99mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.46mg Atlantic mackerel
Folate 0µg 2µg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 19µg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.267mg Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 0.285mg 1.045mg Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 0.23mg 1.099mg Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 0.607mg 1.938mg Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 0.707mg 2.19mg Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.261mg 0.706mg Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 0.931mg Atlantic mackerel
Valine 0.286mg 1.228mg Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.156mg 0.702mg Atlantic mackerel
Cholesterol 20mg 75mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g g Atlantic mackerel
Saturated Fat 0.216g 4.176g Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 7.006g Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 4.3g Atlantic mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crab stick Atlantic mackerel
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
235
Atlantic mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
44
Atlantic mackerel

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
143%
Atlantic mackerel
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
0%
Atlantic mackerel
Fats
2%
Crab stick
82%
Atlantic mackerel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.96g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 446mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel 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. Atlantic mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175120/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.