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Crab nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Crab

Crab
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)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
83
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)
1 oz (28.35 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.
9.9 (acidic)
88% Cholesterol
83% Sodium
83% Copper
79% Vitamin B12
77% Selenium
Explanation: The given food contains more Cholesterol than 88% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Cholesterol than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Sodium, Copper, Vitamin B12, and Selenium.

Crab 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 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272% 10% 234% 45%
Calcium: 91 mg of 1,000 mg 9%
Iron: 0.5 mg of 8 mg 6%
Magnesium: 36 mg of 420 mg 9%
Phosphorus: 234 mg of 700 mg 33%
Potassium: 259 mg of 3,400 mg 8%
Sodium: 563 mg of 2,300 mg 24%
Zinc: 3.81 mg of 11 mg 35%
Copper: 0.814 mg of 1 mg 90%
Manganese: 0.074 mg of 2 mg 3%
Selenium: 42.9 µg of 55 µg 78%
Choline: 80.9 mg of 550 mg 15%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
563 mg
TOP 17%
Copper
0.814 mg
TOP 17%
Selenium
42.9 µg
TOP 23%
Calcium
91 mg
TOP 24%
Zinc
3.81 mg
TOP 25%
Phosphorus
234 mg
TOP 26%
Magnesium
36 mg
TOP 28%
Potassium
259 mg
TOP 46%
Choline
80.9 mg
TOP 56%
Manganese
0.074 mg
TOP 63%
Iron
0.5 mg
TOP 77%

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 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 1%
Vitamin A: 2 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 1.84 mg of 15 mg 12%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 3.3 mg of 90 mg 4%
Vitamin B1: 0.023 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.093 mg of 1 mg 7%
Vitamin B3: 2.747 mg of 16 mg 17%
Vitamin B5: 0.997 mg of 5 mg 20%
Vitamin B6: 0.156 mg of 1 mg 12%
Folate: 51 µg of 400 µg 13%
Vitamin B12: 3.33 µg of 2 µg 139%
Vitamin K: 0.3 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B12
3.33 µg
TOP 21%
Vitamin C
3.3 mg
TOP 32%
Folate
51 µg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B5
0.997 mg
TOP 35%
Vitamin E
1.84 mg
TOP 41%
Vitamin B3
2.747 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B6
0.156 mg
TOP 54%
Vitamin B2
0.093 mg
TOP 70%
Vitamin A
2 IU
TOP 73%
Vitamin K
0.3 µg
TOP 84%
Vitamin B1
0.023 mg
TOP 85%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

18% 80% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 36%
17.88 g of 50 g
36%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.74 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
79.69 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
1.69 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 243% 208% 167% 144% 198% 130% 122% 133% 169%
Tryptophan: 226 mg of 280 mg 81%
Threonine: 727 mg of 1,050 mg 69%
Isoleucine: 776 mg of 1,400 mg 55%
Leucine: 1307 mg of 2,730 mg 48%
Lysine: 1386 mg of 2,100 mg 66%
Methionine: 452 mg of 1,050 mg 43%
Phenylalanine: 708 mg of 1,750 mg 40%
Valine: 806 mg of 1,820 mg 44%
Histidine: 393 mg of 700 mg 56%

Fat type information

0.201% 0.129% 0.258%
Saturated Fat: 0.201 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.129 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.258 g

All nutrients for Crab per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 75% 0g N/A Chocolate
Protein 43% 29% 17.88g 6.3 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 1% 77% 0.74g 45 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 0% 100% 0g N/A Rice
Calories 4% 77% 83kcal 1.8 times more than Orange Orange
Starch 0% 100% 0g N/A Potato
Fructose 0% 100% 0g N/A Apple
Sugar N/A 100% 0g N/A Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A Orange
Calcium 9% 24% 91mg 1.4 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 6% 77% 0.5mg 5.2 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 9% 28% 36mg 3.9 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 33% 26% 234mg 1.3 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 8% 46% 259mg 1.8 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 24% 17% 563mg 1.1 times more than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 35% 25% 3.81mg 1.7 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 90% 17% 0.81mg 5.7 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 73% 2IU 8353 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin E 12% 41% 1.84mg 1.3 times more than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 4% 32% 3.3mg 16.1 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 2% 85% 0.02mg 11.6 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 7% 70% 0.09mg 1.4 times less than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 17% 52% 2.75mg 3.5 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 20% 35% 1mg 1.1 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 12% 54% 0.16mg 1.3 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 13% 34% 51µg 1.2 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 139% 21% 3.33µg 4.8 times more than Pork Pork
Vitamin K 0% 84% 0.3µg 338.7 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 61% 0.23mg 1.3 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 68% 0.73mg Equal to Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 68% 0.78mg 1.2 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 69% 1.31mg 1.9 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 68% 1.39mg 3.1 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 67% 0.45mg 4.7 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 68% 0.71mg 1.1 times more than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 69% 0.81mg 2.5 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 71% 0.39mg 1.9 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 32% 12% 97mg 3.8 times less than Egg Egg
Trans Fat N/A 70% 0.01g 1063.6 times less than Margarine Margarine
Saturated Fat 1% 77% 0.2g 29.3 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 80% 0.13g 76 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 74% 0.26g 182.8 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 83
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
32%
Cholesterol 97mg
24%
Sodium 563mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 18g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 91mg 9%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 259mg 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
limit break
 ⓘ 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.
Source
No Trans Fats
limit break
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ 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.
Source
Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Source
Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ 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.
Source

Crab nutrition infographic

Crab nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. 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/171966/nutrients

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