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Crab vs. Mullet fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Crab and Mullet fish?

  • Crab is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Zinc, and Folate, yet Mullet fish is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Iron, and Selenium.
  • Crab's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 128% more.
  • Crab has 8 times more Sodium than Mullet fish. While Crab has 563mg of Sodium, Mullet fish has only 71mg.

We used Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned and Fish, mullet, striped, cooked, dry heat 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +193.5%
Contains more Zinc +333%
Contains more Copper +477.3%
Contains more Manganese +236.4%
Contains more Iron +182%
Contains more Potassium +76.8%
Contains less Sodium -87.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Phosphorus - 244
Equal in Selenium - 46.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272% 10% 234%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 53% 24% 105% 41% 10% 24% 47% 3% 256%
Contains more Calcium +193.5%
Contains more Zinc +333%
Contains more Copper +477.3%
Contains more Manganese +236.4%
Contains more Iron +182%
Contains more Potassium +76.8%
Contains less Sodium -87.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Phosphorus - 244
Equal in Selenium - 46.8

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Crab
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +175%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.3%
Contains more Folate +410%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1232%
Contains more Vitamin A +6950%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +214.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 45% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 4% 25% 24% 119% 53% 114% 8% 32% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +175%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.3%
Contains more Folate +410%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1232%
Contains more Vitamin A +6950%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +214.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +13%
Contains more Protein +38.8%
Contains more Fats +556.8%
18% 80% 2%
Protein: 17.88 g
Fats: 0.74 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.69 g
Other: 1.69 g
25% 5% 71%
Protein: 24.81 g
Fats: 4.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.52 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Water +13%
Contains more Protein +38.8%
Contains more Fats +556.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -86%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +971.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +255.4%
34% 22% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.201 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.129 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.258 g
38% 37% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.431 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.382 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.917 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -86%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +971.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +255.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Crab Mullet fish
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Mullet fish Opinion
Protein 17.88g 24.81g Mullet fish
Fats 0.74g 4.86g Mullet fish
Calories 83kcal 150kcal Mullet fish
Calcium 91mg 31mg Crab
Iron 0.5mg 1.41mg Mullet fish
Magnesium 36mg 33mg Crab
Phosphorus 234mg 244mg Mullet fish
Potassium 259mg 458mg Mullet fish
Sodium 563mg 71mg Mullet fish
Zinc 3.81mg 0.88mg Crab
Copper 0.814mg 0.141mg Crab
Manganese 0.074mg 0.022mg Crab
Selenium 42.9µg 46.8µg Mullet fish
Vitamin A 2IU 141IU Mullet fish
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 42µg Mullet fish
Vitamin E 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin C 3.3mg 1.2mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.1mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.1mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 6.3mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B5 0.997mg 0.88mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156mg 0.49mg Mullet fish
Folate 51µg 10µg Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 0.25µg Crab
Choline 80.9mg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.226mg 0.278mg Mullet fish
Threonine 0.727mg 1.088mg Mullet fish
Isoleucine 0.776mg 1.143mg Mullet fish
Leucine 1.307mg 2.016mg Mullet fish
Lysine 1.386mg 2.278mg Mullet fish
Methionine 0.452mg 0.734mg Mullet fish
Phenylalanine 0.708mg 0.968mg Mullet fish
Valine 0.806mg 1.278mg Mullet fish
Histidine 0.393mg 0.73mg Mullet fish
Cholesterol 97mg 63mg Mullet fish
Trans Fat 0.014g Mullet fish
Saturated Fat 0.201g 1.431g Crab
Omega-3 - DHA 0.067g 0.148g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.101g 0.18g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.009g 0.092g Mullet fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129g 1.382g Mullet fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258g 0.917g Mullet fish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Crab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab Mullet fish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Crab
29%
Mullet fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
89%
Crab
57%
Mullet fish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish contains less Sodium (difference - 492mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 34mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.23g)
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 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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Crab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171966/nutrients
  2. Mullet fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175124/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.