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Crab stick vs Cod - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Crab stick and Cod

  • Crab stick has more Phosphorus, however Cod is higher in Vitamin B5, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Potassium, Choline, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cod covers your daily need of Vitamin B5 3060% more than Crab stick.
  • Crab stick has 10 times more Sodium than Cod. While Crab stick has 529mg of Sodium, Cod has only 54mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish, cod, Atlantic, raw.

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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
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Cod
Contains more Magnesium +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.9%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +358.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.8%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.38
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% 15% 23% 87% 37% 8% 13% 10%
Contains more Magnesium +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.9%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +358.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.8%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.38

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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Cod
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +276.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +232.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +88.5%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +59.6%
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 3% 13% 27% 4% 19% 15% 39% 9180% 57% 6% 114% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +276.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +232.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +88.5%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +59.6%

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 Cod
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 vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Cod Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 0g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 17.81g Cod
Fats 0.46g 0.67g Cod
Carbs 15g 0g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 82kcal Crab stick
Starch 3.5g g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g 0g Cod
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 16mg Cod
Iron 0.39mg 0.38mg Crab stick
Magnesium 43mg 32mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 282mg 203mg Crab stick
Potassium 90mg 413mg Cod
Sodium 529mg 54mg Cod
Zinc 0.33mg 0.45mg Cod
Copper 0.032mg 0.028mg Crab stick
Vitamin A 0IU 40IU Cod
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.64mg Cod
Vitamin D 0IU 36IU Cod
Vitamin D 0µg 0.9µg Cod
Vitamin C 0mg 1mg Cod
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.076mg Cod
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.065mg Crab stick
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 2.063mg Cod
Vitamin B5 0mg 153mg Cod
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.245mg Cod
Folate 0µg 7µg Cod
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 0.91µg Cod
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.1µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.199mg Cod
Threonine 0.285mg 0.781mg Cod
Isoleucine 0.23mg 0.821mg Cod
Leucine 0.607mg 1.447mg Cod
Lysine 0.707mg 1.635mg Cod
Methionine 0.261mg 0.527mg Cod
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 0.695mg Cod
Valine 0.286mg 0.917mg Cod
Histidine 0.156mg 0.524mg Cod
Cholesterol 20mg 43mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g g Cod
Saturated Fat 0.216g 0.131g Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 0.094g Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 0.231g Cod

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab stick Cod
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
790
Cod
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
24
Cod

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
107%
Cod
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
0%
Cod
Fats
2%
Crab stick
3%
Cod

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod
Cod is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 475mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.085g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod
Cod is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $10.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cod
Cod is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Cod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171955/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.