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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
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +28.2%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Zinc +1054.5%
Contains more Copper +2443.8%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Equal in Sodium - 529
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +28.2%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Zinc +1054.5%
Contains more Copper +2443.8%
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +982.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +343.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +484.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
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 0% 4% 0% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 0% 72% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +982.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +343.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +484.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Crab stick Opinion
Net carbs 0g 14.5g Crab stick
Protein 17.88g 7.62g Crab
Fats 0.74g 0.46g Crab
Carbs 0g 15g Crab stick
Calories 83kcal 95kcal Crab stick
Starch 0g 3.5g Crab stick
Fructose 0g 0.62g Crab stick
Sugar 0g 6.25g Crab
Fiber 0g 0.5g Crab stick
Calcium 91mg 13mg Crab
Iron 0.5mg 0.39mg Crab
Magnesium 36mg 43mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 234mg 282mg Crab stick
Potassium 259mg 90mg Crab
Sodium 563mg 529mg Crab stick
Zinc 3.81mg 0.33mg Crab
Copper 0.814mg 0.032mg Crab
Vitamin A 2IU 0IU Crab
Vitamin E 1.84mg 0.17mg Crab
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.3mg 0mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.03mg Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.08mg Crab
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 0.62mg Crab
Vitamin B5 0.997mg 0mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156mg 0.13mg Crab
Folate 51µg 0µg Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 0.57µg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.4µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.226mg 0.075mg Crab
Threonine 0.727mg 0.285mg Crab
Isoleucine 0.776mg 0.23mg Crab
Leucine 1.307mg 0.607mg Crab
Lysine 1.386mg 0.707mg Crab
Methionine 0.452mg 0.261mg Crab
Phenylalanine 0.708mg 0.26mg Crab
Valine 0.806mg 0.286mg Crab
Histidine 0.393mg 0.156mg Crab
Cholesterol 97mg 20mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.014g 0.008g Crab stick
Saturated Fat 0.201g 0.216g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129g 0.275g Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258g 0.143g Crab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab Crab stick
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab stick
Crab stick contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 77mg)
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?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($12)

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.