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Fish sticks vs. Crab — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fish sticks and Crab different?

  • Fish sticks are richer in Vitamin E , and Vitamin B1, while Crab is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3.
  • Crab covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 99% more than Fish sticks.
  • Fish sticks contain 19 times more Saturated Fat than Crab. Fish sticks contain 3.733g of Saturated Fat, while Crab contains 0.201g.

Fish, fish sticks, frozen, prepared and Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +68%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Manganese +145.9%
Contains more Calcium +468.8%
Contains more Magnesium +44%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains more Potassium +40%
Contains more Zinc +807.1%
Contains more Copper +1279.7%
Contains more Selenium +173.2%
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 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272% 10% 234%
Contains more Iron +68%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Manganese +145.9%
Contains more Calcium +468.8%
Contains more Magnesium +44%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains more Potassium +40%
Contains more Zinc +807.1%
Contains more Copper +1279.7%
Contains more Selenium +173.2%

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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Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +800%
Contains more Vitamin E +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +430.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1466.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +266.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +246.9%
Contains more Choline +89%
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 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 45% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +800%
Contains more Vitamin E +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +430.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1466.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +266.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +246.9%
Contains more Choline +89%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +2093.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +62.4%
Contains more Water +61%
Equal in Other - 1.69
11% 16% 22% 50%
Protein: 11.01 g
Fats: 16.23 g
Carbs: 21.66 g
Water: 49.5 g
Other: 1.6 g
18% 80% 2%
Protein: 17.88 g
Fats: 0.74 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.69 g
Other: 1.69 g
Contains more Fats +2093.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +62.4%
Contains more Water +61%
Equal in Other - 1.69

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2375.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2932.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.6%
25% 22% 53%
Saturated Fat: 3.733 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.193 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.824 g
34% 22% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.201 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.129 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.258 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2375.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2932.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.6%

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 Crab
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fish sticks Crab Opinion
Net carbs 20.16g 0g Fish sticks
Protein 11.01g 17.88g Crab
Fats 16.23g 0.74g Fish sticks
Carbs 21.66g 0g Fish sticks
Calories 277kcal 83kcal Fish sticks
Starch 20.46g 0g Fish sticks
Fructose 0.1g 0g Fish sticks
Sugar 1.65g 0g Crab
Fiber 1.5g 0g Fish sticks
Calcium 16mg 91mg Crab
Iron 0.84mg 0.5mg Fish sticks
Magnesium 25mg 36mg Crab
Phosphorus 191mg 234mg Crab
Potassium 185mg 259mg Crab
Sodium 402mg 563mg Fish sticks
Zinc 0.42mg 3.81mg Crab
Copper 0.059mg 0.814mg Crab
Manganese 0.182mg 0.074mg Fish sticks
Selenium 15.7µg 42.9µg Crab
Vitamin A 18IU 2IU Fish sticks
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 1µg Fish sticks
Vitamin E 6.88mg 1.84mg Fish sticks
Vitamin D 1IU 0IU Fish sticks
Vitamin C 0mg 3.3mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.122mg 0.023mg Fish sticks
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.093mg Fish sticks
Vitamin B3 1.536mg 2.747mg Crab
Vitamin B5 0.272mg 0.997mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.078mg 0.156mg Crab
Folate 24µg 51µg Crab
Vitamin B12 0.96µg 3.33µg Crab
Choline 42.8mg 80.9mg Crab
Vitamin K 4.7µg 0.3µg Fish sticks
Tryptophan 0.122mg 0.226mg Crab
Threonine 0.372mg 0.727mg Crab
Isoleucine 0.429mg 0.776mg Crab
Leucine 0.852mg 1.307mg Crab
Lysine 0.795mg 1.386mg Crab
Methionine 0.296mg 0.452mg Crab
Phenylalanine 0.47mg 0.708mg Crab
Valine 0.5mg 0.806mg Crab
Histidine 0.23mg 0.393mg Crab
Cholesterol 28mg 97mg Fish sticks
Trans Fat 0.124g 0.014g Crab
Saturated Fat 3.733g 0.201g Crab
Omega-3 - DHA 0.088g 0.067g Fish sticks
Omega-3 - EPA 0.05g 0.101g Crab
Omega-3 - DPA 0.004g 0.009g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 3.193g 0.129g Fish sticks
Polyunsaturated fat 7.824g 0.258g Fish sticks
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.003g 0.005g Crab
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 Crab
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
56%
Crab
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Fish sticks
89%
Crab

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fish sticks
Fish sticks contains less Sodium (difference - 161mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fish sticks
Fish sticks is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 69mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fish sticks
Fish sticks is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crab
Crab is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.532g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
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. Fish sticks - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174195/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.

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