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Crab stick vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Crab stick and Mackerel different?

  • Mackerel is higher than Crab stick in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Choline and Vitamin E .
  • Mackerel covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 476% more than Crab stick.
  • Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol.

Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish, mackerel, salted types were 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
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Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Iron +259%
Contains more Calcium +407.7%
Contains more Potassium +477.8%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 8% 31% 11% 10% 121% 69%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 20% 46% 43% 34% 30% 109% 581%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Iron +259%
Contains more Calcium +407.7%
Contains more Potassium +477.8%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +432.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2005.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1850%
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% 10% 48% 756% 5% 44% 62% 0% 95% 1500% 20% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +432.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2005.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1850%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Crab stick
212
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
114
Mackerel

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 the food
Protein
46%
Crab stick
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
0%
Mackerel
Fats
2%
Crab stick
116%
Mackerel

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Crab stick Mackerel
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab stick Mackerel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Mackerel
Mackerel contains less Sugars (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Mackerel
Mackerel is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 75mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab stick
Crab stick contains less Sodium (difference - 3921mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.932g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Crab stick Mackerel Opinion
Calories 95 305 Mackerel
Protein 7.62 18.5 Mackerel
Fats 0.46 25.1 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 15 0 Crab stick
Cholesterol 20 95 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 1006 Mackerel
Iron 0.39 1.4 Mackerel
Calcium 13 66 Mackerel
Potassium 90 520 Mackerel
Magnesium 43 60 Mackerel
Sugars 6.25 0 Mackerel
Fiber 0.5 0 Crab stick
Copper 0.032 0.1 Mackerel
Zinc 0.33 1.1 Mackerel
Starch 3.5 Crab stick
Phosphorus 282 254 Crab stick
Sodium 529 4450 Crab stick
Vitamin A 0 157 Mackerel
Vitamin E 0.17 2.38 Mackerel
Vitamin D 0 25.2 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.02 Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.19 Mackerel
Vitamin B3 0.62 3.3 Mackerel
Vitamin B5 0 Crab stick
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.41 Mackerel
Vitamin B12 0.57 12 Mackerel
Vitamin K 0.4 7.8 Mackerel
Folate 0 15 Mackerel
Trans Fat 0.008 Mackerel
Saturated Fat 0.216 7.148 Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275 8.32 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143 6.21 Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.075 Crab stick
Threonine 0.285 Crab stick
Isoleucine 0.23 Crab stick
Leucine 0.607 Crab stick
Lysine 0.707 Crab stick
Methionine 0.261 Crab stick
Phenylalanine 0.26 Crab stick
Valine 0.286 Crab stick
Histidine 0.156 Crab stick
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 of 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. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168149/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.