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Crab stick vs Squid as food - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Crab stick and Squid as food?

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B5 in Squid as food is higher than in Crab stick.
  • Squid as food's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 201% more.
  • Crab stick has less Cholesterol.

We used Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, cooked, moist heat types 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 less Sodium -28.9%
Contains more Calcium +1284.6%
Contains more Iron +2679.5%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.7%
Contains more Potassium +607.8%
Contains more Zinc +948.5%
Contains more Copper +3018.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 407% 43% 249% 57% 98% 95% 333%
Contains less Sodium -28.9%
Contains more Calcium +1284.6%
Contains more Iron +2679.5%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.7%
Contains more Potassium +607.8%
Contains more Zinc +948.5%
Contains more Copper +3018.8%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2061.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +253.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.7%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +847.4%
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 41% 0% 0% 29% 5% 399% 42% 54% 63% 18% 676% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2061.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +253.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.7%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +847.4%

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 Squid as food
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Squid as food Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 1.64g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 32.48g Squid as food
Fats 0.46g 1.4g Squid as food
Carbs 15g 1.64g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 158kcal Squid as food
Starch 3.5g g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g g Squid as food
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 180mg Squid as food
Iron 0.39mg 10.84mg Squid as food
Magnesium 43mg 60mg Squid as food
Phosphorus 282mg 580mg Squid as food
Potassium 90mg 637mg Squid as food
Sodium 529mg 744mg Crab stick
Zinc 0.33mg 3.46mg Squid as food
Copper 0.032mg 0.998mg Squid as food
Vitamin A 0IU 675IU Squid as food
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin D 0IU IU Crab stick
Vitamin D 0µg µg Crab stick
Vitamin C 0mg 8.5mg Squid as food
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.017mg Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 1.729mg Squid as food
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 2.189mg Squid as food
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.9mg Squid as food
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.27mg Squid as food
Folate 0µg 24µg Squid as food
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 5.4µg Squid as food
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.364mg Squid as food
Threonine 0.285mg 1.398mg Squid as food
Isoleucine 0.23mg 1.414mg Squid as food
Leucine 0.607mg 2.287mg Squid as food
Lysine 0.707mg 2.427mg Squid as food
Methionine 0.261mg 0.733mg Squid as food
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 1.164mg Squid as food
Valine 0.286mg 1.419mg Squid as food
Histidine 0.156mg 0.624mg Squid as food
Cholesterol 20mg 224mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g g Squid as food
Saturated Fat 0.216g 0.236g Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 0.162g Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 0.268g Squid as food

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crab stick Squid as food
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
110
Squid as food
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
167
Squid as food

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
195%
Squid as food
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
2%
Squid as food
Fats
2%
Crab stick
6%
Squid as food

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Squid as food
Squid as food is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Squid as food
Squid as food is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Squid as food
Squid as food is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab stick
Crab stick contains less Sodium (difference - 215mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 204mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)

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. Squid as food - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172010/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.