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Crab vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Crab and Alaska pollock different?

  • Crab is richer in Copper, Zinc, Folate, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin E , while Alaska pollock is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin D.
  • Crab covers your daily need of Copper 84% more than Alaska pollock.
  • Crab contains 17 times more Folate than Alaska pollock. Crab contains 51µg of Folate, while Alaska pollock contains 3µg.

Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned and Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) types were used 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 more Calcium +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +568.4%
Contains more Copper +1256.7%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.1%
Contains more Potassium +66%
Contains less Sodium -25.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20%
Contains more Calcium +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +568.4%
Contains more Copper +1256.7%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.1%
Contains more Potassium +66%
Contains less Sodium -25.6%

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
Crab
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Contains more Vitamin E +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.8%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +2450%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 3.66
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 6% 39% 0% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 3% 458% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.8%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +2450%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 3.66

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 Alaska pollock
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Alaska pollock Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 17.88g 23.48g Alaska pollock
Fats 0.74g 1.18g Alaska pollock
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 83kcal 111kcal Alaska pollock
Starch 0g g Crab
Fructose 0g g Crab
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 91mg 72mg Crab
Iron 0.5mg 0.56mg Alaska pollock
Magnesium 36mg 81mg Alaska pollock
Phosphorus 234mg 267mg Alaska pollock
Potassium 259mg 430mg Alaska pollock
Sodium 563mg 419mg Alaska pollock
Zinc 3.81mg 0.57mg Crab
Copper 0.814mg 0.06mg Crab
Vitamin A 2IU 51IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin E 1.84mg 0.28mg Crab
Vitamin D 0IU 51IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 0µg 1.3µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin C 3.3mg 0mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.054mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.223mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 3.949mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.997mg 0.432mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156mg 0.329mg Alaska pollock
Folate 51µg 3µg Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 3.66µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.1µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.226mg 0.263mg Alaska pollock
Threonine 0.727mg 1.029mg Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 0.776mg 1.082mg Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.307mg 1.908mg Alaska pollock
Lysine 1.386mg 2.157mg Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.452mg 0.696mg Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.708mg 0.917mg Alaska pollock
Valine 0.806mg 1.21mg Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.393mg 0.691mg Alaska pollock
Cholesterol 97mg 86mg Alaska pollock
Trans Fat 0.014g g Alaska pollock
Saturated Fat 0.201g 0.159g Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129g 0.134g Alaska pollock
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258g 0.583g Alaska pollock

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crab Alaska pollock
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
56
Crab
62
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
80
Crab
43
Alaska pollock

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
107%
Crab
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
3%
Crab
5%
Alaska pollock

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock contains less Sodium (difference - 144mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is cheaper?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171966/nutrients
  2. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/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.