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Crab stick vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Crab stick and Oyster?

  • Crab stick is richer in Phosphorus, while Oyster is higher in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Oyster's daily need coverage for Zinc is 789% higher.
  • Oyster has 2 times less Phosphorus than Crab stick. Crab stick has 282mg of Phosphorus, while Oyster has 159mg.
  • Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol.

We used Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried types in this comparison.

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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 Phosphorus +77.4%
Contains more Calcium +376.9%
Contains more Iron +1682.1%
Contains more Magnesium +34.9%
Contains more Potassium +171.1%
Contains less Sodium -21.2%
Contains more Zinc +26303%
Contains more Copper +13318.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.4%
Contains more Calcium +376.9%
Contains more Iron +1682.1%
Contains more Magnesium +34.9%
Contains more Potassium +171.1%
Contains less Sodium -21.2%
Contains more Zinc +26303%
Contains more Copper +13318.8%

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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Oyster
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2642.1%
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 19% 0% 0% 13% 38% 47% 31% 17% 15% 24% 1954% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2642.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Oyster Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 11.62g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 8.77g Oyster
Fats 0.46g 12.58g Oyster
Carbs 15g 11.62g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 199kcal Oyster
Starch 3.5g g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g g Oyster
Fiber 0.5g g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 62mg Oyster
Iron 0.39mg 6.95mg Oyster
Magnesium 43mg 58mg Oyster
Phosphorus 282mg 159mg Crab stick
Potassium 90mg 244mg Oyster
Sodium 529mg 417mg Oyster
Zinc 0.33mg 87.13mg Oyster
Copper 0.032mg 4.294mg Oyster
Vitamin A 0IU 302IU Oyster
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin D 0IU IU Crab stick
Vitamin D 0µg µg Crab stick
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.15mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.202mg Oyster
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 1.65mg Oyster
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.27mg Oyster
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.064mg Crab stick
Folate 0µg 31µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 15.63µg Oyster
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.105mg Oyster
Threonine 0.285mg 0.365mg Oyster
Isoleucine 0.23mg 0.396mg Oyster
Leucine 0.607mg 0.638mg Oyster
Lysine 0.707mg 0.582mg Crab stick
Methionine 0.261mg 0.199mg Crab stick
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 0.352mg Oyster
Valine 0.286mg 0.409mg Oyster
Histidine 0.156mg 0.175mg Oyster
Cholesterol 20mg 71mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g g Oyster
Saturated Fat 0.216g 3.197g Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 4.702g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 3.313g Oyster

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab stick Oyster
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
179
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
534
Oyster

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
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
12%
Oyster
Fats
2%
Crab stick
58%
Oyster

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sodium (difference - 112mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.981g)

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. Oyster - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171979/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.