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Chinook salmon vs Surimi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinook salmon and Surimi different?

  • Chinook salmon has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A and Phosphorus than Surimi.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 from Chinook salmon is 61% higher.
  • Chinook salmon contains 17 times more Saturated Fat than Surimi. While Chinook salmon contains 3.214g of Saturated Fat, Surimi contains only 0.191g.

Fish, salmon, chinook, cooked, dry heat and Fish, surimi are the varieties used in this article.

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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
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Surimi
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Calcium +211.1%
Contains more Potassium +350.9%
Contains more Magnesium +183.7%
Contains more Copper +65.6%
Contains more Zinc +69.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.6%
Contains less Sodium -58%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 35% 9% 45% 88% 18% 16% 159% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 3% 10% 31% 11% 10% 121% 19%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Calcium +211.1%
Contains more Potassium +350.9%
Contains more Magnesium +183.7%
Contains more Copper +65.6%
Contains more Zinc +69.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.6%
Contains less Sodium -58%

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
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Surimi
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +640.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4465.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1440%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +79.4%
Contains more Folate +1650%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 30% 0% 0% 11% 36% 189% 52% 107% 359% 0% 27%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 5% 13% 0% 5% 5% 5% 5% 7% 200% 1% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +640.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4465.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1440%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +79.4%
Contains more Folate +1650%

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
68
Chinook salmon
20
Surimi
Mineral Summary Score
47
Chinook salmon
27
Surimi

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
154%
Chinook salmon
91%
Surimi
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
7%
Surimi
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
4%
Surimi

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $11)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 83mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in vitamins

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 Chinook salmon Surimi Opinion
Calories 231 99 Chinook salmon
Protein 25.72 15.18 Chinook salmon
Fats 13.38 0.9 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 4.1 0 Chinook salmon
Carbs 0 6.85 Surimi
Cholesterol 85 30 Surimi
Vitamin D
Iron 0.91 0.26 Chinook salmon
Calcium 28 9 Chinook salmon
Potassium 505 112 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 122 43 Chinook salmon
Sugars 0 Chinook salmon
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.053 0.032 Chinook salmon
Zinc 0.56 0.33 Chinook salmon
Starch
Phosphorus 371 282 Chinook salmon
Sodium 60 143 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 496 67 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E 0.63 Surimi
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.02 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B2 0.154 0.021 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 10.045 0.22 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865 0.07 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 0.462 0.03 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 2.87 1.6 Chinook salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 Surimi
Folate 35 2 Chinook salmon
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.214 0.191 Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742 0.149 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662 0.443 Chinook salmon
Tryptophan 0.288 0.092 Chinook salmon
Threonine 1.127 0.734 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 1.185 0.709 Chinook salmon
Leucine 2.09 1.202 Chinook salmon
Lysine 2.362 1.387 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.761 0.515 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 1.004 0.595 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.325 0.77 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.757 0.35 Chinook salmon
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chinook salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171999/nutrients
  2. Surimi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173702/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.