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Crab vs. Yellowtail — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Crab and Yellowtail?

  • Crab is richer in Vitamin B12, Copper, Zinc, and Folate, yet Yellowtail is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Selenium.
  • Crab's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 87% higher.
  • Crab has 14 times more Copper than Yellowtail. Crab has 0.814mg of Copper, while Yellowtail has 0.058mg.
  • Yellowtail contains less Sodium.

We used Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned and Fish, yellowtail, mixed species, cooked, dry heat types in this comparison.

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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 +213.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.4%
Contains more Zinc +468.7%
Contains more Copper +1303.4%
Contains more Manganese +289.5%
Contains more Iron +26%
Contains more Potassium +107.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 38
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 9% 24% 28% 87% 48% 7% 19% 20% 3% 256%
Contains more Calcium +213.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.4%
Contains more Zinc +468.7%
Contains more Copper +1303.4%
Contains more Manganese +289.5%
Contains more Iron +26%
Contains more Potassium +107.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 38
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
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Contains more Vitamin C +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.4%
Contains more Folate +1175%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +166.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +5100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +660.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%
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 7% 0% 0% 10% 44% 12% 164% 41% 43% 3% 157% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.4%
Contains more Folate +1175%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +166.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +5100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +660.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +18.4%
Contains more Protein +65.9%
Contains more Fats +808.1%
18% 80% 2%
Protein: 17.88 g
Fats: 0.74 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.69 g
Other: 1.69 g
30% 7% 67%
Protein: 29.67 g
Fats: 6.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.33 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Water +18.4%
Contains more Protein +65.9%
Contains more Fats +808.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Yellowtail Opinion
Protein 17.88g 29.67g Yellowtail
Fats 0.74g 6.72g Yellowtail
Calories 83kcal 187kcal Yellowtail
Calcium 91mg 29mg Crab
Iron 0.5mg 0.63mg Yellowtail
Magnesium 36mg 38mg Yellowtail
Phosphorus 234mg 201mg Crab
Potassium 259mg 538mg Yellowtail
Sodium 563mg 50mg Yellowtail
Zinc 3.81mg 0.67mg Crab
Copper 0.814mg 0.058mg Crab
Manganese 0.074mg 0.019mg Crab
Selenium 42.9µg 46.8µg Yellowtail
Vitamin A 2IU 104IU Yellowtail
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 31µg Yellowtail
Vitamin E 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin C 3.3mg 2.9mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.175mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.051mg Crab
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 8.718mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B5 0.997mg 0.681mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156mg 0.185mg Yellowtail
Folate 51µg 4µg Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 1.25µg Crab
Choline 80.9mg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.226mg 0.332mg Yellowtail
Threonine 0.727mg 1.301mg Yellowtail
Isoleucine 0.776mg 1.367mg Yellowtail
Leucine 1.307mg 2.411mg Yellowtail
Lysine 1.386mg 2.725mg Yellowtail
Methionine 0.452mg 0.878mg Yellowtail
Phenylalanine 0.708mg 1.158mg Yellowtail
Valine 0.806mg 1.528mg Yellowtail
Histidine 0.393mg 0.873mg Yellowtail
Cholesterol 97mg 71mg Yellowtail
Trans Fat 0.014g Yellowtail
Saturated Fat 0.201g Yellowtail
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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is better in case of low diet
Crab Yellowtail
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
37%
Yellowtail
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
89%
Crab
49%
Yellowtail

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail contains less Sodium (difference - 513mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.201g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail is cheaper (difference - $12)
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)
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

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. Yellowtail - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174248/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.