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Crab vs Crab stick - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Crab and Crab stick different?

  • Crab is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Choline, and Vitamin E , however Crab stick is richer in Vitamin B5, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Crab is 115% higher.
  • Crab contains 25 times more Copper than Crab stick. While Crab contains 0.814mg of Copper, Crab stick contains only 0.032mg.
  • Crab stick has less Cholesterol.

Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi are the varieties 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
Crab
5
:
Contains more Iron +28.2%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Copper +2443.8%
Contains more Zinc +1054.5%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Equal in Sodium - 529
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 28% 23% 26% 272% 104% 101% 74%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 8% 31% 11% 10% 121% 69%
Contains more Iron +28.2%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Copper +2443.8%
Contains more Zinc +1054.5%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Equal in Sodium - 529

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
9
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +982.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +343.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +484.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
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 0% 0% 4% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 72% 1% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +982.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +343.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +484.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%

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
12
Crab stick
Mineral Summary Score
80
Crab
33
Crab stick

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
46%
Crab stick
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab
15%
Crab stick
Fats
3%
Crab
2%
Crab stick

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab Crab stick
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 Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 77mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab stick
Crab stick contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crab
Crab is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($12)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Crab stick Opinion
Calories 83 95 Crab stick
Protein 17.88 7.62 Crab
Fats 0.74 0.46 Crab
Vitamin C 3.3 0 Crab
Carbs 0 15 Crab stick
Cholesterol 97 20 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.39 Crab
Calcium 91 13 Crab
Potassium 259 90 Crab
Magnesium 36 43 Crab stick
Sugar 0 6.25 Crab
Fiber 0 0.5 Crab stick
Copper 0.814 0.032 Crab
Zinc 3.81 0.33 Crab
Starch 0 3.5 Crab stick
Phosphorus 234 282 Crab stick
Sodium 563 529 Crab stick
Vitamin A 2 0 Crab
Vitamin E 1.84 0.17 Crab
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.03 Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0.093 0.08 Crab
Vitamin B3 2.747 0.62 Crab
Vitamin B5 0.997 0 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156 0.13 Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33 0.57 Crab
Vitamin K 0.3 0.4 Crab stick
Folate 51 0 Crab
Trans Fat 0.014 0.008 Crab stick
Saturated Fat 0.201 0.216 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129 0.275 Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258 0.143 Crab
Tryptophan 0.226 0.075 Crab
Threonine 0.727 0.285 Crab
Isoleucine 0.776 0.23 Crab
Leucine 1.307 0.607 Crab
Lysine 1.386 0.707 Crab
Methionine 0.452 0.261 Crab
Phenylalanine 0.708 0.26 Crab
Valine 0.806 0.286 Crab
Histidine 0.393 0.156 Crab
Fructose 0 0.62 Crab stick

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. Crab stick - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174203/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.