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Crab stick vs. Carp — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Crab stick and Carp?

  • Crab stick is higher in Selenium, however, Carp is richer in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Iron, Zinc, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Carp's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 38% more.
  • Carp contains 8 times less Sodium than Crab stick. Crab stick contains 529mg of Sodium, while Carp contains 63mg.

We used Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish, carp, cooked, dry heat types in this article.

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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 +13.2%
Contains more Selenium +37.7%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +307.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.3%
Contains more Potassium +374.4%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Zinc +475.8%
Contains more Copper +128.1%
Contains more Manganese +354.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11% 2% 122%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 16% 60% 28% 228% 38% 9% 52% 25% 7% 89%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Selenium +37.7%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +307.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.3%
Contains more Potassium +374.4%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Zinc +475.8%
Contains more Copper +128.1%
Contains more Manganese +354.5%

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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Carp
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.5%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +157.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 0% 72% 8% 1%
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% 6% 35% 17% 40% 53% 51% 13% 184% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.5%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +157.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +564.7%
Contains more Protein +200%
Contains more Fats +1458.7%
Equal in Water - 69.63
8% 15% 75% 2%
Protein: 7.62 g
Fats: 0.46 g
Carbs: 15 g
Water: 74.66 g
Other: 2.26 g
23% 7% 70%
Protein: 22.86 g
Fats: 7.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.63 g
Other: 0.34 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +564.7%
Contains more Protein +200%
Contains more Fats +1458.7%
Equal in Water - 69.63

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +985.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1183.2%
34% 43% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.216 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.275 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.143 g
22% 48% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.388 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.985 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.835 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +985.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1183.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Crab stick Carp
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 Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Carp Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 0g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 22.86g Carp
Fats 0.46g 7.17g Carp
Carbs 15g 0g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 162kcal Carp
Starch 3.5g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g Carp
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 52mg Carp
Iron 0.39mg 1.59mg Carp
Magnesium 43mg 38mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 282mg 531mg Carp
Potassium 90mg 427mg Carp
Sodium 529mg 63mg Carp
Zinc 0.33mg 1.9mg Carp
Copper 0.032mg 0.073mg Carp
Manganese 0.011mg 0.05mg Carp
Selenium 22.3µg 16.2µg Crab stick
Vitamin A 0IU 32IU Carp
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 10µg Carp
Vitamin E 0.17mg Crab stick
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Carp
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.14mg Carp
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.07mg Crab stick
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 2.1mg Carp
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.87mg Carp
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.219mg Carp
Folate 0µg 17µg Carp
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 1.47µg Carp
Choline 13mg Crab stick
Vitamin K 0.4µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.256mg Carp
Threonine 0.285mg 1.002mg Carp
Isoleucine 0.23mg 1.054mg Carp
Leucine 0.607mg 1.858mg Carp
Lysine 0.707mg 2.1mg Carp
Methionine 0.261mg 0.677mg Carp
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 0.893mg Carp
Valine 0.286mg 1.178mg Carp
Histidine 0.156mg 0.673mg Carp
Cholesterol 20mg 84mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g Carp
Saturated Fat 0.216g 1.388g Crab stick
Omega-3 - DHA 0.028g 0.146g Carp
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.305g Carp
Omega-3 - DPA 0.001g 0.105g Carp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 2.985g Carp
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 1.835g Carp
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.089g Crab stick
Omega-3 - ALA 0.008g Crab stick

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab stick Carp
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
12%
Crab stick
31%
Carp
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
39%
Crab stick
55%
Carp

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.172g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carp
Carp is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carp
Carp contains less Sodium (difference - 466mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carp
Carp is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Carp
Carp is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carp
Carp is relatively richer in minerals
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 stick - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174203/nutrients
  2. Carp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174185/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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