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Crayfish vs. Scallop — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Crayfish and Scallop?

  • Crayfish is richer in Copper, Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin E , Vitamin B3, and Folate, yet Scallop is richer in Phosphorus, and Choline.
  • Crayfish's daily need coverage for Copper is 72% higher.
  • Scallop contains less Cholesterol.

We used Crustaceans, crayfish, mixed species, wild, cooked, moist heat and Mollusks, scallop, (bay and sea), cooked, steamed 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -85.9%
Contains more Zinc +13.5%
Contains more Copper +1975.8%
Contains more Manganese +1700%
Contains more Selenium +69.1%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.8%
Equal in Potassium - 314
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 18% 32% 24% 116% 27% 13% 48% 229% 69% 201%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 22% 27% 183% 28% 87% 43% 11% 4% 119%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -85.9%
Contains more Zinc +13.5%
Contains more Copper +1975.8%
Contains more Manganese +1700%
Contains more Selenium +69.1%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.8%
Equal in Potassium - 314

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 A +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +254.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.5%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.4%
Contains more Choline +36.8%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.15
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 30% 0% 3% 13% 20% 43% 35% 18% 33% 269% 45% 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 1% 0% 0% 0% 3% 6% 21% 22% 26% 15% 269% 61% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +254.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.5%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.4%
Contains more Choline +36.8%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.15

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +42.9%
Contains more Water +13%
Contains more Protein +22.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +11.3%
17% 79% 3%
Protein: 16.77 g
Fats: 1.2 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.37 g
Other: 2.66 g
21% 5% 70% 3%
Protein: 20.54 g
Fats: 0.84 g
Carbs: 5.41 g
Water: 70.25 g
Other: 2.96 g
Contains more Fats +42.9%
Contains more Water +13%
Contains more Protein +22.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +11.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -17%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +197.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +65.3%
23% 31% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.181 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.244 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.367 g
42% 16% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.218 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.222 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -17%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +197.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +65.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Crayfish Scallop
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crayfish Scallop Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.41g Scallop
Protein 16.77g 20.54g Scallop
Fats 1.2g 0.84g Crayfish
Carbs 0g 5.41g Scallop
Calories 82kcal 111kcal Scallop
Starch 3.69g Scallop
Calcium 60mg 10mg Crayfish
Iron 0.83mg 0.58mg Crayfish
Magnesium 33mg 37mg Scallop
Phosphorus 270mg 426mg Scallop
Potassium 296mg 314mg Scallop
Sodium 94mg 667mg Crayfish
Zinc 1.76mg 1.55mg Crayfish
Copper 0.685mg 0.033mg Crayfish
Manganese 0.522mg 0.029mg Crayfish
Selenium 36.7µg 21.7µg Crayfish
Vitamin A 50IU 5IU Crayfish
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 2µg Crayfish
Vitamin E 1.5mg 0mg Crayfish
Vitamin D 0IU 2IU Scallop
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0mg Crayfish
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.012mg Crayfish
Vitamin B2 0.085mg 0.024mg Crayfish
Vitamin B3 2.28mg 1.076mg Crayfish
Vitamin B5 0.58mg 0.366mg Crayfish
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.112mg Scallop
Folate 44µg 20µg Crayfish
Vitamin B12 2.15µg 2.15µg
Choline 80.9mg 110.7mg Scallop
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0µg Crayfish
Tryptophan 0.234mg 0.173mg Crayfish
Threonine 0.676mg 0.629mg Crayfish
Isoleucine 0.811mg 0.692mg Crayfish
Leucine 1.329mg 1.226mg Crayfish
Lysine 1.457mg 1.258mg Crayfish
Methionine 0.472mg 0.487mg Scallop
Phenylalanine 0.706mg 0.597mg Crayfish
Valine 0.786mg 0.645mg Crayfish
Histidine 0.341mg 0.314mg Crayfish
Cholesterol 133mg 41mg Scallop
Trans Fat 0.009g Crayfish
Saturated Fat 0.181g 0.218g Crayfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.047g 0.104g Scallop
Omega-3 - EPA 0.119g 0.072g Crayfish
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.005g Scallop
Monounsaturated Fat 0.244g 0.082g Crayfish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.367g 0.222g Crayfish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Scallop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crayfish Scallop
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
39%
Crayfish
32%
Scallop
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
77%
Crayfish
52%
Scallop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 92mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crayfish
Crayfish contains less Sodium (difference - 573mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crayfish
Crayfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crayfish
Crayfish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

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. Crayfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174207/nutrients
  2. Scallop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167742/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.