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Caviar vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Caviar and Crab

  • Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Choline, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Selenium, and Vitamin B2, while Crab has more Copper.
  • Caviar covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 695% more than Crab.
  • Caviar contains 24 times more Iron than Crab. While Caviar contains 11.88mg of Iron, Crab contains only 0.5mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Crab is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, caviar, black and red, granular and Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Caviar
4
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4
Crab
Contains more Calcium +202.2%
Contains more Iron +2276%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.1%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Zinc +301.1%
Contains more Copper +640%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
Contains more Calcium +202.2%
Contains more Iron +2276%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.1%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Zinc +301.1%
Contains more Copper +640%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Caviar
9
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3
Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +45150%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +726.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +251.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +500.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2189.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.84
Equal in Folate - 51
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +45150%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +726.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +251.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +500.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2189.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.84
Equal in Folate - 51

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Caviar Crab
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Crab Opinion
Net carbs 4g 0g Caviar
Protein 24.6g 17.88g Caviar
Fats 17.9g 0.74g Caviar
Carbs 4g 0g Caviar
Calories 264kcal 83kcal Caviar
Starch g 0g Crab
Fructose g 0g Crab
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 275mg 91mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 0.5mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 36mg Caviar
Phosphorus 356mg 234mg Caviar
Potassium 181mg 259mg Crab
Sodium 1500mg 563mg Crab
Zinc 0.95mg 3.81mg Crab
Copper 0.11mg 0.814mg Crab
Vitamin A 905IU 2IU Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg 1.84mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU 0IU Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9µg 0µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 3.3mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.19mg 0.023mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62mg 0.093mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 2.747mg Crab
Vitamin B5 3.5mg 0.997mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0.156mg Caviar
Folate 50µg 51µg Crab
Vitamin B12 20µg 3.33µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg 0.3µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323mg 0.226mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg 0.727mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg 0.776mg Caviar
Leucine 2.133mg 1.307mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg 1.386mg Caviar
Methionine 0.646mg 0.452mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg 0.708mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg 0.806mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg 0.393mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg 97mg Crab
Trans Fat g 0.014g Caviar
Saturated Fat 4.06g 0.201g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g 0.129g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g 0.258g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caviar Crab
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
266
Caviar
56
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
80
Crab

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
148%
Caviar
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
0%
Crab
Fats
83%
Caviar
3%
Crab

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab
Crab contains less Sodium (difference - 937mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab
Crab is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 491mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.859g)
Which food is cheaper?
Crab
Crab is cheaper (difference - $88)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/nutrients
  2. Crab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171966/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.