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Gefilte fish vs Surimi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Gefilte fish and Surimi different?

  • Gefilte fish is higher in Iron, and Copper, however Surimi is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Surimi is 32% higher.
  • Gefilte fish contains 10 times more Iron than Surimi. While Gefilte fish contains 2.48mg of Iron, Surimi contains only 0.26mg.
  • Surimi has less Sodium.

Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe and Fish, surimi are the varieties 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
Contains more Calcium +155.6%
Contains more Iron +853.8%
Contains more Zinc +148.5%
Contains more Copper +509.4%
Contains more Magnesium +377.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +286.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Contains more Calcium +155.6%
Contains more Iron +853.8%
Contains more Zinc +148.5%
Contains more Copper +509.4%
Contains more Magnesium +377.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +286.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%

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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Surimi
Contains more Vitamin A +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 3% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 3% 105% 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 +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gefilte fish Surimi Opinion
Net carbs 7.41g 6.85g Gefilte fish
Protein 9.07g 15.18g Surimi
Fats 1.73g 0.9g Gefilte fish
Carbs 7.41g 6.85g Gefilte fish
Calories 84kcal 99kcal Surimi
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Gefilte fish
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 23mg 9mg Gefilte fish
Iron 2.48mg 0.26mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 9mg 43mg Surimi
Phosphorus 73mg 282mg Surimi
Potassium 91mg 112mg Surimi
Sodium 524mg 143mg Surimi
Zinc 0.82mg 0.33mg Gefilte fish
Copper 0.195mg 0.032mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin A 89IU 67IU Gefilte fish
Vitamin E mg 0.63mg Surimi
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0.8mg 0mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.02mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.021mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.22mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.07mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.03mg Gefilte fish
Folate 3µg 2µg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B12 0.84µg 1.6µg Surimi
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Surimi
Tryptophan 0.086mg 0.092mg Surimi
Threonine 0.488mg 0.734mg Surimi
Isoleucine 0.486mg 0.709mg Surimi
Leucine 0.81mg 1.202mg Surimi
Lysine 0.842mg 1.387mg Surimi
Methionine 0.255mg 0.515mg Surimi
Phenylalanine 0.493mg 0.595mg Surimi
Valine 0.548mg 0.77mg Surimi
Histidine 0.261mg 0.35mg Surimi
Cholesterol 30mg 30mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.412g 0.191g Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.824g 0.149g Gefilte fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.285g 0.443g Surimi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Gefilte fish 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
16
Gefilte fish
20
Surimi
Mineral Summary Score
38
Gefilte fish
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
54%
Gefilte fish
91%
Surimi
Carbohydrates
7%
Gefilte fish
7%
Surimi
Fats
8%
Gefilte fish
4%
Surimi

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 381mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.221g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (30 mg)
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. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/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.