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Crab vs. Tuna Bluefin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Crab and Tuna Bluefin different?

  • Crab is higher in Copper, and Zinc, however, Tuna Bluefin is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Tuna Bluefin is 315% higher.
  • Crab contains 11 times more Sodium than Tuna Bluefin. While Crab contains 563mg of Sodium, Tuna Bluefin contains only 50mg.

Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned and Fish, tuna, fresh, bluefin, cooked, dry heat 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +810%
Contains more Zinc +394.8%
Contains more Copper +640%
Contains more Manganese +270%
Contains more Iron +162%
Contains more Magnesium +77.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.3%
Contains more Potassium +24.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
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 3% 50% 46% 140% 29% 7% 22% 37% 3% 256%
Contains more Calcium +810%
Contains more Zinc +394.8%
Contains more Copper +640%
Contains more Manganese +270%
Contains more Iron +162%
Contains more Magnesium +77.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.3%
Contains more Potassium +24.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
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
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +2450%
Contains more Vitamin A +125900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +229%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +283.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +236.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +226.7%
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 152% 0% 0% 0% 70% 71% 198% 83% 122% 2% 1361% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +2450%
Contains more Vitamin A +125900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +229%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +283.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +236.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +226.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +34.9%
Contains more Protein +67.3%
Contains more Fats +748.6%
Contains more Other +179.3%
18% 80% 2%
Protein: 17.88 g
Fats: 0.74 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.69 g
Other: 1.69 g
30% 6% 59% 5%
Protein: 29.91 g
Fats: 6.28 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.09 g
Other: 4.72 g
Contains more Water +34.9%
Contains more Protein +67.3%
Contains more Fats +748.6%
Contains more Other +179.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1491.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +614.7%
34% 22% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.201 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.129 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.258 g
29% 37% 33%
Saturated Fat: 1.612 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.053 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.844 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1491.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +614.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Crab Tuna Bluefin
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 Tuna Bluefin Opinion
Protein 17.88g 29.91g Tuna Bluefin
Fats 0.74g 6.28g Tuna Bluefin
Calories 83kcal 184kcal Tuna Bluefin
Calcium 91mg 10mg Crab
Iron 0.5mg 1.31mg Tuna Bluefin
Magnesium 36mg 64mg Tuna Bluefin
Phosphorus 234mg 326mg Tuna Bluefin
Potassium 259mg 323mg Tuna Bluefin
Sodium 563mg 50mg Tuna Bluefin
Zinc 3.81mg 0.77mg Crab
Copper 0.814mg 0.11mg Crab
Manganese 0.074mg 0.02mg Crab
Selenium 42.9µg 46.8µg Tuna Bluefin
Vitamin A 2IU 2520IU Tuna Bluefin
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 757µg Tuna Bluefin
Vitamin E 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin C 3.3mg 0mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.278mg Tuna Bluefin
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.306mg Tuna Bluefin
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 10.54mg Tuna Bluefin
Vitamin B5 0.997mg 1.37mg Tuna Bluefin
Vitamin B6 0.156mg 0.525mg Tuna Bluefin
Folate 51µg 2µg Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 10.88µg Tuna Bluefin
Choline 80.9mg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.226mg 0.335mg Tuna Bluefin
Threonine 0.727mg 1.311mg Tuna Bluefin
Isoleucine 0.776mg 1.378mg Tuna Bluefin
Leucine 1.307mg 2.431mg Tuna Bluefin
Lysine 1.386mg 2.747mg Tuna Bluefin
Methionine 0.452mg 0.885mg Tuna Bluefin
Phenylalanine 0.708mg 1.168mg Tuna Bluefin
Valine 0.806mg 1.541mg Tuna Bluefin
Histidine 0.393mg 0.88mg Tuna Bluefin
Cholesterol 97mg 49mg Tuna Bluefin
Trans Fat 0.014g Tuna Bluefin
Saturated Fat 0.201g 1.612g Crab
Omega-3 - DHA 0.067g 1.141g Tuna Bluefin
Omega-3 - EPA 0.101g 0.363g Tuna Bluefin
Omega-3 - DPA 0.009g 0.16g Tuna Bluefin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129g 2.053g Tuna Bluefin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258g 1.844g Tuna Bluefin
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Crab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crab Tuna Bluefin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
158%
Tuna Bluefin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
89%
Crab
59%
Tuna Bluefin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tuna Bluefin
Tuna Bluefin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna Bluefin
Tuna Bluefin contains less Sodium (difference - 513mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna Bluefin
Tuna Bluefin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna Bluefin
Tuna Bluefin is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.411g)
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. Tuna Bluefin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173707/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.