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Crab stick vs. Tilapia — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Crab stick and Tilapia

  • Crab stick has more Phosphorus, however, Tilapia is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin D, Vitamin B5, Potassium, and Choline.
  • Tilapia covers your daily Selenium needs 58% more than Crab stick.
  • Tilapia has 9 times less Sodium than Crab stick. Crab stick has 529mg of Sodium, while Tilapia has 56mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish, tilapia, cooked, dry heat.

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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 Magnesium +26.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.2%
Contains more Iron +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +322.2%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Zinc +24.2%
Contains more Copper +134.4%
Contains more Manganese +236.4%
Contains more Selenium +143.9%
Equal in Calcium - 14
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 5% 26% 25% 88% 34% 8% 12% 25% 5% 297%
Contains more Magnesium +26.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.2%
Contains more Iron +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +322.2%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Zinc +24.2%
Contains more Copper +134.4%
Contains more Manganese +236.4%
Contains more Selenium +143.9%
Equal in Calcium - 14

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 E +364.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +665.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +226.3%
Contains more Choline +294.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +125%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.073
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.123
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 0% 16% 111% 0% 24% 17% 89% 40% 29% 5% 233% 28% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +364.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +665.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +226.3%
Contains more Choline +294.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +125%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.073
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.123

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +243.2%
Contains more Fats +476.1%
Equal in Water - 71.59
8% 15% 75% 2%
Protein: 7.62 g
Fats: 0.46 g
Carbs: 15 g
Water: 74.66 g
Other: 2.26 g
26% 3% 72%
Protein: 26.15 g
Fats: 2.65 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 71.59 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +243.2%
Contains more Fats +476.1%
Equal in Water - 71.59

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -77%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +247.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +319.6%
34% 43% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.216 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.275 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.143 g
38% 38% 24%
Saturated Fat: 0.94 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.955 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -77%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +247.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +319.6%

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 Tilapia
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 Tilapia Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 0g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 26.15g Tilapia
Fats 0.46g 2.65g Tilapia
Carbs 15g 0g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 128kcal Tilapia
Starch 3.5g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g 0g Tilapia
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 14mg Tilapia
Iron 0.39mg 0.69mg Tilapia
Magnesium 43mg 34mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 282mg 204mg Crab stick
Potassium 90mg 380mg Tilapia
Sodium 529mg 56mg Tilapia
Zinc 0.33mg 0.41mg Tilapia
Copper 0.032mg 0.075mg Tilapia
Manganese 0.011mg 0.037mg Tilapia
Selenium 22.3µg 54.4µg Tilapia
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.79mg Tilapia
Vitamin D 0IU 150IU Tilapia
Vitamin D 0µg 3.7µg Tilapia
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.093mg Tilapia
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.073mg Crab stick
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 4.745mg Tilapia
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.664mg Tilapia
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.123mg Crab stick
Folate 0µg 6µg Tilapia
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 1.86µg Tilapia
Choline 13mg 51.3mg Tilapia
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.9µg Tilapia
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.265mg Tilapia
Threonine 0.285mg 1.156mg Tilapia
Isoleucine 0.23mg 1.22mg Tilapia
Leucine 0.607mg 2.04mg Tilapia
Lysine 0.707mg 2.315mg Tilapia
Methionine 0.261mg 0.766mg Tilapia
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 1.05mg Tilapia
Valine 0.286mg 1.28mg Tilapia
Histidine 0.156mg 0.585mg Tilapia
Cholesterol 20mg 57mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g Tilapia
Saturated Fat 0.216g 0.94g Crab stick
Omega-3 - DHA 0.028g 0.13g Tilapia
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.005g Tilapia
Omega-3 - DPA 0.001g 0.06g Tilapia
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 0.955g Tilapia
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 0.6g Tilapia
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0g 0.015g Tilapia
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.089g Crab stick
Omega-3 - ALA 0.008g 0.045g Tilapia

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crab stick Tilapia
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
45%
Tilapia
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
39%
Crab stick
52%
Tilapia

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tilapia
Tilapia is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tilapia
Tilapia contains less Sodium (difference - 473mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tilapia
Tilapia is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Tilapia
Tilapia is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tilapia
Tilapia is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tilapia
Tilapia is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.724g)

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. Tilapia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175177/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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