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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
:
2
Surimi
Contains more Iron +980.8%
Contains more Calcium +922.2%
Contains more Potassium +460.7%
Contains more Copper +2050%
Contains more Zinc +727.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 106% 28% 56% 13% 230% 75% 145% 157%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 3% 10% 31% 11% 10% 121% 19%
Contains more Iron +980.8%
Contains more Calcium +922.2%
Contains more Potassium +460.7%
Contains more Copper +2050%
Contains more Zinc +727.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +750.7%
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 Vitamin B12 +6080.6%
Contains more Folate +1350%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 74% 35% 0% 0% 38% 99% 63% 41% 26% 12362% 0% 22%
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 +750.7%
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 Vitamin B12 +6080.6%
Contains more Folate +1350%

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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

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Clam 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 - 37mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 1059mg)
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.