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Mussel vs Surimi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 226mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.659g)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (50)

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.
Mussel Surimi
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mussel Surimi
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
126
Mussel
9
Surimi
Mineral Summary Score
47
Mussel
20
Surimi

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
Mussel
6
:
2
Surimi
Contains more Iron +2484.6%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +139.3%
Contains more Copper +365.6%
Contains more Zinc +709.1%
Contains more Magnesium +16.2%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 282
Contains more Iron +2484.6%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +139.3%
Contains more Copper +365.6%
Contains more Zinc +709.1%
Contains more Magnesium +16.2%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 282

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
Mussel
8
:
2
Surimi
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +353.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +353.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1400%

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
143%
Mussel
91%
Surimi
Carbohydrates
7%
Mussel
7%
Surimi
Fats
21%
Mussel
4%
Surimi

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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 Mussel Surimi Opinion
Calories 172 99 Mussel
Protein 23.8 15.18 Mussel
Fats 4.48 0.9 Mussel
Vitamin C 13.6 0 Mussel
Carbs 7.39 6.85 Mussel
Cholesterol 56 30 Surimi
Vitamin D
Iron 6.72 0.26 Mussel
Calcium 33 9 Mussel
Potassium 268 112 Mussel
Magnesium 37 43 Surimi
Sugars 0 Surimi
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.149 0.032 Mussel
Zinc 2.67 0.33 Mussel
Starch
Phosphorus 285 282 Mussel
Sodium 369 143 Surimi
Vitamin A 304 67 Mussel
Vitamin E 0.63 Surimi
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.3 0.02 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.42 0.021 Mussel
Vitamin B3 3 0.22 Mussel
Vitamin B5 0.95 0.07 Mussel
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.03 Mussel
Vitamin B12 24 1.6 Mussel
Vitamin K 0.1 Surimi
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.85 0.191 Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 1.014 0.149 Mussel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.212 0.443 Mussel
Tryptophan 0.267 0.092 Mussel
Threonine 1.025 0.734 Mussel
Isoleucine 1.036 0.709 Mussel
Leucine 1.676 1.202 Mussel
Lysine 1.779 1.387 Mussel
Methionine 0.537 0.515 Mussel
Phenylalanine 0.853 0.595 Mussel
Valine 1.04 0.77 Mussel
Histidine 0.457 0.35 Mussel
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