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Halibut vs Crab meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Halibut and Crab meat

  • Halibut is higher in Vitamin B6, yet Crab meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Zinc, Phosphorus, Folate, Magnesium, and Vitamin C.
  • Crab meat covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 438% more than Halibut.
  • Halibut contains 18 times more Saturated Fat than Crab meat. While Halibut contains 2.419g of Saturated Fat, Crab meat contains only 0.133g.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, halibut, Greenland, raw and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Calcium +1866.7%
Contains more Iron +15.2%
Contains more Magnesium +142.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.7%
Contains more Zinc +1805%
Contains more Copper +3840%
Equal in Potassium - 262
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 25% 19% 71% 24% 11% 11% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 29% 45% 120% 24% 140% 208% 394%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Calcium +1866.7%
Contains more Iron +15.2%
Contains more Magnesium +142.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.7%
Contains more Zinc +1805%
Contains more Copper +3840%
Equal in Potassium - 262

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 +62.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Folate +5000%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1050%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 15% 822% 0% 15% 19% 29% 15% 97% 1% 126% 1%
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 +62.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Folate +5000%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1050%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Halibut Crab meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 14.37g 19.35g Crab meat
Fats 13.84g 1.54g Halibut
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 186kcal 97kcal Halibut
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Crab meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 3mg 59mg Crab meat
Iron 0.66mg 0.76mg Crab meat
Magnesium 26mg 63mg Crab meat
Phosphorus 164mg 280mg Crab meat
Potassium 268mg 262mg Halibut
Sodium 80mg 1072mg Halibut
Zinc 0.4mg 7.62mg Crab meat
Copper 0.03mg 1.182mg Crab meat
Vitamin A 47IU 29IU Halibut
Vitamin E 0.73mg mg Halibut
Vitamin D 1097IU IU Halibut
Vitamin D 27.4µg µg Halibut
Vitamin C 0mg 7.6mg Crab meat
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.053mg Halibut
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.055mg Halibut
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 1.34mg Halibut
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.4mg Crab meat
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.18mg Halibut
Folate 1µg 51µg Crab meat
Vitamin B12 1µg 11.5µg Crab meat
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Halibut
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.269mg Crab meat
Threonine 0.63mg 0.783mg Crab meat
Isoleucine 0.662mg 0.938mg Crab meat
Leucine 1.168mg 1.536mg Crab meat
Lysine 1.32mg 1.684mg Crab meat
Methionine 0.425mg 0.545mg Crab meat
Phenylalanine 0.561mg 0.817mg Crab meat
Valine 0.74mg 0.91mg Crab meat
Histidine 0.423mg 0.393mg Halibut
Cholesterol 46mg 53mg Halibut
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 2.419g 0.133g Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8.378g 0.185g Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.367g 0.536g Halibut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Halibut Crab meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
95
Halibut
135
Crab meat
Mineral Summary Score
21
Halibut
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
86%
Halibut
116%
Crab meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Halibut
0%
Crab meat
Fats
64%
Halibut
7%
Crab meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Halibut
Halibut contains less Sodium (difference - 992mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Halibut
Halibut is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Halibut
Halibut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.286g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab meat
Crab meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Halibut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171965/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.