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Crab stick vs Shrimp - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Crab stick and Shrimp different?

  • Crab stick is higher in Phosphorus, however Shrimp is richer in Copper, Zinc, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Cholesterol from Shrimp is 56% higher.
  • Crab stick contains 5 times more Sodium than Shrimp. While Crab stick contains 529mg of Sodium, Shrimp contains only 111mg.

Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) 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 +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains less Sodium -79%
Contains more Zinc +397%
Contains more Copper +1084.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 39
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains less Sodium -79%
Contains more Zinc +397%
Contains more Copper +1084.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 39

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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Shrimp
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Shrimp Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 0.2g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 23.98g Shrimp
Fats 0.46g 0.28g Crab stick
Carbs 15g 0.2g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 99kcal Shrimp
Starch 3.5g g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g g Shrimp
Fiber 0.5g g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 70mg Shrimp
Iron 0.39mg 0.51mg Shrimp
Magnesium 43mg 39mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 282mg 237mg Crab stick
Potassium 90mg 259mg Shrimp
Sodium 529mg 111mg Shrimp
Zinc 0.33mg 1.64mg Shrimp
Copper 0.032mg 0.379mg Shrimp
Vitamin A 0IU IU Crab stick
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin D 0IU IU Crab stick
Vitamin D 0µg µg Crab stick
Vitamin C 0mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin B1 0.03mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0.08mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin B3 0.62mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin B5 0mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin B6 0.13mg mg Crab stick
Folate 0µg µg Crab stick
Vitamin B12 0.57µg µg Crab stick
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg mg Crab stick
Threonine 0.285mg mg Crab stick
Isoleucine 0.23mg mg Crab stick
Leucine 0.607mg mg Crab stick
Lysine 0.707mg mg Crab stick
Methionine 0.261mg mg Crab stick
Phenylalanine 0.26mg mg Crab stick
Valine 0.286mg mg Crab stick
Histidine 0.156mg mg Crab stick
Cholesterol 20mg 189mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g 0.002g Shrimp
Saturated Fat 0.216g 0.056g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 0.048g Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 0.079g Crab stick

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
0
Shrimp
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
47
Shrimp

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
144%
Shrimp
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
0%
Shrimp
Fats
2%
Crab stick
1%
Shrimp

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 418mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.16g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shrimp
Shrimp is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 169mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab stick
Crab stick is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (50)
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. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175180/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.