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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
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.7%
Contains more Calcium +727.3%
Contains more Zinc +592.7%
Contains more Copper +971.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.5
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Contains more Potassium +68.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.7%
Contains more Calcium +727.3%
Contains more Zinc +592.7%
Contains more Copper +971.1%
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 E +85.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
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 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 1%
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 E +85.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%

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
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sockeye salmon Crab Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 26.48g 17.88g Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57g 0.74g Sockeye salmon
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 156kcal 83kcal Sockeye salmon
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 0g 0g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 91mg Crab
Iron 0.52mg 0.5mg Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 36mg 36mg
Phosphorus 305mg 234mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 436mg 259mg Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92mg 563mg Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.55mg 3.81mg Crab
Copper 0.076mg 0.814mg Crab
Vitamin A 193IU 2IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99mg 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin D 670IU 0IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7µg 0µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 3.3mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.157mg 0.023mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246mg 0.093mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123mg 2.747mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274mg 0.997mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827mg 0.156mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 7µg 51µg Crab
Vitamin B12 4.47µg 3.33µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.3µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.335mg 0.226mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247mg 0.727mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274mg 0.776mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185mg 1.307mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574mg 1.386mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858mg 0.452mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.708mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461mg 0.806mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711mg 0.393mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 61mg 97mg Sockeye salmon
Trans Fat 0.023g 0.014g Crab
Saturated Fat 0.969g 0.201g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864g 0.129g Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327g 0.258g Sockeye salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sockeye salmon Crab
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
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 food.
Protein
159%
Sockeye salmon
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Crab
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
3%
Crab

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 471mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

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 - 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.