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Crab stick vs Tuna salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Crab stick and Tuna salad?

  • Crab stick is richer in Phosphorus, and Magnesium, while Tuna salad is higher in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B5.
  • Tuna salad's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 38% higher.
  • Tuna salad has 2 times less Magnesium than Crab stick. Crab stick has 43mg of Magnesium, while Tuna salad has 19mg.
  • Tuna salad is lower in Sodium.

We used Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish, tuna salad types in this comparison.

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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 Magnesium +126.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.4%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Iron +156.4%
Contains more Potassium +97.8%
Contains less Sodium -24%
Contains more Zinc +69.7%
Contains more Copper +353.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49%
Contains more Magnesium +126.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.4%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Iron +156.4%
Contains more Potassium +97.8%
Contains less Sodium -24%
Contains more Zinc +69.7%
Contains more Copper +353.1%

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 B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +980.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +110.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031
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% 0% 0% 8% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 6% 150% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +980.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +110.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031

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 Tuna salad
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Tuna salad Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 9.41g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 16.04g Tuna salad
Fats 0.46g 9.26g Tuna salad
Carbs 15g 9.41g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 187kcal Tuna salad
Starch 3.5g g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g g Tuna salad
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 17mg Tuna salad
Iron 0.39mg 1mg Tuna salad
Magnesium 43mg 19mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 282mg 178mg Crab stick
Potassium 90mg 178mg Tuna salad
Sodium 529mg 402mg Tuna salad
Zinc 0.33mg 0.56mg Tuna salad
Copper 0.032mg 0.145mg Tuna salad
Vitamin A 0IU 97IU Tuna salad
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin D 0IU IU Crab stick
Vitamin D 0µg µg Crab stick
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.031mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.07mg Crab stick
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 6.7mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.26mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.081mg Crab stick
Folate 0µg 8µg Tuna salad
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 1.2µg Tuna salad
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.18mg Tuna salad
Threonine 0.285mg 0.701mg Tuna salad
Isoleucine 0.23mg 0.739mg Tuna salad
Leucine 0.607mg 1.293mg Tuna salad
Lysine 0.707mg 1.457mg Tuna salad
Methionine 0.261mg 0.47mg Tuna salad
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 0.626mg Tuna salad
Valine 0.286mg 0.824mg Tuna salad
Histidine 0.156mg 0.467mg Tuna salad
Cholesterol 20mg 13mg Tuna salad
Trans Fat 0.008g g Tuna salad
Saturated Fat 0.216g 1.544g Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 2.887g Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 4.122g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crab stick Tuna salad
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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
29
Tuna salad
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
33
Tuna salad

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
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
2%
Crab stick
43%
Tuna salad

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sodium (difference - 127mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.328g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Tuna salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175160/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.