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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
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Salmon
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Contains more Iron +105.1%
Contains more Potassium +444.4%
Contains more Copper +681.3%
Contains more Zinc +93.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 8% 31% 11% 10% 121% 69%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 4% 44% 21% 84% 18% 86% 6%
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Contains more Iron +105.1%
Contains more Potassium +444.4%
Contains more Copper +681.3%
Contains more Zinc +93.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
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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8
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 Vitamin B12 +457.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 72% 1% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 0% 0% 57% 88% 148% 100% 189% 398% 0% 19%
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 Vitamin B12 +457.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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 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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.