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Crab vs Surimi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Crab and Surimi

  • The amount of Copper, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Folate, and Vitamin B6 in Crab is higher than in Surimi.
  • Crab covers your daily Copper needs 87% more than Surimi.
  • Surimi has 26 times less Folate than Crab. Crab has 51µg of Folate, while Surimi has 2µg.
  • Surimi contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned 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
Crab
5
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3
Surimi
Contains more Calcium +911.1%
Contains more Iron +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains more Zinc +1054.5%
Contains more Copper +2443.8%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -74.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Contains more Calcium +911.1%
Contains more Iron +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains more Zinc +1054.5%
Contains more Copper +2443.8%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -74.6%

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
Crab
11
:
1
Surimi
Contains more Vitamin E +192.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1148.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1324.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +420%
Contains more Folate +2450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +3250%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 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 E +192.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1148.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1324.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +420%
Contains more Folate +2450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +3250%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Surimi Opinion
Net carbs 0g 6.85g Surimi
Protein 17.88g 15.18g Crab
Fats 0.74g 0.9g Surimi
Carbs 0g 6.85g Surimi
Calories 83kcal 99kcal Surimi
Starch 0g g Crab
Fructose 0g g Crab
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 91mg 9mg Crab
Iron 0.5mg 0.26mg Crab
Magnesium 36mg 43mg Surimi
Phosphorus 234mg 282mg Surimi
Potassium 259mg 112mg Crab
Sodium 563mg 143mg Surimi
Zinc 3.81mg 0.33mg Crab
Copper 0.814mg 0.032mg Crab
Vitamin A 2IU 67IU Surimi
Vitamin E 1.84mg 0.63mg Crab
Vitamin D 0IU IU Crab
Vitamin D 0µg µg Crab
Vitamin C 3.3mg 0mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.02mg Crab
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.021mg Crab
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 0.22mg Crab
Vitamin B5 0.997mg 0.07mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156mg 0.03mg Crab
Folate 51µg 2µg Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 1.6µg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.1µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.226mg 0.092mg Crab
Threonine 0.727mg 0.734mg Surimi
Isoleucine 0.776mg 0.709mg Crab
Leucine 1.307mg 1.202mg Crab
Lysine 1.386mg 1.387mg Surimi
Methionine 0.452mg 0.515mg Surimi
Phenylalanine 0.708mg 0.595mg Crab
Valine 0.806mg 0.77mg Crab
Histidine 0.393mg 0.35mg Crab
Cholesterol 97mg 30mg Surimi
Trans Fat 0.014g g Surimi
Saturated Fat 0.201g 0.191g Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129g 0.149g Surimi
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258g 0.443g Surimi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab 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
56
Crab
20
Surimi
Mineral Summary Score
80
Crab
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%
Crab
91%
Surimi
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab
7%
Surimi
Fats
3%
Crab
4%
Surimi

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 420mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 67mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171966/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.