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Crab vs. Seed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Crab and Seed?

  • Crab is higher in Vitamin B12, yet Seed is higher in Fiber, Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Crab's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 139% more.

We used Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned and Seeds, chia seeds, dried 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.
Crab
0
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10
Seed
Contains more Calcium +593.4%
Contains more Iron +1444%
Contains more Magnesium +830.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +267.5%
Contains more Potassium +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Zinc +20.2%
Contains more Copper +13.5%
Contains more Manganese +3579.7%
Contains more Selenium +28.7%
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 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308% 356% 302%
Contains more Calcium +593.4%
Contains more Iron +1444%
Contains more Magnesium +830.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +267.5%
Contains more Potassium +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Zinc +20.2%
Contains more Copper +13.5%
Contains more Manganese +3579.7%
Contains more Selenium +28.7%

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
9
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4
Seed
Contains more Vitamin E +268%
Contains more Vitamin C +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +2600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2595.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +221.4%
Equal in Folate - 49
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 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +268%
Contains more Vitamin C +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +2600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2595.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +221.4%
Equal in Folate - 49

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Crab
2
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3
Seed
Contains more Water +1274%
Contains more Fats +4054.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +184%
Equal in Protein - 16.54
18% 80% 2%
Protein: 17.88 g
Fats: 0.74 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.69 g
Other: 1.69 g
17% 31% 42% 6% 5%
Protein: 16.54 g
Fats: 30.74 g
Carbs: 42.12 g
Water: 5.8 g
Other: 4.8 g
Contains more Water +1274%
Contains more Fats +4054.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +184%
Equal in Protein - 16.54

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Crab
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2
Seed
Contains less Saturated Fat -94%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1689.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +9072.5%
34% 22% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.201 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.129 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.258 g
11% 8% 81%
Saturated Fat: 3.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.309 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 23.665 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -94%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1689.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +9072.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Seed Opinion
Net carbs 0g 7.72g Seed
Protein 17.88g 16.54g Crab
Fats 0.74g 30.74g Seed
Carbs 0g 42.12g Seed
Calories 83kcal 486kcal Seed
Fiber 0g 34.4g Seed
Calcium 91mg 631mg Seed
Iron 0.5mg 7.72mg Seed
Magnesium 36mg 335mg Seed
Phosphorus 234mg 860mg Seed
Potassium 259mg 407mg Seed
Sodium 563mg 16mg Seed
Zinc 3.81mg 4.58mg Seed
Copper 0.814mg 0.924mg Seed
Manganese 0.074mg 2.723mg Seed
Selenium 42.9µg 55.2µg Seed
Vitamin A 2IU 54IU Seed
Vitamin A RAE 1µg Crab
Vitamin E 1.84mg 0.5mg Crab
Vitamin C 3.3mg 1.6mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.62mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.17mg Seed
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 8.83mg Seed
Vitamin B5 0.997mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156mg Crab
Folate 51µg 49µg Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 0µg Crab
Choline 80.9mg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.226mg 0.436mg Seed
Threonine 0.727mg 0.709mg Crab
Isoleucine 0.776mg 0.801mg Seed
Leucine 1.307mg 1.371mg Seed
Lysine 1.386mg 0.97mg Crab
Methionine 0.452mg 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine 0.708mg 1.016mg Seed
Valine 0.806mg 0.95mg Seed
Histidine 0.393mg 0.531mg Seed
Cholesterol 97mg 0mg Seed
Trans Fat 0.014g 0.14g Crab
Saturated Fat 0.201g 3.33g Crab
Omega-3 - DHA 0.067g Crab
Omega-3 - EPA 0.101g Crab
Omega-3 - DPA 0.009g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129g 2.309g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258g 23.665g Seed
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Crab
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 5.835g Seed
Omega-3 - ALA 17.83g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab Seed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
32%
Seed
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
89%
Crab
221%
Seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 547mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Seed
Seed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.129g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.