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Crab stick vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Crab stick and Skipjack tuna different?

  • Skipjack tuna is higher than Crab stick in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Iron, Potassium, Vitamin B5 and Copper.
  • Skipjack tuna covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 113% more than Crab stick.
  • Crab stick contains 11 times more Sodium than Skipjack tuna. Crab stick contains 529mg of Sodium, while Skipjack tuna contains 47mg.

Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat 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 Iron +310.3%
Contains more Calcium +184.6%
Contains more Potassium +480%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Zinc +218.2%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 44
Equal in Phosphorus - 285
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 8% 31% 11% 10% 121% 69%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 12% 47% 32% 37% 29% 123% 7%
Contains more Iron +310.3%
Contains more Calcium +184.6%
Contains more Potassium +480%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Zinc +218.2%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 44
Equal in Phosphorus - 285

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2925.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +654.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +284.2%
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 4% 4% 0% 0% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 274% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2925.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +654.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +284.2%
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
78
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
43
Skipjack tuna

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
2%
Crab stick
6%
Skipjack tuna

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 Skipjack tuna
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab stick Skipjack tuna
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?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 482mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.204g)

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 Skipjack tuna Opinion
Calories 95 132 Skipjack tuna
Protein 7.62 28.21 Skipjack tuna
Fats 0.46 1.29 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin C 0 1 Skipjack tuna
Carbs 15 0 Crab stick
Cholesterol 20 60 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Iron 0.39 1.6 Skipjack tuna
Calcium 13 37 Skipjack tuna
Potassium 90 522 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 43 44 Skipjack tuna
Sugars 6.25 Skipjack tuna
Fiber 0.5 0 Crab stick
Copper 0.032 0.11 Skipjack tuna
Zinc 0.33 1.05 Skipjack tuna
Starch 3.5 Crab stick
Phosphorus 282 285 Skipjack tuna
Sodium 529 47 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 0 60 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin E 0.17 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.038 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.122 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 0.62 18.756 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0 0.485 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.981 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 0.57 2.19 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K 0.4 Crab stick
Folate 0 10 Skipjack tuna
Trans Fat 0.008 Skipjack tuna
Saturated Fat 0.216 0.42 Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275 0.243 Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143 0.403 Skipjack tuna
Tryptophan 0.075 0.316 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 0.285 1.237 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 0.23 1.3 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 0.607 2.293 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 0.707 2.59 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.261 0.835 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 0.26 1.101 Skipjack tuna
Valine 0.286 1.453 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.156 0.83 Skipjack tuna
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. Skipjack tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/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.