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Crab stick vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Crab stick and Crab different?

  • Crab has more Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Folate, Choline, and Vitamin E than Crab stick.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Crab is 115% higher.
  • Crab stick has less Cholesterol.

Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned are the varieties used 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +28.2%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Zinc +1054.5%
Contains more Copper +2443.8%
Equal in Sodium - 563
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +28.2%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Zinc +1054.5%
Contains more Copper +2443.8%
Equal in Sodium - 563

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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Crab
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +982.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +343.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +484.2%
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 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +982.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +343.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +484.2%

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 Crab
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Crab Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 0g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 17.88g Crab
Fats 0.46g 0.74g Crab
Carbs 15g 0g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 83kcal Crab stick
Starch 3.5g 0g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g 0g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g 0g Crab
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 91mg Crab
Iron 0.39mg 0.5mg Crab
Magnesium 43mg 36mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 282mg 234mg Crab stick
Potassium 90mg 259mg Crab
Sodium 529mg 563mg Crab stick
Zinc 0.33mg 3.81mg Crab
Copper 0.032mg 0.814mg Crab
Vitamin A 0IU 2IU Crab
Vitamin E 0.17mg 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3.3mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.023mg Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.093mg Crab
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 2.747mg Crab
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.997mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.156mg Crab
Folate 0µg 51µg Crab
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 3.33µg Crab
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.3µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.226mg Crab
Threonine 0.285mg 0.727mg Crab
Isoleucine 0.23mg 0.776mg Crab
Leucine 0.607mg 1.307mg Crab
Lysine 0.707mg 1.386mg Crab
Methionine 0.261mg 0.452mg Crab
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 0.708mg Crab
Valine 0.286mg 0.806mg Crab
Histidine 0.156mg 0.393mg Crab
Cholesterol 20mg 97mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g 0.014g Crab stick
Saturated Fat 0.216g 0.201g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 0.129g Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 0.258g Crab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab stick Crab
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
56
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
80
Crab

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

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab stick
Crab stick contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 77mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crab
Crab is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($12)

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. Crab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171966/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.