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Crab vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Crab and Caviar

  • Crab has more Copper, while Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Choline, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Selenium and Vitamin B2.
  • Caviar covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 695% more than Crab.
  • Crab contains 7 times more Copper than Caviar. While Crab contains 0.814mg of Copper, Caviar contains only 0.11mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Crab is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned and Fish, caviar, black and red, granular.

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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
4
:
4
Caviar
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains more Copper +640%
Contains more Zinc +301.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Iron +2276%
Contains more Calcium +202.2%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 28% 23% 26% 272% 104% 101% 74%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 446% 83% 16% 215% 37% 26% 153% 196%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains more Copper +640%
Contains more Zinc +301.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Iron +2276%
Contains more Calcium +202.2%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.1%

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
:
9
Caviar
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2189.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +45150%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +726.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +251.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +500.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.89
Equal in Folate - 50
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% 55% 38% 87% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 2500% 2% 38%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2189.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +45150%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +726.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +251.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +500.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.89
Equal in Folate - 50

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
56
Crab
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
80
Crab
146
Caviar

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 the food
Protein
107%
Crab
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab
4%
Caviar
Fats
3%
Crab
83%
Caviar

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Crab Caviar
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab Caviar
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab
Crab is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 491mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab
Crab contains less Sodium (difference - 937mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.859g)
Which food is cheaper?
Crab
Crab is cheaper (difference - $88)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Crab Caviar Opinion
Calories 83 264 Caviar
Protein 17.88 24.6 Caviar
Fats 0.74 17.9 Caviar
Vitamin C 3.3 0 Crab
Carbs 0 4 Caviar
Cholesterol 97 588 Crab
Vitamin D 0 117 Caviar
Iron 0.5 11.88 Caviar
Calcium 91 275 Caviar
Potassium 259 181 Crab
Magnesium 36 300 Caviar
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.814 0.11 Crab
Zinc 3.81 0.95 Crab
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 234 356 Caviar
Sodium 563 1500 Crab
Vitamin A 2 905 Caviar
Vitamin E 1.84 1.89 Caviar
Vitamin D 0 2.9 Caviar
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.19 Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.093 0.62 Caviar
Vitamin B3 2.747 0.12 Crab
Vitamin B5 0.997 3.5 Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.156 0.32 Caviar
Vitamin B12 3.33 20 Caviar
Vitamin K 0.3 0.6 Caviar
Folate 51 50 Crab
Trans Fat 0.014 Caviar
Saturated Fat 0.201 4.06 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129 4.631 Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258 7.405 Caviar
Tryptophan 0.226 0.323 Caviar
Threonine 0.727 1.263 Caviar
Isoleucine 0.776 1.035 Caviar
Leucine 1.307 2.133 Caviar
Lysine 1.386 1.834 Caviar
Methionine 0.452 0.646 Caviar
Phenylalanine 0.708 1.071 Caviar
Valine 0.806 1.263 Caviar
Histidine 0.393 0.649 Caviar
Fructose 0 Crab

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.