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Squid as food vs Surimi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Squid as food and Surimi different?

  • Surimi contains less Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Zinc and Vitamin A than Squid as food.
  • Squid as food covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 158% more than Surimi.
  • Squid as food has 82 times more Vitamin B2 than Surimi. Squid as food has 1.729mg of Vitamin B2, while Surimi has 0.021mg.
  • Surimi contains less Cholesterol.

Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, cooked, moist heat and Fish, surimi types were 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
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Surimi
Contains more Iron +4069.2%
Contains more Calcium +1900%
Contains more Potassium +468.8%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Copper +3018.8%
Contains more Zinc +948.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.7%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 407% 54% 57% 43% 333% 95% 249% 98%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 3% 10% 31% 11% 10% 121% 19%
Contains more Iron +4069.2%
Contains more Calcium +1900%
Contains more Potassium +468.8%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Copper +3018.8%
Contains more Zinc +948.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.7%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +907.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +8133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +895%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +237.5%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 29% 41% 0% 0% 5% 399% 42% 54% 63% 676% 0% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 5% 13% 0% 5% 5% 5% 5% 7% 200% 1% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +907.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +8133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +895%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +237.5%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
110
Squid as food
20
Surimi
Mineral Summary Score
167
Squid as food
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 the food
Protein
195%
Squid as food
91%
Surimi
Carbohydrates
2%
Squid as food
7%
Surimi
Fats
6%
Squid as food
4%
Surimi

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Squid as food Surimi
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Squid as food Surimi
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 194mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 601mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.045g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Squid as food
Squid as food contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Squid as food
Squid as food is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Squid as food
Squid as food is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Squid as food
Squid as food is relatively richer in vitamins

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Squid as food Surimi Opinion
Calories 158 99 Squid as food
Protein 32.48 15.18 Squid as food
Fats 1.4 0.9 Squid as food
Vitamin C 8.5 0 Squid as food
Carbs 1.64 6.85 Surimi
Cholesterol 224 30 Surimi
Vitamin D
Iron 10.84 0.26 Squid as food
Calcium 180 9 Squid as food
Potassium 637 112 Squid as food
Magnesium 60 43 Squid as food
Sugars 0 Squid as food
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.998 0.032 Squid as food
Zinc 3.46 0.33 Squid as food
Starch
Phosphorus 580 282 Squid as food
Sodium 744 143 Surimi
Vitamin A 675 67 Squid as food
Vitamin E 0.63 Surimi
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.02 Surimi
Vitamin B2 1.729 0.021 Squid as food
Vitamin B3 2.189 0.22 Squid as food
Vitamin B5 0.9 0.07 Squid as food
Vitamin B6 0.27 0.03 Squid as food
Vitamin B12 5.4 1.6 Squid as food
Vitamin K 0.1 Surimi
Folate 24 2 Squid as food
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.236 0.191 Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.162 0.149 Squid as food
Polyunsaturated fat 0.268 0.443 Surimi
Tryptophan 0.364 0.092 Squid as food
Threonine 1.398 0.734 Squid as food
Isoleucine 1.414 0.709 Squid as food
Leucine 2.287 1.202 Squid as food
Lysine 2.427 1.387 Squid as food
Methionine 0.733 0.515 Squid as food
Phenylalanine 1.164 0.595 Squid as food
Valine 1.419 0.77 Squid as food
Histidine 0.624 0.35 Squid as food
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Squid as food - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172010/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.