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Crab vs Chickpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Crab and Chickpea?

  • Chickpea is richer than Crab in Manganese, Vitamin B12, Folate, Selenium, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chickpea's daily need coverage for Manganese is 923% more.
  • Crab has 23 times more Sodium than Chickpea. While Crab has 563mg of Sodium, Chickpea has only 24mg.

We used Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned and Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw types 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
Crab
3
:
Contains more Calcium +59.6%
Contains more Copper +24.1%
Contains more Zinc +38%
Contains more Iron +762%
Contains more Potassium +177.2%
Contains more Magnesium +119.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 252
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 28% 23% 26% 272% 104% 101% 74%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Contains more Calcium +59.6%
Contains more Copper +24.1%
Contains more Zinc +38%
Contains more Iron +762%
Contains more Potassium +177.2%
Contains more Magnesium +119.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 252

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
3
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Contains more Vitamin E +124.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +3250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1973.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%
Contains more Folate +992.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 1% 37% 0% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 417% 1% 39%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 5% 17% 0% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 0% 23% 418%
Contains more Vitamin E +124.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +3250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1973.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%
Contains more Folate +992.2%

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
74
Chickpea
Mineral Summary Score
80
Crab
88
Chickpea

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
123%
Chickpea
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab
63%
Chickpea
Fats
3%
Crab
28%
Chickpea

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

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Crab Chickpea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crab
Crab is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.402g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chickpea
Chickpea contains less Sodium (difference - 539mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chickpea
Chickpea is cheaper (difference - $11)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Chickpea Opinion
Calories 83 378 Chickpea
Protein 17.88 20.47 Chickpea
Fats 0.74 6.04 Chickpea
Vitamin C 3.3 4 Chickpea
Carbs 0 62.95 Chickpea
Cholesterol 97 0 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 4.31 Chickpea
Calcium 91 57 Crab
Potassium 259 718 Chickpea
Magnesium 36 79 Chickpea
Sugar 0 10.7 Crab
Fiber 0 12.2 Chickpea
Copper 0.814 0.656 Crab
Zinc 3.81 2.76 Crab
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 234 252 Chickpea
Sodium 563 24 Chickpea
Vitamin A 2 67 Chickpea
Vitamin E 1.84 0.82 Crab
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.477 Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.093 0.212 Chickpea
Vitamin B3 2.747 1.541 Crab
Vitamin B5 0.997 1.588 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.156 0.535 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 3.33 0 Crab
Vitamin K 0.3 9 Chickpea
Folate 51 557 Chickpea
Trans Fat 0.014 0 Chickpea
Saturated Fat 0.201 0.603 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129 1.377 Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258 2.731 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.226 0.2 Crab
Threonine 0.727 0.766 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.776 0.882 Chickpea
Leucine 1.307 1.465 Chickpea
Lysine 1.386 1.377 Crab
Methionine 0.452 0.27 Crab
Phenylalanine 0.708 1.103 Chickpea
Valine 0.806 0.865 Chickpea
Histidine 0.393 0.566 Chickpea
Fructose 0 Crab

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. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/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.