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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +184.6%
Contains more Iron +310.3%
Contains more Potassium +480%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Zinc +218.2%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Manganese +72.7%
Contains more Selenium +109.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 44
Equal in Phosphorus - 285
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11% 2% 122%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37% 3% 256%
Contains more Calcium +184.6%
Contains more Iron +310.3%
Contains more Potassium +480%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Zinc +218.2%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Manganese +72.7%
Contains more Selenium +109.9%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +284.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 0% 72% 8% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 4% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 8% 274% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +284.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +19.9%
Contains more Protein +270.2%
Contains more Fats +180.4%
Contains more Other +263.7%
8% 15% 75% 2%
Protein: 7.62 g
Fats: 0.46 g
Carbs: 15 g
Water: 74.66 g
Other: 2.26 g
28% 62% 8%
Protein: 28.21 g
Fats: 1.29 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.28 g
Other: 8.22 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +19.9%
Contains more Protein +270.2%
Contains more Fats +180.4%
Contains more Other +263.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -48.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +13.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +181.8%
34% 43% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.216 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.275 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.143 g
39% 23% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.243 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.403 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -48.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +13.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +181.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Crab stick Skipjack tuna
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 Skipjack tuna Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 0g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 28.21g Skipjack tuna
Fats 0.46g 1.29g Skipjack tuna
Carbs 15g 0g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 132kcal Skipjack tuna
Starch 3.5g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g Skipjack tuna
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 37mg Skipjack tuna
Iron 0.39mg 1.6mg Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 43mg 44mg Skipjack tuna
Phosphorus 282mg 285mg Skipjack tuna
Potassium 90mg 522mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 529mg 47mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 0.33mg 1.05mg Skipjack tuna
Copper 0.032mg 0.11mg Skipjack tuna
Manganese 0.011mg 0.019mg Skipjack tuna
Selenium 22.3µg 46.8µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 0IU 60IU Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 18µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin E 0.17mg Crab stick
Vitamin C 0mg 1mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.038mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.122mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 18.756mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.485mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.981mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 0µg 10µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 2.19µg Skipjack tuna
Choline 13mg Crab stick
Vitamin K 0.4µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.316mg Skipjack tuna
Threonine 0.285mg 1.237mg Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 0.23mg 1.3mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 0.607mg 2.293mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 0.707mg 2.59mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.261mg 0.835mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 1.101mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 0.286mg 1.453mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.156mg 0.83mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 20mg 60mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g Skipjack tuna
Saturated Fat 0.216g 0.42g Crab stick
Omega-3 - DHA 0.028g 0.237g Skipjack tuna
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.091g Skipjack tuna
Omega-3 - DPA 0.001g 0.017g Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 0.243g Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 0.403g Skipjack tuna
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.089g Crab stick
Omega-3 - ALA 0.008g Crab stick

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crab stick Skipjack tuna
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Crab stick
72%
Skipjack tuna
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
39%
Crab stick
60%
Skipjack tuna

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Sugar (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)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.