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Crab vs. Flour — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Crab and Flour

  • Crab has more Vitamin B12, Copper, and Zinc, however, Flour is richer in Vitamin B1, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B2, and Manganese.
  • Crab's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 139% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned and Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached.

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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
7
:
3
Flour
Contains more Calcium +506.7%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +142.1%
Contains more Zinc +444.3%
Contains more Copper +465.3%
Contains more Selenium +26.5%
Contains more Iron +828%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Manganese +821.6%
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 5% 174% 16% 47% 10% 1% 20% 48% 89% 185%
Contains more Calcium +506.7%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +142.1%
Contains more Zinc +444.3%
Contains more Copper +465.3%
Contains more Selenium +26.5%
Contains more Iron +828%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Manganese +821.6%

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
7
:
4
Flour
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2966.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +677.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3313%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +431.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.9%
Contains more Folate +258.8%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.3
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 0% 2% 0% 0% 197% 114% 111% 27% 11% 138% 0% 6% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2966.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +677.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3313%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +431.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.9%
Contains more Folate +258.8%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Crab
3
:
2
Flour
Contains more Protein +73.1%
Contains more Water +568.5%
Contains more Other +267.4%
Contains more Fats +32.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
18% 80% 2%
Protein: 17.88 g
Fats: 0.74 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.69 g
Other: 1.69 g
10% 76% 12%
Protein: 10.33 g
Fats: 0.98 g
Carbs: 76.31 g
Water: 11.92 g
Other: 0.46 g
Contains more Protein +73.1%
Contains more Water +568.5%
Contains more Other +267.4%
Contains more Fats +32.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Crab
1
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2
Flour
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +48.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +60.1%
34% 22% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.201 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.129 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.258 g
24% 13% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.155 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.087 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.413 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +48.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +60.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Flour Opinion
Net carbs 0g 73.61g Flour
Protein 17.88g 10.33g Crab
Fats 0.74g 0.98g Flour
Carbs 0g 76.31g Flour
Calories 83kcal 364kcal Flour
Sugar 0g 0.27g Crab
Fiber 0g 2.7g Flour
Calcium 91mg 15mg Crab
Iron 0.5mg 4.64mg Flour
Magnesium 36mg 22mg Crab
Phosphorus 234mg 108mg Crab
Potassium 259mg 107mg Crab
Sodium 563mg 2mg Flour
Zinc 3.81mg 0.7mg Crab
Copper 0.814mg 0.144mg Crab
Manganese 0.074mg 0.682mg Flour
Selenium 42.9µg 33.9µg Crab
Vitamin A 2IU 0IU Crab
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Crab
Vitamin E 1.84mg 0.06mg Crab
Vitamin C 3.3mg 0mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.785mg Flour
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.494mg Flour
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 5.904mg Flour
Vitamin B5 0.997mg 0.438mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156mg 0.044mg Crab
Folate 51µg 183µg Flour
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 0µg Crab
Choline 80.9mg 10.4mg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.3µg
Tryptophan 0.226mg 0.127mg Crab
Threonine 0.727mg 0.281mg Crab
Isoleucine 0.776mg 0.357mg Crab
Leucine 1.307mg 0.71mg Crab
Lysine 1.386mg 0.228mg Crab
Methionine 0.452mg 0.183mg Crab
Phenylalanine 0.708mg 0.52mg Crab
Valine 0.806mg 0.415mg Crab
Histidine 0.393mg 0.23mg Crab
Cholesterol 97mg 0mg Flour
Trans Fat 0.014g Flour
Saturated Fat 0.201g 0.155g Flour
Omega-3 - DHA 0.067g 0g Crab
Omega-3 - EPA 0.101g 0g Crab
Omega-3 - DPA 0.009g 0g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129g 0.087g Crab
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258g 0.413g Flour
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Crab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab Flour
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
46%
Flour
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
89%
Crab
59%
Flour

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Flour
Flour contains less Sodium (difference - 561mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flour
Flour is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flour
Flour is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flour
Flour is cheaper (difference - $11)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crab
Crab is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.27g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals
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. Flour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168894/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.