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Flour vs. Crab — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Flour and Crab

  • Flour has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B2, and Manganese, however, Crab is richer in Vitamin B12, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Crab's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 139% more.
  • Flour contains 34 times more Vitamin B1 than Crab. Flour contains 0.785mg of Vitamin B1, while Crab contains 0.023mg.
  • Flour contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached and Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Flour
3
:
7
Crab
Contains more Iron +828%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Manganese +821.6%
Contains more Calcium +506.7%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +142.1%
Contains more Zinc +444.3%
Contains more Copper +465.3%
Contains more Selenium +26.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 174% 16% 47% 10% 1% 20% 48% 89% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272% 10% 234%
Contains more Iron +828%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Manganese +821.6%
Contains more Calcium +506.7%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +142.1%
Contains more Zinc +444.3%
Contains more Copper +465.3%
Contains more Selenium +26.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Flour
4
:
7
Crab
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3313%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +431.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.9%
Contains more Folate +258.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2966.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +677.9%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 197% 114% 111% 27% 11% 138% 0% 6% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 45% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3313%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +431.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.9%
Contains more Folate +258.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2966.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +677.9%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Flour
2
:
3
Crab
Contains more Fats +32.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +73.1%
Contains more Water +568.5%
Contains more Other +267.4%
10% 76% 12%
Protein: 10.33 g
Fats: 0.98 g
Carbs: 76.31 g
Water: 11.92 g
Other: 0.46 g
18% 80% 2%
Protein: 17.88 g
Fats: 0.74 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.69 g
Other: 1.69 g
Contains more Fats +32.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +73.1%
Contains more Water +568.5%
Contains more Other +267.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Flour
2
:
1
Crab
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +60.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +48.3%
24% 13% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.155 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.087 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.413 g
34% 22% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.201 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.129 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.258 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +60.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +48.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Flour Crab
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flour Crab Opinion
Net carbs 73.61g 0g Flour
Protein 10.33g 17.88g Crab
Fats 0.98g 0.74g Flour
Carbs 76.31g 0g Flour
Calories 364kcal 83kcal Flour
Sugar 0.27g 0g Crab
Fiber 2.7g 0g Flour
Calcium 15mg 91mg Crab
Iron 4.64mg 0.5mg Flour
Magnesium 22mg 36mg Crab
Phosphorus 108mg 234mg Crab
Potassium 107mg 259mg Crab
Sodium 2mg 563mg Flour
Zinc 0.7mg 3.81mg Crab
Copper 0.144mg 0.814mg Crab
Manganese 0.682mg 0.074mg Flour
Selenium 33.9µg 42.9µg Crab
Vitamin A 0IU 2IU Crab
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Crab
Vitamin E 0.06mg 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin C 0mg 3.3mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.785mg 0.023mg Flour
Vitamin B2 0.494mg 0.093mg Flour
Vitamin B3 5.904mg 2.747mg Flour
Vitamin B5 0.438mg 0.997mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.156mg Crab
Folate 183µg 51µg Flour
Vitamin B12 0µg 3.33µg Crab
Choline 10.4mg 80.9mg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.3µg
Tryptophan 0.127mg 0.226mg Crab
Threonine 0.281mg 0.727mg Crab
Isoleucine 0.357mg 0.776mg Crab
Leucine 0.71mg 1.307mg Crab
Lysine 0.228mg 1.386mg Crab
Methionine 0.183mg 0.452mg Crab
Phenylalanine 0.52mg 0.708mg Crab
Valine 0.415mg 0.806mg Crab
Histidine 0.23mg 0.393mg Crab
Cholesterol 0mg 97mg Flour
Trans Fat 0.014g Flour
Saturated Fat 0.155g 0.201g Flour
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.067g Crab
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.101g Crab
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.009g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.129g Crab
Polyunsaturated fat 0.413g 0.258g Flour
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Crab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Flour Crab
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
46%
Flour
56%
Crab
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
59%
Flour
89%
Crab

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Flour
Flour contains less Sodium (difference - 561mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flour
Flour is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flour
Flour is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flour
Flour is cheaper (difference - $11)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crab
Crab is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.27g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Flour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168894/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.