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Tuna salad vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tuna salad and Crab different?

  • Tuna salad is higher in Vitamin B3, however Crab is richer in Vitamin B12, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Folate, Phosphorus and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Crab is 89% higher.
  • Tuna salad contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Crab. While Tuna salad contains 6.7mg of Vitamin B3, Crab contains only 2.747mg.
  • Tuna salad has less Sodium.

Fish, tuna salad and Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned are the varieties 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
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Crab
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +435.3%
Contains more Potassium +45.5%
Contains more Magnesium +89.5%
Contains more Copper +461.4%
Contains more Zinc +580.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 16% 14% 49% 16% 77% 53%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 28% 23% 26% 272% 104% 101% 74%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +435.3%
Contains more Potassium +45.5%
Contains more Magnesium +89.5%
Contains more Copper +461.4%
Contains more Zinc +580.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.5%

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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9
Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +4750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +283.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +177.5%
Contains more Folate +537.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 6% 0% 0% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 150% 0% 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 +4750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +283.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +177.5%
Contains more Folate +537.5%

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
29
Tuna salad
56
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
33
Tuna salad
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
96%
Tuna salad
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
0%
Crab
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
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.
Tuna salad Crab
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna salad Crab
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 84mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sodium (difference - 161mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.343g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in vitamins

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 Tuna salad Crab Opinion
Calories 187 83 Tuna salad
Protein 16.04 17.88 Crab
Fats 9.26 0.74 Tuna salad
Vitamin C 2.2 3.3 Crab
Carbs 9.41 0 Tuna salad
Cholesterol 13 97 Tuna salad
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Iron 1 0.5 Tuna salad
Calcium 17 91 Crab
Potassium 178 259 Crab
Magnesium 19 36 Crab
Sugars 0 Tuna salad
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.145 0.814 Crab
Zinc 0.56 3.81 Crab
Starch 0 Crab
Phosphorus 178 234 Crab
Sodium 402 563 Tuna salad
Vitamin A 97 2 Tuna salad
Vitamin E 1.84 Crab
Vitamin D 0 Crab
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.023 Tuna salad
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.093 Crab
Vitamin B3 6.7 2.747 Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.997 Crab
Vitamin B6 0.081 0.156 Crab
Vitamin B12 1.2 3.33 Crab
Vitamin K 0.3 Crab
Folate 8 51 Crab
Trans Fat 0.014 Tuna salad
Saturated Fat 1.544 0.201 Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887 0.129 Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122 0.258 Tuna salad
Tryptophan 0.18 0.226 Crab
Threonine 0.701 0.727 Crab
Isoleucine 0.739 0.776 Crab
Leucine 1.293 1.307 Crab
Lysine 1.457 1.386 Tuna salad
Methionine 0.47 0.452 Tuna salad
Phenylalanine 0.626 0.708 Crab
Valine 0.824 0.806 Tuna salad
Histidine 0.467 0.393 Tuna salad
Fructose 0 Crab

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. Tuna salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175160/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.