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Crab stick vs. Whiting — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Crab stick and Whiting

  • Crab stick contains less Vitamin B12, Selenium, Choline, Vitamin D, Potassium, Vitamin B3, and Manganese than Whiting.
  • Whiting's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 85% higher.
  • Whiting contains 4 times less Sodium than Crab stick. Crab stick contains 529mg of Sodium, while Whiting contains 132mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish, whiting, mixed species, 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 +59.3%
Contains more Calcium +376.9%
Contains more Potassium +382.2%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +60.6%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Manganese +1081.8%
Contains more Selenium +84.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.42
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 19% 16% 20% 123% 39% 18% 15% 14% 17% 225%
Contains more Magnesium +59.3%
Contains more Calcium +376.9%
Contains more Potassium +382.2%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +60.6%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Manganese +1081.8%
Contains more Selenium +84.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.42
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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Whiting
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +169.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.5%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +356.1%
Contains more Choline +540.8%
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 8% 8% 54% 0% 17% 14% 32% 15% 42% 12% 325% 46% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +169.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.5%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +356.1%
Contains more Choline +540.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1783.3%
Contains more Protein +208.1%
Contains more Fats +267.4%
Equal in Water - 74.71
8% 15% 75% 2%
Protein: 7.62 g
Fats: 0.46 g
Carbs: 15 g
Water: 74.66 g
Other: 2.26 g
23% 2% 75%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.71 g
Other: 0.12 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1783.3%
Contains more Protein +208.1%
Contains more Fats +267.4%
Equal in Water - 74.71

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -46%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +61.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +310.5%
34% 43% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.216 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.275 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.143 g
28% 31% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.445 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.587 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -46%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +61.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +310.5%

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 Whiting
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 Whiting Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 0g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 23.48g Whiting
Fats 0.46g 1.69g Whiting
Carbs 15g 0g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 116kcal Whiting
Starch 3.5g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g 0g Whiting
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 62mg Whiting
Iron 0.39mg 0.42mg Whiting
Magnesium 43mg 27mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 282mg 285mg Whiting
Potassium 90mg 434mg Whiting
Sodium 529mg 132mg Whiting
Zinc 0.33mg 0.53mg Whiting
Copper 0.032mg 0.04mg Whiting
Manganese 0.011mg 0.13mg Whiting
Selenium 22.3µg 41.1µg Whiting
Vitamin A 0IU 128IU Whiting
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 38µg Whiting
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.38mg Whiting
Vitamin D 0IU 73IU Whiting
Vitamin D 0µg 1.8µg Whiting
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.068mg Whiting
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.06mg Crab stick
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 1.67mg Whiting
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.25mg Whiting
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.18mg Whiting
Folate 0µg 15µg Whiting
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 2.6µg Whiting
Choline 13mg 83.3mg Whiting
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.1µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.263mg Whiting
Threonine 0.285mg 1.029mg Whiting
Isoleucine 0.23mg 1.082mg Whiting
Leucine 0.607mg 1.908mg Whiting
Lysine 0.707mg 2.156mg Whiting
Methionine 0.261mg 0.695mg Whiting
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 0.917mg Whiting
Valine 0.286mg 1.21mg Whiting
Histidine 0.156mg 0.691mg Whiting
Cholesterol 20mg 84mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g Whiting
Saturated Fat 0.216g 0.4g Crab stick
Omega-3 - DHA 0.028g 0.235g Whiting
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.283g Whiting
Omega-3 - DPA 0.001g 0.017g Whiting
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 0.445g Whiting
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 0.587g Whiting
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.089g Crab stick
Omega-3 - ALA 0.008g Crab stick

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Crab stick Whiting
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
44%
Whiting
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
39%
Crab stick
50%
Whiting

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Whiting
Whiting is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Whiting
Whiting contains less Sodium (difference - 397mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Whiting
Whiting is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Whiting
Whiting is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Whiting
Whiting is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Whiting
Whiting is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.184g)

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. Whiting - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175161/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.