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Clam vs Surimi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Clam and Surimi different?

  • Clam has more Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Zinc, and Vitamin B3, however Surimi is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Clam covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 4054% more than Surimi.
  • Clam has 91 times more Manganese than Surimi. Clam has 1mg of Manganese, while Surimi has 0.011mg.
  • Surimi contains less Sodium.

Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat and Fish, surimi types were 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
Clam
6
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2
Surimi
Contains more Calcium +922.2%
Contains more Iron +980.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Potassium +460.7%
Contains more Zinc +727.3%
Contains more Copper +2050%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Contains more Calcium +922.2%
Contains more Iron +980.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Potassium +460.7%
Contains more Zinc +727.3%
Contains more Copper +2050%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%

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
Clam
9
:
2
Surimi
Contains more Vitamin A +750.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1928.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1424.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +871.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Contains more Folate +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +6080.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 35% 0% 0% 74% 38% 99% 63% 41% 26% 22% 12362% 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 +750.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1928.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1424.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +871.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Contains more Folate +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +6080.6%

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.
Clam Surimi
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clam Surimi Opinion
Net carbs 5.13g 6.85g Surimi
Protein 25.55g 15.18g Clam
Fats 1.95g 0.9g Clam
Carbs 5.13g 6.85g Surimi
Calories 148kcal 99kcal Clam
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Clam
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 92mg 9mg Clam
Iron 2.81mg 0.26mg Clam
Magnesium 18mg 43mg Surimi
Phosphorus 338mg 282mg Clam
Potassium 628mg 112mg Clam
Sodium 1202mg 143mg Surimi
Zinc 2.73mg 0.33mg Clam
Copper 0.688mg 0.032mg Clam
Vitamin A 570IU 67IU Clam
Vitamin E mg 0.63mg Surimi
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 22.1mg 0mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.02mg Clam
Vitamin B2 0.426mg 0.021mg Clam
Vitamin B3 3.354mg 0.22mg Clam
Vitamin B5 0.68mg 0.07mg Clam
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.03mg Clam
Folate 29µg 2µg Clam
Vitamin B12 98.89µg 1.6µg Clam
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Surimi
Tryptophan 0.286mg 0.092mg Clam
Threonine 1.099mg 0.734mg Clam
Isoleucine 1.112mg 0.709mg Clam
Leucine 1.798mg 1.202mg Clam
Lysine 1.909mg 1.387mg Clam
Methionine 0.576mg 0.515mg Clam
Phenylalanine 0.915mg 0.595mg Clam
Valine 1.116mg 0.77mg Clam
Histidine 0.49mg 0.35mg Clam
Cholesterol 67mg 30mg Surimi
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.188g 0.191g Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172g 0.149g Clam
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.443g Clam

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Clam 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
1063
Clam
20
Surimi
Mineral Summary Score
101
Clam
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
153%
Clam
91%
Surimi
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
7%
Surimi
Fats
9%
Clam
4%
Surimi

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 1059mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Clam
Clam is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clam
Clam is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Clam
Clam 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. Clam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171975/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.