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Nutritional Profile of Crustaceans Blue Crab (Crab Cakes, Home Recipe)

We got 66 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Crustaceans Blue Crab (Crab Cakes, Home Recipe).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks well (Top 250) for 18 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks moderately (Top 500) for 19 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Finfish and Shellfish Products) shows that it ranks first-rate (Top 10) for three nutrients.

These are

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for two additional nutrients:

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Crustaceans Blue Crab (Crab Cakes, Home Recipe)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Crustaceans Blue Crab (Crab Cakes, Home Recipe)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Crustaceans Blue Crab (Crab Cakes, Home Recipe)

0.5%
7.5%
20.2%
71%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Crustaceans Blue Crab (Crab Cakes, Home Recipe)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Crustaceans Blue Crab (Crab Cakes, Home Recipe)

1.5%
2.8%
2.3%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Crustaceans Blue Crab (Crab Cakes, Home Recipe)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Crustaceans Blue Crab (Crab Cakes, Home Recipe)

In food category: Finfish and Shellfish Products

Carbohydrates (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
480 mg
136.1 mg
111
2461
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
2.8 g
799.5 mg
141
1378
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
2.3 g
643.5 mg
115
1055
Fatty Acids, total saturated
1.5 g
419.6 mg
156
1626
Total Lipid (Fat)
7.5 g
2.1 g
122
997
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
32 mg
9.1 mg
231
1118
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
956 mg
271 mg
130
1339
Stearic Acid (18:0)
491 mg
139.2 mg
81
1201
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
2.7 g
754.1 mg
101
1368
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
121 mg
34.3 mg
223
862
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
35 mg
9.9 mg
223
439
Polyunsaturated Fats (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Docosahexaenoic Acid, DHA (22:6 n-3)
216 mg
61.2 mg
197
236
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)
50 mg
14.2 mg
119
147
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
227 mg
64.4 mg
121
146
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
88 mg
24.9 mg
85
206
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
1.6 g
447.9 mg
65
1131
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
87 mg
24.7 mg
175
869
Parinaric Acid (18:4)
18 mg
5.1 mg
121
147
Amino Acids (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
1.1 g
323.2 mg
58
137
Arginine
1.7 g
490.4 mg
19
138
Aspartic Acid
2.1 g
589.7 mg
69
181
Cystine
239 mg
67.8 mg
57
257
Glutamic Acid
3.4 g
963.9 mg
50
302
Glycine
1.2 g
334.5 mg
31
141
Histidine
414 mg
117.4 mg
159
612
Isoleucine
996 mg
282.4 mg
40
116
Leucine
1.6 g
459.3 mg
61
183
Lysine
1.7 g
490.4 mg
72
182
Methionine
569 mg
161.3 mg
113
401
Phenylalanine
870 mg
246.6 mg
70
227
Proline
676 mg
191.6 mg
134
480
Serine
841 mg
238.4 mg
83
270
Threonine
828 mg
234.7 mg
90
268
Tryptophan
281 mg
79.7 mg
35
184
Tyrosine
682 mg
193.3 mg
105
391
Valine
980 mg
277.8 mg
55
156
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
20.2 g
5.7 g
93
347
Water-soluble Vitamins (11)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
61 µg
17.3 µg
9
394
Folate, food
42 µg
11.9 µg
14
247
Folate, total
53 µg
15 µg
9
331
Folic Acid
12 µg
3.4 µg
8
253
Niacin
2.9 mg
822.1 µg
214
1108
Pantothenic Acid
500 µg
141.7 µg
71
691
Riboflavin
80 µg
22.7 µg
185
731
Thiamin
90 µg
25.5 µg
140
794
Vitamin B12
5.9 µg
1.7 µg
72
220
Vitamin B6
170 µg
48.2 µg
222
811
Vitamin C
2.8 mg
793.8 µg
42
595
Fat-soluble Vitamins (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Retinol
53 µg
15 µg
83
427
Vitamin A, IU
252 IU
71.4 IU
33
790
Vitamin A, RAE
57 µg
16.2 µg
80
654
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
105 mg
29.8 mg
32
440
Copper, Cu
610 µg
172.9 µg
61
316
Iron, Fe
1.1 mg
306.2 µg
138
813
Magnesium, Mg
33 mg
9.4 mg
58
303
Manganese, Mn
190 µg
53.9 µg
35
840
Phosphorus, P
213 mg
60.4 mg
162
451
Potassium, K
324 mg
91.9 mg
171
574
Selenium, Se
40.7 µg
11.5 µg
120
284
Sodium, Na
330 mg
93.6 mg
199
819
Zinc, Zn
4.1 mg
1.2 mg
31
504
Other Micronutrients (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
150 mg
42.5 mg
35
231
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
71 g
20.1 g
106
1016
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
2.1 g
595.3 mg
36
450
Kcal (Energy)
155 kcal
43.9 kcal
111
533
KJ (Energy)
649 kj
184 kj
55
542
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of crustaceans blue crab (crab cakes, home recipe) with 66 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Crustaceans Blue Crab (Crab Cakes, Home Recipe)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Cake60.0 g2.1 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of crustaceans blue crab (crab cakes, home recipe)

3 Similar Finfish or Shellfish Products

Explore the nutrient content of similar finfish and shellfish products below by clicking on their names.

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Blue CrabNo of
Nutrients
(Crustaceans)
80
(Crustaceans, Moist Heat)
90
(Crustaceans)
61
Figure 5. Similar finfish and shellfish products 1 to 3.

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