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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
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Contains more Calcium +59.6%
Contains more Zinc +38%
Contains more Copper +24.1%
Contains more Iron +762%
Contains more Magnesium +119.4%
Contains more Potassium +177.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 252
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 162% 57% 108% 64% 4% 76% 219%
Contains more Calcium +59.6%
Contains more Zinc +38%
Contains more Copper +24.1%
Contains more Iron +762%
Contains more Magnesium +119.4%
Contains more Potassium +177.2%
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 A +3250%
Contains more Vitamin C +21.2%
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 Folate +992.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%
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 5% 17% 0% 14% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 418% 0% 23%
Contains more Vitamin E +124.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3250%
Contains more Vitamin C +21.2%
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 Folate +992.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Chickpea Opinion
Net carbs 0g 50.75g Chickpea
Protein 17.88g 20.47g Chickpea
Fats 0.74g 6.04g Chickpea
Carbs 0g 62.95g Chickpea
Calories 83kcal 378kcal Chickpea
Starch 0g g Crab
Fructose 0g g Crab
Sugar 0g 10.7g Crab
Fiber 0g 12.2g Chickpea
Calcium 91mg 57mg Crab
Iron 0.5mg 4.31mg Chickpea
Magnesium 36mg 79mg Chickpea
Phosphorus 234mg 252mg Chickpea
Potassium 259mg 718mg Chickpea
Sodium 563mg 24mg Chickpea
Zinc 3.81mg 2.76mg Crab
Copper 0.814mg 0.656mg Crab
Vitamin A 2IU 67IU Chickpea
Vitamin E 1.84mg 0.82mg Crab
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.3mg 4mg Chickpea
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.477mg Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.212mg Chickpea
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 1.541mg Crab
Vitamin B5 0.997mg 1.588mg Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.156mg 0.535mg Chickpea
Folate 51µg 557µg Chickpea
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 0µg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg 9µg Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.226mg 0.2mg Crab
Threonine 0.727mg 0.766mg Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.776mg 0.882mg Chickpea
Leucine 1.307mg 1.465mg Chickpea
Lysine 1.386mg 1.377mg Crab
Methionine 0.452mg 0.27mg Crab
Phenylalanine 0.708mg 1.103mg Chickpea
Valine 0.806mg 0.865mg Chickpea
Histidine 0.393mg 0.566mg Chickpea
Cholesterol 97mg 0mg Chickpea
Trans Fat 0.014g 0g Chickpea
Saturated Fat 0.201g 0.603g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129g 1.377g Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258g 2.731g Chickpea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab Chickpea
Low Fats diet ok
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
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

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 contains less Sodium?
Chickpea
Chickpea contains less Sodium (difference - 539mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
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.

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.