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Sesame vs. Crab — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Sesame and Crab

  • Sesame has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Fiber, however, Crab has more Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Sesame is 363% higher.

Food types used in this article are Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried and Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned.

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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.
Sesame
9
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1
Crab
Contains more Calcium +971.4%
Contains more Iron +2810%
Contains more Magnesium +875%
Contains more Phosphorus +168.8%
Contains more Potassium +80.7%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Zinc +103.4%
Contains more Copper +401.5%
Contains more Manganese +3224.3%
Contains more Selenium +24.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361% 321% 188%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272% 10% 234%
Contains more Calcium +971.4%
Contains more Iron +2810%
Contains more Magnesium +875%
Contains more Phosphorus +168.8%
Contains more Potassium +80.7%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Zinc +103.4%
Contains more Copper +401.5%
Contains more Manganese +3224.3%
Contains more Selenium +24.7%

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.
Sesame
6
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6
Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3339.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +406.4%
Contains more Folate +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +636%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1894%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +216%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 14% 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 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3339.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +406.4%
Contains more Folate +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +636%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1894%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +216%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Sesame
3
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2
Crab
Contains more Fats +6612.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +163.9%
Contains more Water +1599.1%
Equal in Protein - 17.88
18% 50% 23% 5% 4%
Protein: 17.73 g
Fats: 49.67 g
Carbs: 23.45 g
Water: 4.69 g
Other: 4.46 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 +6612.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +163.9%
Contains more Water +1599.1%
Equal in Protein - 17.88

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Sesame
2
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1
Crab
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +14441.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +8339.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.1%
15% 40% 46%
Saturated Fat: 6.957 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 18.759 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 21.773 g
34% 22% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.201 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.129 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.258 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +14441.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +8339.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Crab Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 0g Sesame
Protein 17.73g 17.88g Crab
Fats 49.67g 0.74g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 0g Sesame
Calories 573kcal 83kcal Sesame
Sugar 0.3g 0g Crab
Fiber 11.8g 0g Sesame
Calcium 975mg 91mg Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 0.5mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 36mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 234mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 259mg Sesame
Sodium 11mg 563mg Sesame
Zinc 7.75mg 3.81mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 0.814mg Sesame
Manganese 2.46mg 0.074mg Sesame
Selenium 34.4µg 42.9µg Crab
Vitamin A 9IU 2IU Sesame
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Crab
Vitamin E 0.25mg 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin C 0mg 3.3mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.023mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.093mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 2.747mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.997mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.156mg Sesame
Folate 97µg 51µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg 3.33µg Crab
Choline 25.6mg 80.9mg Crab
Vitamin K 0µg 0.3µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.388mg 0.226mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg 0.727mg Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763mg 0.776mg Crab
Leucine 1.358mg 1.307mg Sesame
Lysine 0.569mg 1.386mg Crab
Methionine 0.586mg 0.452mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg 0.708mg Sesame
Valine 0.99mg 0.806mg Sesame
Histidine 0.522mg 0.393mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 97mg Sesame
Trans Fat 0.014g Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957g 0.201g Crab
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.067g Crab
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.101g Crab
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.009g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 0.129g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 0.258g Sesame
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Crab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sesame 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
47%
Sesame
56%
Crab
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
348%
Sesame
89%
Crab

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 552mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Sesame
Sesame is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crab
Crab is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.756g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 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

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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.