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Crab meat nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, cooked, moist heat
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Crab meat

Crab meat
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
The food is assumed to have 0 or no glycemic index bason on the fact that it has no carbs and that foods with 0 carbs have no glycemic index
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
0 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 97
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 0 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 3 oz (85 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral. 11.9 (acidic)
TOP 5% Sodium ⓘHigher in Sodium content than 95% of foods
TOP 12% Zinc ⓘHigher in Zinc content than 88% of foods
TOP 15% Vitamin B12 ⓘHigher in Vitamin B12 content than 85% of foods
TOP 16% Copper ⓘHigher in Copper content than 84% of foods
TOP 18% Phosphorus ⓘHigher in Phosphorus content than 82% of foods

Crab meat calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 97
Calories in 1 leg 130 134 g
Calories in 3 oz 82 85 g

Crab meat Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
The food is assumed to have 0 or no glycemic index bason on the fact that it has no carbs and that foods with 0 carbs have no glycemic index
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
0

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 18% 29% 45% 120% 24% 140% 208% 394% 6% 219% 0%
Calcium: 59 mg of 1,000 mg 6%
Iron: 0.76 mg of 8 mg 10%
Magnesium: 63 mg of 420 mg 15%
Phosphorus: 280 mg of 700 mg 40%
Potassium: 262 mg of 3,400 mg 8%
Sodium: 1072 mg of 2,300 mg 47%
Zinc: 7.62 mg of 11 mg 69%
Copper: 1.182 mg of 1 mg 131%
Manganese: 0.04 mg of 2 mg 2%
Selenium: 40 µg of 55 µg 73%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
1072 mg
TOP 5%
Zinc
7.62 mg
TOP 12%
Copper
1.182 mg
TOP 16%
Phosphorus
280 mg
TOP 18%
Magnesium
63 mg
TOP 19%
Selenium
40 µg
TOP 24%
Calcium
59 mg
TOP 31%
Potassium
262 mg
TOP 45%
Iron
0.76 mg
TOP 68%
Manganese
0.04 mg
TOP 68%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 26% 14% 13% 26% 24% 42% 39% 1438% 0%
Vitamin A: 29 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 7.6 mg of 90 mg 8%
Vitamin B1: 0.053 mg of 1 mg 4%
Vitamin B2: 0.055 mg of 1 mg 4%
Vitamin B3: 1.34 mg of 16 mg 8%
Vitamin B5: 0.4 mg of 5 mg 8%
Vitamin B6: 0.18 mg of 1 mg 14%
Folate: 51 µg of 400 µg 13%
Vitamin B12: 11.5 µg of 2 µg 479%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B12
11.5 µg
TOP 15%
Vitamin C
7.6 mg
TOP 27%
Folate
51 µg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B6
0.18 mg
TOP 51%
Vitamin A
29 IU
TOP 55%
Vitamin B3
1.34 mg
TOP 64%
Vitamin B5
0.4 mg
TOP 65%
Vitamin B1
0.053 mg
TOP 70%
Vitamin B2
0.055 mg
TOP 80%

Macronutrients chart

20% 2% 76% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 39%
19.35 g of 50 g
39%
Fats:
Daily Value: 2%
1.54 g of 65 g
2%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
77.55 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
1.56 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 289% 224% 201% 169% 241% 156% 141% 150% 169%
Tryptophan: 269 mg of 280 mg 96%
Threonine: 783 mg of 1,050 mg 75%
Isoleucine: 938 mg of 1,400 mg 67%
Leucine: 1536 mg of 2,730 mg 56%
Lysine: 1684 mg of 2,100 mg 80%
Methionine: 545 mg of 1,050 mg 52%
Phenylalanine: 817 mg of 1,750 mg 47%
Valine: 910 mg of 1,820 mg 50%
Histidine: 393 mg of 700 mg 56%

Fat type information

16% 22% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.133 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.185 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.536 g

All nutrients for Crab meat per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 97kcal 5% 74% 2.1 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 19.35g 46% 26% 6.9 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 1.54g 2% 70% 21.6 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 7.6mg 8% 27% 7 times less than LemonLemon
Net carbs 0g N/A 75% N/AChocolate
Carbs 0g 0% 100% N/ARice
Cholesterol 53mg 18% 36% 7 times less than EggEgg
Iron 0.76mg 10% 68% 3.4 times less than BeefBeef
Calcium 59mg 6% 31% 2.1 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 262mg 8% 45% 1.8 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 63mg 15% 19% 2.2 times less than AlmondAlmond
Fiber 0g 0% 100% N/AOrange
Copper 1.18mg 131% 16% 8.3 times more than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 7.62mg 69% 12% 1.2 times more than BeefBeef
Phosphorus 280mg 40% 18% 1.5 times more than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 1072mg 47% 5% 2.2 times more than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 29IU 1% 55% 576.1 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 9µg 1% 52%
Selenium 40µg 73% 24%
Manganese 0.04mg 2% 68%
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 4% 70% 5 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 4% 80% 2.4 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 1.34mg 8% 64% 7.1 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 8% 65% 2.8 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 14% 51% 1.5 times more than OatOat
Vitamin B12 11.5µg 479% 15% 16.4 times more than PorkPork
Folate 51µg 13% 34% 1.2 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.13g 1% 80% 44.3 times less than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 0.19g N/A 78% 53 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.54g N/A 60% 88 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.27mg 0% 54% 1.1 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 0.78mg 0% 66% 1.1 times more than BeefBeef
Isoleucine 0.94mg 0% 61% Equal to Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 1.54mg 0% 65% 1.6 times less than TunaTuna
Lysine 1.68mg 0% 63% 3.7 times more than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.55mg 0% 62% 5.7 times more than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.82mg 0% 63% 1.2 times more than EggEgg
Valine 0.91mg 0% 66% 2.2 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.39mg 0% 71% 1.9 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0.3g N/A 33% 2.3 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0.12g N/A 35% 12.4 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.03g N/A 36% 5.5 times less than SalmonSalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 97
% Daily Value*
3%
Total Fat 2g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
18%
Cholesterol 53mg
0%
Sodium 1,072mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 19g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 59mg 6%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 262mg 8%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
limit break
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Crab meat nutrition infographic

Crab meat nutrition infographic
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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. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174202/nutrients

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