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Sockeye salmon vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Sockeye salmon and Crab?

  • Sockeye salmon is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3 and Vitamin B2, yet Crab is higher in Vitamin D, Copper, Zinc and Selenium.
  • Sockeye salmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin D is 112% more.
  • Sockeye salmon has 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Crab. While Sockeye salmon has 0.827mg of Vitamin B6, Crab has only 0.156mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Sockeye salmon is lower.

We used Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Crab
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.7%
Contains more Calcium +727.3%
Contains more Copper +971.1%
Contains more Zinc +592.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.5
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 4% 39% 26% 26% 15% 131% 12%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 28% 23% 26% 272% 104% 101% 74%
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.7%
Contains more Calcium +727.3%
Contains more Copper +971.1%
Contains more Zinc +592.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.5
Equal in Magnesium - 36

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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Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +9550%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +582.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +268.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +430.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +85.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +628.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 12% 20% 501% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 559% 1% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 1% 37% 0% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 417% 1% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +9550%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +582.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +268.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +430.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +85.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +628.6%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
137
Sockeye salmon
56
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
34
Sockeye salmon
80
Crab

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 the food
Protein
159%
Sockeye salmon
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Crab
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
3%
Crab

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Sockeye salmon Crab
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Sockeye salmon Crab
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 471mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.768g)
Which food is cheaper?
Crab
Crab is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Sockeye salmon Crab Opinion
Calories 156 83 Sockeye salmon
Protein 26.48 17.88 Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57 0.74 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 0 3.3 Crab
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 61 97 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670 0 Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.52 0.5 Sockeye salmon
Calcium 11 91 Crab
Potassium 436 259 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 36 36
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.076 0.814 Crab
Zinc 0.55 3.81 Crab
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 305 234 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92 563 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A 193 2 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 16.7 0 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.157 0.023 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246 0.093 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123 2.747 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274 0.997 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827 0.156 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 4.47 3.33 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 0.3 Crab
Folate 7 51 Crab
Trans Fat 0.023 0.014 Crab
Saturated Fat 0.969 0.201 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864 0.129 Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327 0.258 Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.335 0.226 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247 0.727 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274 0.776 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185 1.307 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574 1.386 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858 0.452 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.708 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461 0.806 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711 0.393 Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0 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 of 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 - 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.