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Crab vs Cod - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Crab and Cod?

  • Crab is richer in Vitamin B12, Copper, Zinc, Selenium, Folate, Vitamin E , and Calcium, yet Cod is richer in Vitamin B5.
  • Cod's daily need coverage for Vitamin B5 is 3040% higher.
  • Crab has 29 times more Copper than Cod. Crab has 0.814mg of Copper, while Cod has 0.028mg.
  • Cod contains less Sodium.

We used Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned and Fish, cod, Atlantic, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Crab
6
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2
Cod
Contains more Calcium +468.8%
Contains more Iron +31.6%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
Contains more Zinc +746.7%
Contains more Copper +2807.1%
Contains more Potassium +59.5%
Contains less Sodium -90.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 15% 23% 87% 37% 8% 13% 10%
Contains more Calcium +468.8%
Contains more Iron +31.6%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
Contains more Zinc +746.7%
Contains more Copper +2807.1%
Contains more Potassium +59.5%
Contains less Sodium -90.4%

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
7
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5
Cod
Contains more Vitamin E +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +230%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.2%
Contains more Folate +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +1900%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15246%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
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 3% 13% 27% 4% 19% 15% 39% 9180% 57% 6% 114% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +230%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.2%
Contains more Folate +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +1900%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15246%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%

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 Cod
Rich in minerals ok
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 vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Cod Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 17.88g 17.81g Crab
Fats 0.74g 0.67g Crab
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 83kcal 82kcal Crab
Starch 0g g Crab
Fructose 0g g Crab
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 91mg 16mg Crab
Iron 0.5mg 0.38mg Crab
Magnesium 36mg 32mg Crab
Phosphorus 234mg 203mg Crab
Potassium 259mg 413mg Cod
Sodium 563mg 54mg Cod
Zinc 3.81mg 0.45mg Crab
Copper 0.814mg 0.028mg Crab
Vitamin A 2IU 40IU Cod
Vitamin E 1.84mg 0.64mg Crab
Vitamin D 0IU 36IU Cod
Vitamin D 0µg 0.9µg Cod
Vitamin C 3.3mg 1mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.076mg Cod
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.065mg Crab
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 2.063mg Crab
Vitamin B5 0.997mg 153mg Cod
Vitamin B6 0.156mg 0.245mg Cod
Folate 51µg 7µg Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 0.91µg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.1µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.226mg 0.199mg Crab
Threonine 0.727mg 0.781mg Cod
Isoleucine 0.776mg 0.821mg Cod
Leucine 1.307mg 1.447mg Cod
Lysine 1.386mg 1.635mg Cod
Methionine 0.452mg 0.527mg Cod
Phenylalanine 0.708mg 0.695mg Crab
Valine 0.806mg 0.917mg Cod
Histidine 0.393mg 0.524mg Cod
Cholesterol 97mg 43mg Cod
Trans Fat 0.014g g Cod
Saturated Fat 0.201g 0.131g Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129g 0.094g Crab
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258g 0.231g Crab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab Cod
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
790
Cod
Mineral Summary Score
80
Crab
24
Cod

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
107%
Cod
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab
0%
Cod
Fats
3%
Crab
3%
Cod

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 509mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $10.7)
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 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. Cod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171955/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.