Surimi vs Tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
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Surimi vs Tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 93mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.421g)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $3)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
9
Surimi
90
Tuna
Mineral Summary Score
20
Surimi
30
Tuna

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
Surimi
0
:
8
Tuna
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +403.8%
Contains more Magnesium +48.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains less Sodium -65%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +403.8%
Contains more Magnesium +48.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains less Sodium -65%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +243.8%

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
Surimi
2
:
7
Tuna
Contains more Vitamin A +3661.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1357.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4690.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1857.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +580%
Contains more Vitamin A +3661.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1357.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4690.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1857.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +580%

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
91%
Surimi
179%
Tuna
Carbohydrates
7%
Surimi
0%
Tuna
Fats
4%
Surimi
29%
Tuna

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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 Surimi Tuna Opinion
Protein 15.18 29.91 Tuna
Fats 0.9 6.28 Tuna
Carbs 6.85 0 Surimi
Calories 99 184 Tuna
Starch
Sugars 0 Surimi
Fiber 0 0
Calcium 9 10 Tuna
Iron 0.26 1.31 Tuna
Magnesium 43 64 Tuna
Phosphorus 282 326 Tuna
Potassium 112 323 Tuna
Sodium 143 50 Tuna
Zinc 0.33 0.77 Tuna
Copper 0.032 0.11 Tuna
Vitamin A 67 2520 Tuna
Vitamin E 0.63 Surimi
Vitamin D
Vitamin D
Vitamin C 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.278 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.306 Tuna
Vitamin B3 0.22 10.54 Tuna
Vitamin B5 0.07 1.37 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.03 0.525 Tuna
Vitamin B12 1.6 10.88 Tuna
Vitamin K 0.1 Surimi
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Tryptophan 0.092 0.335 Tuna
Threonine 0.734 1.311 Tuna
Isoleucine 0.709 1.378 Tuna
Leucine 1.202 2.431 Tuna
Lysine 1.387 2.747 Tuna
Methionine 0.515 0.885 Tuna
Phenylalanine 0.595 1.168 Tuna
Valine 0.77 1.541 Tuna
Histidine 0.35 0.88 Tuna
Cholesterol 30 49 Surimi
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.191 1.612 Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149 2.053 Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443 1.844 Tuna
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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