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Seed vs. Crab — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Seed and Crab?

  • Seed is higher in Fiber, Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3, yet Crab is higher in Vitamin B12.
  • Crab's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 139% more.

We used Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Seed
10
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0
Crab
Contains more Calcium +593.4%
Contains more Iron +1444%
Contains more Magnesium +830.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +267.5%
Contains more Potassium +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Zinc +20.2%
Contains more Copper +13.5%
Contains more Manganese +3579.7%
Contains more Selenium +28.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308% 356% 302%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272% 10% 234%
Contains more Calcium +593.4%
Contains more Iron +1444%
Contains more Magnesium +830.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +267.5%
Contains more Potassium +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Zinc +20.2%
Contains more Copper +13.5%
Contains more Manganese +3579.7%
Contains more Selenium +28.7%

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.
Seed
4
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9
Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +2600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2595.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +268%
Contains more Vitamin C +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 51
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 0% 0% 0%
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 +2600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2595.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +268%
Contains more Vitamin C +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 51

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Seed
3
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2
Crab
Contains more Fats +4054.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +184%
Contains more Water +1274%
Equal in Protein - 17.88
17% 31% 42% 6% 5%
Protein: 16.54 g
Fats: 30.74 g
Carbs: 42.12 g
Water: 5.8 g
Other: 4.8 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 +4054.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +184%
Contains more Water +1274%
Equal in Protein - 17.88

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Seed
2
:
1
Crab
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1689.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +9072.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94%
11% 8% 81%
Saturated Fat: 3.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.309 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 23.665 g
34% 22% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.201 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.129 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.258 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1689.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +9072.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Seed Crab
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seed Crab Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 0g Seed
Protein 16.54g 17.88g Crab
Fats 30.74g 0.74g Seed
Carbs 42.12g 0g Seed
Calories 486kcal 83kcal Seed
Fiber 34.4g 0g Seed
Calcium 631mg 91mg Seed
Iron 7.72mg 0.5mg Seed
Magnesium 335mg 36mg Seed
Phosphorus 860mg 234mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 259mg Seed
Sodium 16mg 563mg Seed
Zinc 4.58mg 3.81mg Seed
Copper 0.924mg 0.814mg Seed
Manganese 2.723mg 0.074mg Seed
Selenium 55.2µg 42.9µg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 2IU Seed
Vitamin A RAE 1µg Crab
Vitamin E 0.5mg 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin C 1.6mg 3.3mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.023mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.093mg Seed
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 2.747mg Seed
Vitamin B5 0.997mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156mg Crab
Folate 49µg 51µg Crab
Vitamin B12 0µg 3.33µg Crab
Choline 80.9mg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.436mg 0.226mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg 0.727mg Crab
Isoleucine 0.801mg 0.776mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg 1.307mg Seed
Lysine 0.97mg 1.386mg Crab
Methionine 0.588mg 0.452mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg 0.708mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg 0.806mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg 0.393mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 97mg Seed
Trans Fat 0.14g 0.014g Crab
Saturated Fat 3.33g 0.201g Crab
Omega-3 - DHA 0.067g Crab
Omega-3 - EPA 0.101g Crab
Omega-3 - DPA 0.009g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 0.129g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 0.258g Seed
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Crab
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 5.835g Seed
Omega-3 - ALA 17.83g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Seed 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
32%
Seed
56%
Crab
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
221%
Seed
89%
Crab

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 547mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Seed
Seed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.129g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.