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Crab stick vs Smoked salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Crab stick and Smoked salmon

  • Crab stick is higher in Phosphorus, yet Smoked salmon is higher in Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Choline, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E .
  • Smoked salmon covers your daily Vitamin D needs 114% more than Crab stick.
  • Crab stick contains 2 times more Phosphorus than Smoked salmon. While Crab stick contains 282mg of Phosphorus, Smoked salmon contains only 164mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked.

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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 Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +72%
Contains less Sodium -21.3%
Contains more Iron +117.9%
Contains more Potassium +94.4%
Contains more Copper +618.8%
Equal in Zinc - 0.31
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +72%
Contains less Sodium -21.3%
Contains more Iron +117.9%
Contains more Potassium +94.4%
Contains more Copper +618.8%
Equal in Zinc - 0.31

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 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +694.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +661.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +113.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +471.9%
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 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +694.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +661.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +113.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +471.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Smoked salmon Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 0g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 18.28g Smoked salmon
Fats 0.46g 4.32g Smoked salmon
Carbs 15g 0g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 117kcal Smoked salmon
Starch 3.5g g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g 0g Smoked salmon
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 11mg Crab stick
Iron 0.39mg 0.85mg Smoked salmon
Magnesium 43mg 18mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 282mg 164mg Crab stick
Potassium 90mg 175mg Smoked salmon
Sodium 529mg 672mg Crab stick
Zinc 0.33mg 0.31mg Crab stick
Copper 0.032mg 0.23mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 0IU 87IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin E 0.17mg 1.35mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 0IU 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 0µg 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.023mg Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.101mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 4.72mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.87mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.278mg Smoked salmon
Folate 0µg 2µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 3.26µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.1µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.205mg Smoked salmon
Threonine 0.285mg 0.801mg Smoked salmon
Isoleucine 0.23mg 0.842mg Smoked salmon
Leucine 0.607mg 1.486mg Smoked salmon
Lysine 0.707mg 1.679mg Smoked salmon
Methionine 0.261mg 0.541mg Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 0.714mg Smoked salmon
Valine 0.286mg 0.942mg Smoked salmon
Histidine 0.156mg 0.538mg Smoked salmon
Cholesterol 20mg 23mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g g Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 0.216g 0.929g Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 2.023g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 0.995g Smoked salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab stick Smoked salmon
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
99
Smoked salmon
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
38
Smoked salmon

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
110%
Smoked salmon
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
0%
Smoked salmon
Fats
2%
Crab stick
20%
Smoked salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab stick
Crab stick contains less Sodium (difference - 143mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.713g)
Which food is cheaper?
Crab stick
Crab stick is cheaper (difference - $2)
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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/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.