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Crab vs Roe - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Crab and Roe different?

  • Crab is richer in Copper, and Zinc, while Roe is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Vitamin C.
  • Roe covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 342% more than Crab.
  • Crab contains 6 times more Copper than Roe. Crab contains 0.814mg of Copper, while Roe contains 0.128mg.
  • Roe is lower in Sodium.

Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned and Fish, roe, mixed species, cooked, dry heat types were 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
4
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4
Roe
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Zinc +197.7%
Contains more Copper +535.9%
Contains more Iron +54%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.1%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Equal in Potassium - 283
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 29% 19% 221% 25% 16% 35% 43%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Zinc +197.7%
Contains more Copper +535.9%
Contains more Iron +54%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.1%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Equal in Potassium - 283

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
4
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8
Roe
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +15050%
Contains more Vitamin C +397%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +920.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%
Contains more Folate +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +246.5%
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 19% 0% 0% 55% 70% 219% 42% 70% 43% 69% 1443% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +15050%
Contains more Vitamin C +397%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +920.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%
Contains more Folate +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +246.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Roe Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.92g Roe
Protein 17.88g 28.62g Roe
Fats 0.74g 8.23g Roe
Carbs 0g 1.92g Roe
Calories 83kcal 204kcal Roe
Starch 0g g Crab
Fructose 0g g Crab
Sugar 0g g Roe
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 91mg 28mg Crab
Iron 0.5mg 0.77mg Roe
Magnesium 36mg 26mg Crab
Phosphorus 234mg 515mg Roe
Potassium 259mg 283mg Roe
Sodium 563mg 117mg Roe
Zinc 3.81mg 1.28mg Crab
Copper 0.814mg 0.128mg Crab
Vitamin A 2IU 303IU Roe
Vitamin E 1.84mg mg Crab
Vitamin D 0IU IU Crab
Vitamin D 0µg µg Crab
Vitamin C 3.3mg 16.4mg Roe
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.277mg Roe
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.949mg Roe
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 2.192mg Crab
Vitamin B5 0.997mg 1.154mg Roe
Vitamin B6 0.156mg 0.185mg Roe
Folate 51µg 92µg Roe
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 11.54µg Roe
Vitamin K 0.3µg µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.226mg 0.375mg Roe
Threonine 0.727mg 1.305mg Roe
Isoleucine 0.776mg 1.465mg Roe
Leucine 1.307mg 2.509mg Roe
Lysine 1.386mg 2.179mg Roe
Methionine 0.452mg 0.71mg Roe
Phenylalanine 0.708mg 1.401mg Roe
Valine 0.806mg 1.676mg Roe
Histidine 0.393mg 0.778mg Roe
Cholesterol 97mg 479mg Crab
Trans Fat 0.014g g Roe
Saturated Fat 0.201g 1.866g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129g 2.129g Roe
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258g 3.404g Roe

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab Roe
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
169
Roe
Mineral Summary Score
80
Crab
49
Roe

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
172%
Roe
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab
2%
Roe
Fats
3%
Crab
38%
Roe

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roe
Roe is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Roe
Roe contains less Sodium (difference - 446mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Roe
Roe is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab
Crab is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 382mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.665g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Crab
Crab is cheaper (difference - $88)
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.

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. Roe - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174239/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.