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Tuna vs Surimi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna Surimi
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
90
Tuna
9
Surimi
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tuna
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
Tuna
8
:
0
Surimi
Contains more Iron +403.8%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Magnesium +48.8%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Contains less Sodium -65%
Equal in Calcium - 9
Contains more Iron +403.8%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Magnesium +48.8%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Contains less Sodium -65%
Equal in Calcium - 9

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
Tuna
7
:
2
Surimi
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
179%
Tuna
91%
Surimi
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
7%
Surimi
Fats
29%
Tuna
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 Tuna Surimi Opinion
Calories 184 99 Tuna
Protein 29.91 15.18 Tuna
Fats 6.28 0.9 Tuna
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 6.85 Surimi
Cholesterol 49 30 Surimi
Vitamin D
Iron 1.31 0.26 Tuna
Calcium 10 9 Tuna
Potassium 323 112 Tuna
Magnesium 64 43 Tuna
Sugars 0 Surimi
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.032 Tuna
Zinc 0.77 0.33 Tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 326 282 Tuna
Sodium 50 143 Tuna
Vitamin A 2520 67 Tuna
Vitamin E 0.63 Surimi
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.02 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.021 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 0.22 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 0.07 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.03 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 1.6 Tuna
Vitamin K 0.1 Surimi
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.612 0.191 Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 0.149 Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 0.443 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 0.092 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 0.734 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 0.709 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 1.202 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 1.387 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.515 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 0.595 Tuna
Valine 1.541 0.77 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.35 Tuna
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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