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Mullet fish vs. Surimi — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Mullet fish and Surimi

  • Mullet fish is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Iron, Copper, Potassium, and Vitamin B1, yet Surimi is higher in Vitamin B12.
  • Surimi covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 56% more than Mullet fish.
  • Mullet fish contains 29 times more Vitamin B3 than Surimi. While Mullet fish contains 6.3mg of Vitamin B3, Surimi contains only 0.22mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Surimi is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, mullet, striped, cooked, dry heat 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +244.4%
Contains more Iron +442.3%
Contains more Potassium +308.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.3%
Contains more Zinc +166.7%
Contains more Copper +340.6%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Contains more Selenium +66.5%
Contains more Magnesium +30.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 53% 24% 105% 41% 10% 24% 47% 3% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11% 2% 154%
Contains more Calcium +244.4%
Contains more Iron +442.3%
Contains more Potassium +308.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.3%
Contains more Zinc +166.7%
Contains more Copper +340.6%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Contains more Selenium +66.5%
Contains more Magnesium +30.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +110.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +376.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2763.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1533.3%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +540%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 4% 25% 24% 119% 53% 114% 8% 32% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 13% 0% 0% 5% 5% 5% 5% 7% 2% 200% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +110.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +376.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2763.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1533.3%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +540%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +63.4%
Contains more Fats +440%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 76.34
Equal in Other - 0.73
25% 5% 71%
Protein: 24.81 g
Fats: 4.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.52 g
Other: 0 g
15% 7% 76%
Protein: 15.18 g
Fats: 0.9 g
Carbs: 6.85 g
Water: 76.34 g
Other: 0.73 g
Contains more Protein +63.4%
Contains more Fats +440%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 76.34
Equal in Other - 0.73

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +827.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +107%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.7%
38% 37% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.431 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.382 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.917 g
24% 19% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.191 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.149 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.443 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +827.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +107%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mullet fish Surimi
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mullet fish Surimi Opinion
Net carbs 0g 6.85g Surimi
Protein 24.81g 15.18g Mullet fish
Fats 4.86g 0.9g Mullet fish
Carbs 0g 6.85g Surimi
Calories 150kcal 99kcal Mullet fish
Calcium 31mg 9mg Mullet fish
Iron 1.41mg 0.26mg Mullet fish
Magnesium 33mg 43mg Surimi
Phosphorus 244mg 282mg Surimi
Potassium 458mg 112mg Mullet fish
Sodium 71mg 143mg Mullet fish
Zinc 0.88mg 0.33mg Mullet fish
Copper 0.141mg 0.032mg Mullet fish
Manganese 0.022mg 0.011mg Mullet fish
Selenium 46.8µg 28.1µg Mullet fish
Vitamin A 141IU 67IU Mullet fish
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 20µg Mullet fish
Vitamin E 0.63mg Surimi
Vitamin C 1.2mg 0mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.02mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.021mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B3 6.3mg 0.22mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B5 0.88mg 0.07mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B6 0.49mg 0.03mg Mullet fish
Folate 10µg 2µg Mullet fish
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 1.6µg Surimi
Vitamin K 0.1µg Surimi
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.092mg Mullet fish
Threonine 1.088mg 0.734mg Mullet fish
Isoleucine 1.143mg 0.709mg Mullet fish
Leucine 2.016mg 1.202mg Mullet fish
Lysine 2.278mg 1.387mg Mullet fish
Methionine 0.734mg 0.515mg Mullet fish
Phenylalanine 0.968mg 0.595mg Mullet fish
Valine 1.278mg 0.77mg Mullet fish
Histidine 0.73mg 0.35mg Mullet fish
Cholesterol 63mg 30mg Surimi
Saturated Fat 1.431g 0.191g Surimi
Omega-3 - DHA 0.148g 0.241g Surimi
Omega-3 - EPA 0.18g 0.157g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.092g 0.014g Mullet fish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.382g 0.149g Mullet fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.917g 0.443g Mullet fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mullet fish Surimi
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Mullet fish
19%
Surimi
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Mullet fish
37%
Surimi

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.24g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish contains less Sodium (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is relatively richer in vitamins

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mullet fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175124/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.