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Crab stick vs Surimi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Crab stick and Surimi?

  • Crab stick is higher in Vitamin B6, however Surimi is richer in Vitamin B12, and Selenium.
  • Surimi's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 43% more.
  • Surimi contains 4 times less Vitamin B6 than Crab stick. Crab stick contains 0.13mg of Vitamin B6, while Surimi contains 0.03mg.
  • Surimi has less Sodium.

We used Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish, surimi types 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 +44.4%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +24.4%
Contains less Sodium -73%
Equal in Magnesium - 43
Equal in Phosphorus - 282
Equal in Zinc - 0.33
Equal in Copper - 0.032
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +24.4%
Contains less Sodium -73%
Equal in Magnesium - 43
Equal in Phosphorus - 282
Equal in Zinc - 0.33
Equal in Copper - 0.032

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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5
Surimi
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +270.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +180.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 0% 72% 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 B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +270.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +180.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Surimi Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 6.85g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 15.18g Surimi
Fats 0.46g 0.9g Surimi
Carbs 15g 6.85g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 99kcal Surimi
Starch 3.5g g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g 0g Surimi
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 9mg Crab stick
Iron 0.39mg 0.26mg Crab stick
Magnesium 43mg 43mg
Phosphorus 282mg 282mg
Potassium 90mg 112mg Surimi
Sodium 529mg 143mg Surimi
Zinc 0.33mg 0.33mg
Copper 0.032mg 0.032mg
Vitamin A 0IU 67IU Surimi
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.63mg Surimi
Vitamin D 0IU IU Crab stick
Vitamin D 0µg µg Crab stick
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.02mg Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.021mg Crab stick
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.22mg Crab stick
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.07mg Surimi
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.03mg Crab stick
Folate 0µg 2µg Surimi
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 1.6µg Surimi
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.1µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.092mg Surimi
Threonine 0.285mg 0.734mg Surimi
Isoleucine 0.23mg 0.709mg Surimi
Leucine 0.607mg 1.202mg Surimi
Lysine 0.707mg 1.387mg Surimi
Methionine 0.261mg 0.515mg Surimi
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 0.595mg Surimi
Valine 0.286mg 0.77mg Surimi
Histidine 0.156mg 0.35mg Surimi
Cholesterol 20mg 30mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g g Surimi
Saturated Fat 0.216g 0.191g Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 0.149g Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 0.443g Surimi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab stick Surimi
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
12
Crab stick
20
Surimi
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
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
46%
Crab stick
91%
Surimi
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
7%
Surimi
Fats
2%
Crab stick
4%
Surimi

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 386mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (50)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Crab stick - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174203/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.