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Crab vs. Turbot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Crab and Turbot

  • Crab has more Copper, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Folate, Phosphorus, and Calcium, while Turbot has more Selenium, and Magnesium.
  • Crab covers your daily need of Copper 85% more than Turbot.
  • Crab contains 14 times more Zinc than Turbot. While Crab contains 3.81mg of Zinc, Turbot contains only 0.28mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Turbot is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned and Fish, turbot, european, cooked, dry heat.

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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
6
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4
Turbot
Contains more Calcium +295.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.8%
Contains more Zinc +1260.7%
Contains more Copper +1631.9%
Contains more Manganese +236.4%
Contains more Magnesium +80.6%
Contains more Potassium +17.8%
Contains less Sodium -65.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.46
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 7% 18% 47% 71% 27% 26% 8% 16% 3% 256%
Contains more Calcium +295.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.8%
Contains more Zinc +1260.7%
Contains more Copper +1631.9%
Contains more Manganese +236.4%
Contains more Magnesium +80.6%
Contains more Potassium +17.8%
Contains less Sodium -65.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.46
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
9
:
4
Turbot
Contains more Vitamin C +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.5%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.097
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.679
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 3% 0% 0% 6% 19% 23% 51% 40% 56% 7% 318% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.5%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.097
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.679

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Crab
1
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3
Turbot
Contains more Water +13.1%
Contains more Protein +15.1%
Contains more Fats +410.8%
Contains more Other +207.1%
18% 80% 2%
Protein: 17.88 g
Fats: 0.74 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.69 g
Other: 1.69 g
21% 4% 70% 5%
Protein: 20.58 g
Fats: 3.78 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.45 g
Other: 5.19 g
Contains more Water +13.1%
Contains more Protein +15.1%
Contains more Fats +410.8%
Contains more Other +207.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Turbot Opinion
Protein 17.88g 20.58g Turbot
Fats 0.74g 3.78g Turbot
Calories 83kcal 122kcal Turbot
Calcium 91mg 23mg Crab
Iron 0.5mg 0.46mg Crab
Magnesium 36mg 65mg Turbot
Phosphorus 234mg 165mg Crab
Potassium 259mg 305mg Turbot
Sodium 563mg 192mg Turbot
Zinc 3.81mg 0.28mg Crab
Copper 0.814mg 0.047mg Crab
Manganese 0.074mg 0.022mg Crab
Selenium 42.9µg 46.8µg Turbot
Vitamin A 2IU 40IU Turbot
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 12µg Turbot
Vitamin E 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin C 3.3mg 1.7mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.076mg Turbot
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.097mg Turbot
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 2.679mg Crab
Vitamin B5 0.997mg 0.658mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156mg 0.242mg Turbot
Folate 51µg 9µg Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 2.54µg Crab
Choline 80.9mg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.226mg 0.23mg Turbot
Threonine 0.727mg 0.902mg Turbot
Isoleucine 0.776mg 0.948mg Turbot
Leucine 1.307mg 1.672mg Turbot
Lysine 1.386mg 1.89mg Turbot
Methionine 0.452mg 0.609mg Turbot
Phenylalanine 0.708mg 0.803mg Turbot
Valine 0.806mg 1.06mg Turbot
Histidine 0.393mg 0.606mg Turbot
Cholesterol 97mg 62mg Turbot
Trans Fat 0.014g Turbot
Saturated Fat 0.201g Turbot
Omega-3 - DHA 0.067g Crab
Omega-3 - EPA 0.101g Crab
Omega-3 - DPA 0.009g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129g Crab
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258g Crab
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 Turbot
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
40%
Turbot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
89%
Crab
47%
Turbot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turbot
Turbot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turbot
Turbot contains less Sodium (difference - 371mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turbot
Turbot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turbot
Turbot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.201g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turbot
Turbot is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Turbot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174245/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.