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Mackerel vs Crab stick - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mackerel and Crab stick different?

  • Mackerel is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Choline, and Vitamin E , while Crab stick is higher in Vitamin D.
  • Mackerel covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 476% more than Crab stick.
  • Mackerel contains 33 times more Saturated Fat than Crab stick. Mackerel contains 7.148g of Saturated Fat, while Crab stick contains 0.216g.

Fish, mackerel, salted and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi types were 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +407.7%
Contains more Iron +259%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Potassium +477.8%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Contains more Calcium +407.7%
Contains more Iron +259%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Potassium +477.8%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +432.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.4%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2005.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 48% 756% 0% 5% 44% 62% 0% 95% 12% 1500% 20%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 0% 72% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +432.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.4%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2005.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%

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.
Mackerel Crab stick
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mackerel Crab stick Opinion
Net carbs 0g 14.5g Crab stick
Protein 18.5g 7.62g Mackerel
Fats 25.1g 0.46g Mackerel
Carbs 0g 15g Crab stick
Calories 305kcal 95kcal Mackerel
Starch g 3.5g Crab stick
Fructose g 0.62g Crab stick
Sugar 0g 6.25g Mackerel
Fiber 0g 0.5g Crab stick
Calcium 66mg 13mg Mackerel
Iron 1.4mg 0.39mg Mackerel
Magnesium 60mg 43mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 254mg 282mg Crab stick
Potassium 520mg 90mg Mackerel
Sodium 4450mg 529mg Crab stick
Zinc 1.1mg 0.33mg Mackerel
Copper 0.1mg 0.032mg Mackerel
Vitamin A 157IU 0IU Mackerel
Vitamin E 2.38mg 0.17mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 1006IU 0IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2µg 0µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.03mg Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.08mg Mackerel
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 0.62mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 mg 0mg Crab stick
Vitamin B6 0.41mg 0.13mg Mackerel
Folate 15µg 0µg Mackerel
Vitamin B12 12µg 0.57µg Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8µg 0.4µg Mackerel
Tryptophan mg 0.075mg Crab stick
Threonine mg 0.285mg Crab stick
Isoleucine mg 0.23mg Crab stick
Leucine mg 0.607mg Crab stick
Lysine mg 0.707mg Crab stick
Methionine mg 0.261mg Crab stick
Phenylalanine mg 0.26mg Crab stick
Valine mg 0.286mg Crab stick
Histidine mg 0.156mg Crab stick
Cholesterol 95mg 20mg Crab stick
Trans Fat g 0.008g Mackerel
Saturated Fat 7.148g 0.216g Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32g 0.275g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 0.143g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mackerel Crab stick
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
212
Mackerel
12
Crab stick
Mineral Summary Score
114
Mackerel
33
Crab stick

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
111%
Mackerel
46%
Crab stick
Carbohydrates
0%
Mackerel
15%
Crab stick
Fats
116%
Mackerel
2%
Crab stick

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Mackerel
Mackerel is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab stick
Crab stick contains less Sodium (difference - 3921mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 75mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.932g)

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. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168149/nutrients
  2. Crab stick - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174203/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.