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Skipjack tuna vs Crab stick - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Skipjack tuna and Crab stick different?

  • Skipjack tuna is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Iron, Potassium, and Copper, while Crab stick is higher in Vitamin B5.
  • Skipjack tuna covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 113% more than Crab stick.
  • Skipjack tuna contains 8 times more Vitamin B6 than Crab stick. Skipjack tuna contains 0.981mg of Vitamin B6, while Crab stick contains 0.13mg.
  • Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol.

Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi types were used 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 Calcium +184.6%
Contains more Iron +310.3%
Contains more Potassium +480%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Zinc +218.2%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 43
Equal in Phosphorus - 282
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Contains more Calcium +184.6%
Contains more Iron +310.3%
Contains more Potassium +480%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Zinc +218.2%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 43
Equal in Phosphorus - 282

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2925.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +654.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +284.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 4% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 8% 274% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 0% 72% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2925.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +654.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +284.2%

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.
Skipjack tuna Crab stick
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skipjack tuna Crab stick Opinion
Net carbs 0g 14.5g Crab stick
Protein 28.21g 7.62g Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29g 0.46g Skipjack tuna
Carbs 0g 15g Crab stick
Calories 132kcal 95kcal Skipjack tuna
Starch g 3.5g Crab stick
Fructose g 0.62g Crab stick
Sugar g 6.25g Skipjack tuna
Fiber 0g 0.5g Crab stick
Calcium 37mg 13mg Skipjack tuna
Iron 1.6mg 0.39mg Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 44mg 43mg Skipjack tuna
Phosphorus 285mg 282mg Skipjack tuna
Potassium 522mg 90mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47mg 529mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 1.05mg 0.33mg Skipjack tuna
Copper 0.11mg 0.032mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 60IU 0IU Skipjack tuna
Vitamin E mg 0.17mg Crab stick
Vitamin D IU 0IU Crab stick
Vitamin D µg 0µg Crab stick
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B1 0.038mg 0.03mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B2 0.122mg 0.08mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 18.756mg 0.62mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0.981mg 0.13mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 10µg 0µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.19µg 0.57µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K µg 0.4µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.316mg 0.075mg Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237mg 0.285mg Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3mg 0.23mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293mg 0.607mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59mg 0.707mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835mg 0.261mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101mg 0.26mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453mg 0.286mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83mg 0.156mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 60mg 20mg Crab stick
Trans Fat g 0.008g Skipjack tuna
Saturated Fat 0.42g 0.216g Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243g 0.275g Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 0.143g Skipjack tuna

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Skipjack tuna Crab stick
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
78
Skipjack tuna
12
Crab stick
Mineral Summary Score
43
Skipjack tuna
33
Crab stick

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
46%
Crab stick
Carbohydrates
0%
Skipjack tuna
15%
Crab stick
Fats
6%
Skipjack tuna
2%
Crab stick

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 482mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.204g)

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. Skipjack tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/nutrients
  2. Crab stick - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174203/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.