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Cod vs Surimi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cod and Surimi

  • Cod is richer in Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Selenium, and Potassium, yet Surimi is richer in Vitamin B12, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B5 from Cod is 3059% higher.
  • Cod contains 9 times more Vitamin B3 than Surimi. Cod contains 2.063mg of Vitamin B3, while Surimi contains 0.22mg.

Food types used in this article are Fish, cod, Atlantic, raw and Fish, surimi.

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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
Cod
5
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3
Surimi
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +46.2%
Contains more Potassium +268.8%
Contains less Sodium -62.2%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.9%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 15% 23% 87% 37% 8% 13% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +46.2%
Contains more Potassium +268.8%
Contains less Sodium -62.2%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.9%
Contains more Copper +14.3%

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
Cod
9
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2
Surimi
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +209.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +837.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218471.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +716.7%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin A +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +75.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.63
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 13% 27% 4% 19% 15% 39% 9180% 57% 6% 114% 1%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +209.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +837.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218471.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +716.7%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin A +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +75.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.63
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod Surimi Opinion
Net carbs 0g 6.85g Surimi
Protein 17.81g 15.18g Cod
Fats 0.67g 0.9g Surimi
Carbs 0g 6.85g Surimi
Calories 82kcal 99kcal Surimi
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 9mg Cod
Iron 0.38mg 0.26mg Cod
Magnesium 32mg 43mg Surimi
Phosphorus 203mg 282mg Surimi
Potassium 413mg 112mg Cod
Sodium 54mg 143mg Cod
Zinc 0.45mg 0.33mg Cod
Copper 0.028mg 0.032mg Surimi
Vitamin A 40IU 67IU Surimi
Vitamin E 0.64mg 0.63mg Cod
Vitamin D 36IU IU Cod
Vitamin D 0.9µg µg Cod
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Cod
Vitamin B1 0.076mg 0.02mg Cod
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.021mg Cod
Vitamin B3 2.063mg 0.22mg Cod
Vitamin B5 153mg 0.07mg Cod
Vitamin B6 0.245mg 0.03mg Cod
Folate 7µg 2µg Cod
Vitamin B12 0.91µg 1.6µg Surimi
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.199mg 0.092mg Cod
Threonine 0.781mg 0.734mg Cod
Isoleucine 0.821mg 0.709mg Cod
Leucine 1.447mg 1.202mg Cod
Lysine 1.635mg 1.387mg Cod
Methionine 0.527mg 0.515mg Cod
Phenylalanine 0.695mg 0.595mg Cod
Valine 0.917mg 0.77mg Cod
Histidine 0.524mg 0.35mg Cod
Cholesterol 43mg 30mg Surimi
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.131g 0.191g Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 0.094g 0.149g Surimi
Polyunsaturated fat 0.231g 0.443g Surimi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod 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
790
Cod
20
Surimi
Mineral Summary Score
24
Cod
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
107%
Cod
91%
Surimi
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod
7%
Surimi
Fats
3%
Cod
4%
Surimi

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 89mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod
Cod is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cod
Cod is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Cod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171955/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.