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Sockeye salmon vs Crab meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sockeye salmon and Crab meat

  • Sockeye salmon has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1, however Crab meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Zinc, and Folate.
  • Crab meat covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 293% more than Sockeye salmon.
  • Sockeye salmon has 8 times more Vitamin B3 than Crab meat. While Sockeye salmon has 10.123mg of Vitamin B3, Crab meat has only 1.34mg.
  • Sockeye salmon has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat 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 more Potassium +66.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Calcium +436.4%
Contains more Iron +46.2%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +1285.5%
Contains more Copper +1455.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 280
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 29% 45% 120% 24% 140% 208% 394%
Contains more Potassium +66.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Calcium +436.4%
Contains more Iron +46.2%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +1285.5%
Contains more Copper +1455.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 280

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 +565.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +196.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +347.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +655.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +359.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +157.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 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 +565.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +196.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +347.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +655.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +359.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +157.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sockeye salmon Crab meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 26.48g 19.35g Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57g 1.54g Sockeye salmon
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 156kcal 97kcal Sockeye salmon
Starch 0g g Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0g g Sockeye salmon
Sugar 0g g Crab meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 59mg Crab meat
Iron 0.52mg 0.76mg Crab meat
Magnesium 36mg 63mg Crab meat
Phosphorus 305mg 280mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 436mg 262mg Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92mg 1072mg Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.55mg 7.62mg Crab meat
Copper 0.076mg 1.182mg Crab meat
Vitamin A 193IU 29IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99mg mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670IU IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7µg µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 7.6mg Crab meat
Vitamin B1 0.157mg 0.053mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246mg 0.055mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123mg 1.34mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274mg 0.4mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827mg 0.18mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 7µg 51µg Crab meat
Vitamin B12 4.47µg 11.5µg Crab meat
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.335mg 0.269mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247mg 0.783mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274mg 0.938mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185mg 1.536mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574mg 1.684mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858mg 0.545mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.817mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461mg 0.91mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711mg 0.393mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 61mg 53mg Crab meat
Trans Fat 0.023g g Crab meat
Saturated Fat 0.969g 0.133g Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864g 0.185g Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327g 0.536g Sockeye salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sockeye salmon 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
137
Sockeye salmon
135
Crab meat
Mineral Summary Score
34
Sockeye salmon
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
159%
Sockeye salmon
116%
Crab meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Crab meat
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
7%
Crab meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 980mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon 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 Cholesterol?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.836g)
Which food is cheaper?
Crab meat
Crab meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.