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Crab stick vs Salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Crab stick and Salmon

  • Salmon is richer than Crab stick in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Salmon is 109% higher.
  • Crab stick contains 12 times more Sodium than Salmon. Crab stick contains 529mg of Sodium, while Salmon contains 44mg.

Food types used in this article are Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, 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
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Contains more Iron +105.1%
Contains more Potassium +444.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Zinc +93.9%
Contains more Copper +681.3%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 30% 21% 86% 44% 6% 18% 84%
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Contains more Iron +105.1%
Contains more Potassium +444.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Zinc +93.9%
Contains more Copper +681.3%
Equal in Calcium - 12

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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Salmon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +653.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1167.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +529.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +457.9%
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% 0% 0% 0% 57% 88% 148% 100% 189% 19% 398% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +653.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1167.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +529.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +457.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Salmon Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 0g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 19.84g Salmon
Fats 0.46g 6.34g Salmon
Carbs 15g 0g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 142kcal Salmon
Starch 3.5g g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g g Salmon
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 12mg Crab stick
Iron 0.39mg 0.8mg Salmon
Magnesium 43mg 29mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 282mg 200mg Crab stick
Potassium 90mg 490mg Salmon
Sodium 529mg 44mg Salmon
Zinc 0.33mg 0.64mg Salmon
Copper 0.032mg 0.25mg Salmon
Vitamin A 0IU 40IU Salmon
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin D 0IU IU Crab stick
Vitamin D 0µg µg Crab stick
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.226mg Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.38mg Salmon
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 7.86mg Salmon
Vitamin B5 0mg 1.664mg Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.818mg Salmon
Folate 0µg 25µg Salmon
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 3.18µg Salmon
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.222mg Salmon
Threonine 0.285mg 0.87mg Salmon
Isoleucine 0.23mg 0.914mg Salmon
Leucine 0.607mg 1.613mg Salmon
Lysine 0.707mg 1.822mg Salmon
Methionine 0.261mg 0.587mg Salmon
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 0.775mg Salmon
Valine 0.286mg 1.022mg Salmon
Histidine 0.156mg 0.584mg Salmon
Cholesterol 20mg 55mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g g Salmon
Saturated Fat 0.216g 0.981g Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 2.103g Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 2.539g Salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab stick Salmon
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
83
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
36
Salmon

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
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
0%
Salmon
Fats
2%
Crab stick
29%
Salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 485mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.765g)
Which food is cheaper?
Crab stick
Crab stick is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173686/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.