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Gefilte fish vs Crab meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Gefilte fish and Crab meat?

  • Gefilte fish is higher in Iron, yet Crab meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Zinc, Selenium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Folate and Vitamin B6.
  • Crab meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 444% more.
  • Gefilte fish has 3 times more Iron than Crab meat. While Gefilte fish has 2.48mg of Iron, Crab meat has only 0.76mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Gefilte fish is lower.

We used Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, cooked, moist heat types 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
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Contains more Iron +226.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.1%
Contains more Calcium +156.5%
Contains more Potassium +187.9%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +506.2%
Contains more Zinc +829.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 93% 7% 9% 7% 65% 23% 32% 69%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 18% 24% 45% 394% 208% 120% 140%
Contains more Iron +226.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.1%
Contains more Calcium +156.5%
Contains more Potassium +187.9%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +506.2%
Contains more Zinc +829.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.6%

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 +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +850%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1269%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.055
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 6% 0% 0% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 105% 0% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 26% 2% 0% 0% 14% 13% 26% 24% 42% 1438% 0% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +850%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1269%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.055

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Gefilte fish
135
Crab meat
Mineral Summary Score
38
Gefilte fish
122
Crab meat

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 the food
Protein
54%
Gefilte fish
116%
Crab meat
Carbohydrates
7%
Gefilte fish
0%
Crab meat
Fats
8%
Gefilte fish
7%
Crab meat

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish contains less Sodium (difference - 548mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.279g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab meat
Crab meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Gefilte fish Crab meat Opinion
Calories 84 97 Crab meat
Protein 9.07 19.35 Crab meat
Fats 1.73 1.54 Gefilte fish
Vitamin C 0.8 7.6 Crab meat
Carbs 7.41 0 Gefilte fish
Cholesterol 30 53 Gefilte fish
Vitamin D
Iron 2.48 0.76 Gefilte fish
Calcium 23 59 Crab meat
Potassium 91 262 Crab meat
Magnesium 9 63 Crab meat
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.195 1.182 Crab meat
Zinc 0.82 7.62 Crab meat
Starch
Phosphorus 73 280 Crab meat
Sodium 524 1072 Gefilte fish
Vitamin A 89 29 Gefilte fish
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.065 0.053 Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.055 Gefilte fish
Vitamin B3 1 1.34 Crab meat
Vitamin B5 0.2 0.4 Crab meat
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.18 Crab meat
Vitamin B12 0.84 11.5 Crab meat
Vitamin K
Folate 3 51 Crab meat
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.412 0.133 Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.824 0.185 Gefilte fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.285 0.536 Crab meat
Tryptophan 0.086 0.269 Crab meat
Threonine 0.488 0.783 Crab meat
Isoleucine 0.486 0.938 Crab meat
Leucine 0.81 1.536 Crab meat
Lysine 0.842 1.684 Crab meat
Methionine 0.255 0.545 Crab meat
Phenylalanine 0.493 0.817 Crab meat
Valine 0.548 0.91 Crab meat
Histidine 0.261 0.393 Crab meat
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/nutrients
  2. Crab meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174202/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.