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Tuna vs Crab stick - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tuna and Crab stick?

  • Tuna is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2 and Iron, while Crab stick is higher in Vitamin A and Vitamin B5.
  • Tuna's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 430% higher.
  • Crab stick has 17 times less Vitamin B3 than Tuna. Tuna has 10.54mg of Vitamin B3, while Crab stick has 0.62mg.
  • Tuna is lower in Sodium.

We used Fish, tuna, fresh, bluefin, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi types in this comparison.

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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
Tuna
7
:
Contains more Iron +235.9%
Contains more Potassium +258.9%
Contains more Magnesium +48.8%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 50% 3% 29% 46% 37% 22% 140% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 8% 31% 11% 10% 121% 69%
Contains more Iron +235.9%
Contains more Potassium +258.9%
Contains more Magnesium +48.8%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +30%

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
Tuna
8
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +826.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +282.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1808.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 152% 0% 0% 70% 71% 198% 83% 122% 1361% 0% 2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 72% 1% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +826.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +282.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1808.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
171
Tuna
12
Crab stick
Mineral Summary Score
41
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 the food
Protein
179%
Tuna
46%
Crab stick
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
15%
Crab stick
Fats
29%
Tuna
2%
Crab stick

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 Crab stick
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna Crab stick
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 contains less Sugars?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 479mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna
Tuna is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.396g)

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 Crab stick Opinion
Calories 184 95 Tuna
Protein 29.91 7.62 Tuna
Fats 6.28 0.46 Tuna
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 15 Crab stick
Cholesterol 49 20 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Iron 1.31 0.39 Tuna
Calcium 10 13 Crab stick
Potassium 323 90 Tuna
Magnesium 64 43 Tuna
Sugars 6.25 Tuna
Fiber 0 0.5 Crab stick
Copper 0.11 0.032 Tuna
Zinc 0.77 0.33 Tuna
Starch 3.5 Crab stick
Phosphorus 326 282 Tuna
Sodium 50 529 Tuna
Vitamin A 2520 0 Tuna
Vitamin E 0.17 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.03 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.08 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 0.62 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 0 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.13 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 0.57 Tuna
Vitamin K 0.4 Crab stick
Folate 2 0 Tuna
Trans Fat 0.008 Tuna
Saturated Fat 1.612 0.216 Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 0.275 Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 0.143 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 0.075 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 0.285 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 0.23 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 0.607 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 0.707 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.261 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 0.26 Tuna
Valine 1.541 0.286 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.156 Tuna
Fructose 0.62 Crab stick

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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173707/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.