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

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

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to 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 Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills 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 food.
Protein
154%
Chinook salmon
91%
Surimi
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
7%
Surimi
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
4%
Surimi

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 is lower in Sugar?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in Sugar (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

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 to 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.