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Salmon vs Crab stick - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Salmon and Crab stick

  • Salmon is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Potassium, yet Crab stick is richer in Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Salmon is 109% higher.
  • Salmon contains 13 times more Vitamin B3 than Crab stick. Salmon contains 7.86mg of Vitamin B3, while Crab stick contains 0.62mg.
  • Salmon contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, raw and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi.

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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 Iron +105.1%
Contains more Potassium +444.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Zinc +93.9%
Contains more Copper +681.3%
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 30% 21% 86% 44% 6% 18% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Contains more Iron +105.1%
Contains more Potassium +444.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Zinc +93.9%
Contains more Copper +681.3%
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Equal in Calcium - 13

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
Salmon
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +653.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1167.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +529.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +457.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 0% 57% 88% 148% 100% 189% 19% 398% 0%
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 B1 +653.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1167.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +529.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +457.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Salmon Crab stick Opinion
Net carbs 0g 14.5g Crab stick
Protein 19.84g 7.62g Salmon
Fats 6.34g 0.46g Salmon
Carbs 0g 15g Crab stick
Calories 142kcal 95kcal Salmon
Starch g 3.5g Crab stick
Fructose g 0.62g Crab stick
Sugar g 6.25g Salmon
Fiber 0g 0.5g Crab stick
Calcium 12mg 13mg Crab stick
Iron 0.8mg 0.39mg Salmon
Magnesium 29mg 43mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 200mg 282mg Crab stick
Potassium 490mg 90mg Salmon
Sodium 44mg 529mg Salmon
Zinc 0.64mg 0.33mg Salmon
Copper 0.25mg 0.032mg Salmon
Vitamin A 40IU 0IU Salmon
Vitamin E mg 0.17mg Crab stick
Vitamin D IU 0IU Crab stick
Vitamin D µg 0µg Crab stick
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.226mg 0.03mg Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.38mg 0.08mg Salmon
Vitamin B3 7.86mg 0.62mg Salmon
Vitamin B5 1.664mg 0mg Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.818mg 0.13mg Salmon
Folate 25µg 0µg Salmon
Vitamin B12 3.18µg 0.57µg Salmon
Vitamin K µg 0.4µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.222mg 0.075mg Salmon
Threonine 0.87mg 0.285mg Salmon
Isoleucine 0.914mg 0.23mg Salmon
Leucine 1.613mg 0.607mg Salmon
Lysine 1.822mg 0.707mg Salmon
Methionine 0.587mg 0.261mg Salmon
Phenylalanine 0.775mg 0.26mg Salmon
Valine 1.022mg 0.286mg Salmon
Histidine 0.584mg 0.156mg Salmon
Cholesterol 55mg 20mg Crab stick
Trans Fat g 0.008g Salmon
Saturated Fat 0.981g 0.216g Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 2.103g 0.275g Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.539g 0.143g Salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Salmon 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
83
Salmon
12
Crab stick
Mineral Summary Score
36
Salmon
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
119%
Salmon
46%
Crab stick
Carbohydrates
0%
Salmon
15%
Crab stick
Fats
29%
Salmon
2%
Crab stick

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 485mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.765g)
Which food is cheaper?
Crab stick
Crab stick is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173686/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.