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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
Contains more Iron +226.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.1%
Contains more Calcium +156.5%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.6%
Contains more Potassium +187.9%
Contains more Zinc +829.3%
Contains more Copper +506.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 29% 45% 120% 24% 140% 208% 394%
Contains more Iron +226.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.1%
Contains more Calcium +156.5%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.6%
Contains more Potassium +187.9%
Contains more Zinc +829.3%
Contains more Copper +506.2%

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

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.
Gefilte fish Crab meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gefilte fish Crab meat Opinion
Net carbs 7.41g 0g Gefilte fish
Protein 9.07g 19.35g Crab meat
Fats 1.73g 1.54g Gefilte fish
Carbs 7.41g 0g Gefilte fish
Calories 84kcal 97kcal Crab meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 23mg 59mg Crab meat
Iron 2.48mg 0.76mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 9mg 63mg Crab meat
Phosphorus 73mg 280mg Crab meat
Potassium 91mg 262mg Crab meat
Sodium 524mg 1072mg Gefilte fish
Zinc 0.82mg 7.62mg Crab meat
Copper 0.195mg 1.182mg Crab meat
Vitamin A 89IU 29IU Gefilte fish
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0.8mg 7.6mg Crab meat
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.053mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.055mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B3 1mg 1.34mg Crab meat
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.4mg Crab meat
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.18mg Crab meat
Folate 3µg 51µg Crab meat
Vitamin B12 0.84µg 11.5µg Crab meat
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.086mg 0.269mg Crab meat
Threonine 0.488mg 0.783mg Crab meat
Isoleucine 0.486mg 0.938mg Crab meat
Leucine 0.81mg 1.536mg Crab meat
Lysine 0.842mg 1.684mg Crab meat
Methionine 0.255mg 0.545mg Crab meat
Phenylalanine 0.493mg 0.817mg Crab meat
Valine 0.548mg 0.91mg Crab meat
Histidine 0.261mg 0.393mg Crab meat
Cholesterol 30mg 53mg Gefilte fish
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.412g 0.133g Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.824g 0.185g Gefilte fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.285g 0.536g Crab meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish contains less Sodium (difference - 548mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( 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 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. 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.