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Shrimp vs Surimi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Shrimp and Surimi

  • Shrimp has more Copper, Zinc, and Calcium, however Surimi is richer in Phosphorus.
  • Shrimp covers your daily Cholesterol needs 53% more than Surimi.
  • Surimi has 12 times less Copper than Shrimp. Shrimp has 0.379mg of Copper, while Surimi has 0.032mg.
  • Surimi contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) 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
Shrimp
6
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2
Surimi
Contains more Calcium +677.8%
Contains more Iron +96.2%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains less Sodium -22.4%
Contains more Zinc +397%
Contains more Copper +1084.4%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Contains more Calcium +677.8%
Contains more Iron +96.2%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains less Sodium -22.4%
Contains more Zinc +397%
Contains more Copper +1084.4%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%

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
Shrimp
0
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11
Surimi
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shrimp Surimi Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 6.85g Surimi
Protein 23.98g 15.18g Shrimp
Fats 0.28g 0.9g Surimi
Carbs 0.2g 6.85g Surimi
Calories 99kcal 99kcal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Shrimp
Fiber g 0g Surimi
Calcium 70mg 9mg Shrimp
Iron 0.51mg 0.26mg Shrimp
Magnesium 39mg 43mg Surimi
Phosphorus 237mg 282mg Surimi
Potassium 259mg 112mg Shrimp
Sodium 111mg 143mg Shrimp
Zinc 1.64mg 0.33mg Shrimp
Copper 0.379mg 0.032mg Shrimp
Vitamin A IU 67IU Surimi
Vitamin E mg 0.63mg Surimi
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C mg 0mg Surimi
Vitamin B1 mg 0.02mg Surimi
Vitamin B2 mg 0.021mg Surimi
Vitamin B3 mg 0.22mg Surimi
Vitamin B5 mg 0.07mg Surimi
Vitamin B6 mg 0.03mg Surimi
Folate µg 2µg Surimi
Vitamin B12 µg 1.6µg Surimi
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Surimi
Tryptophan mg 0.092mg Surimi
Threonine mg 0.734mg Surimi
Isoleucine mg 0.709mg Surimi
Leucine mg 1.202mg Surimi
Lysine mg 1.387mg Surimi
Methionine mg 0.515mg Surimi
Phenylalanine mg 0.595mg Surimi
Valine mg 0.77mg Surimi
Histidine mg 0.35mg Surimi
Cholesterol 189mg 30mg Surimi
Trans Fat 0.002g g Surimi
Saturated Fat 0.056g 0.191g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048g 0.149g Surimi
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 0.443g Surimi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shrimp Surimi
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
0
Shrimp
20
Surimi
Mineral Summary Score
47
Shrimp
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
144%
Shrimp
91%
Surimi
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
7%
Surimi
Fats
1%
Shrimp
4%
Surimi

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 159mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Surimi
Surimi is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shrimp
Shrimp contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.135g)
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.

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. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175180/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.