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Fish sticks vs. Crayfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fish sticks and Crayfish

  • Fish sticks have more Vitamin E , however, Crayfish is higher in Copper, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Manganese, Zinc, and Phosphorus.
  • Crayfish covers your daily need of Copper 70% more than Fish sticks.
  • Fish sticks have 21 times more Saturated Fat than Crayfish. While Fish sticks have 3.733g of Saturated Fat, Crayfish has only 0.181g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, fish sticks, frozen, prepared and Crustaceans, crayfish, mixed species, wild, cooked, moist 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.
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.4%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains less Sodium -76.6%
Contains more Zinc +319%
Contains more Copper +1061%
Contains more Manganese +186.8%
Contains more Selenium +133.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.83
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 32% 18% 82% 17% 53% 12% 20% 24% 86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 18% 32% 24% 116% 27% 13% 48% 229% 69% 201%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.4%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains less Sodium -76.6%
Contains more Zinc +319%
Contains more Copper +1061%
Contains more Manganese +186.8%
Contains more Selenium +133.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.83

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.
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Contains more Vitamin E +358.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +4600%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.2%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +124%
Contains more Choline +89%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 138% 0% 0% 31% 27% 29% 17% 18% 18% 120% 24% 12%
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% 30% 0% 3% 13% 20% 43% 35% 18% 33% 269% 45% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +358.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +4600%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.2%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +124%
Contains more Choline +89%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +1252.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +52.3%
Contains more Water +60.3%
Contains more Other +66.3%
11% 16% 22% 50%
Protein: 11.01 g
Fats: 16.23 g
Carbs: 21.66 g
Water: 49.5 g
Other: 1.6 g
17% 79% 3%
Protein: 16.77 g
Fats: 1.2 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.37 g
Other: 2.66 g
Contains more Fats +1252.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +52.3%
Contains more Water +60.3%
Contains more Other +66.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1208.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2031.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.2%
25% 22% 53%
Saturated Fat: 3.733 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.193 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.824 g
23% 31% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.181 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.244 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.367 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1208.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2031.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fish sticks Crayfish Opinion
Net carbs 20.16g 0g Fish sticks
Protein 11.01g 16.77g Crayfish
Fats 16.23g 1.2g Fish sticks
Carbs 21.66g 0g Fish sticks
Calories 277kcal 82kcal Fish sticks
Starch 20.46g Fish sticks
Fructose 0.1g Fish sticks
Sugar 1.65g 0g Crayfish
Fiber 1.5g 0g Fish sticks
Calcium 16mg 60mg Crayfish
Iron 0.84mg 0.83mg Fish sticks
Magnesium 25mg 33mg Crayfish
Phosphorus 191mg 270mg Crayfish
Potassium 185mg 296mg Crayfish
Sodium 402mg 94mg Crayfish
Zinc 0.42mg 1.76mg Crayfish
Copper 0.059mg 0.685mg Crayfish
Manganese 0.182mg 0.522mg Crayfish
Selenium 15.7µg 36.7µg Crayfish
Vitamin A 18IU 50IU Crayfish
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 15µg Crayfish
Vitamin E 6.88mg 1.5mg Fish sticks
Vitamin D 1IU 0IU Fish sticks
Vitamin C 0mg 0.9mg Crayfish
Vitamin B1 0.122mg 0.05mg Fish sticks
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.085mg Fish sticks
Vitamin B3 1.536mg 2.28mg Crayfish
Vitamin B5 0.272mg 0.58mg Crayfish
Vitamin B6 0.078mg 0.076mg Fish sticks
Folate 24µg 44µg Crayfish
Vitamin B12 0.96µg 2.15µg Crayfish
Choline 42.8mg 80.9mg Crayfish
Vitamin K 4.7µg 0.1µg Fish sticks
Tryptophan 0.122mg 0.234mg Crayfish
Threonine 0.372mg 0.676mg Crayfish
Isoleucine 0.429mg 0.811mg Crayfish
Leucine 0.852mg 1.329mg Crayfish
Lysine 0.795mg 1.457mg Crayfish
Methionine 0.296mg 0.472mg Crayfish
Phenylalanine 0.47mg 0.706mg Crayfish
Valine 0.5mg 0.786mg Crayfish
Histidine 0.23mg 0.341mg Crayfish
Cholesterol 28mg 133mg Fish sticks
Trans Fat 0.124g Crayfish
Saturated Fat 3.733g 0.181g Crayfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.088g 0.047g Fish sticks
Omega-3 - EPA 0.05g 0.119g Crayfish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.004g 0g Fish sticks
Monounsaturated Fat 3.193g 0.244g Fish sticks
Polyunsaturated fat 7.824g 0.367g Fish sticks
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.003g Fish sticks
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 7.289g Fish sticks
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Fish sticks
Omega-3 - ALA 0.236g Fish sticks
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Fish sticks

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fish sticks Crayfish
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
33%
Fish sticks
39%
Crayfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Fish sticks
77%
Crayfish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fish sticks
Fish sticks is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 105mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crayfish
Crayfish is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crayfish
Crayfish contains less Sodium (difference - 308mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crayfish
Crayfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.552g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crayfish
Crayfish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crayfish
Crayfish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Fish sticks - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174195/nutrients
  2. Crayfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174207/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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