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Surimi vs. Anchovy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Surimi and Anchovy

  • Surimi has more Vitamin B12, and Phosphorus, however, Anchovy is richer in Vitamin B3, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Calcium, Zinc, and Vitamin B5.
  • Anchovy covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 86% more than Surimi.
  • Anchovy has 3 times less Vitamin B12 than Surimi. Surimi has 1.6µg of Vitamin B12, while Anchovy has 0.62µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, surimi and Fish, anchovy, european, raw.

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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.
Surimi
2
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Contains more Phosphorus +62.1%
Contains more Calcium +1533.3%
Contains more Iron +1150%
Contains more Potassium +242%
Contains less Sodium -27.3%
Contains more Zinc +421.2%
Contains more Copper +559.4%
Contains more Manganese +536.4%
Contains more Selenium +29.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 41
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11% 2% 154%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 122% 30% 75% 34% 14% 47% 71% 10% 200%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.1%
Contains more Calcium +1533.3%
Contains more Iron +1150%
Contains more Potassium +242%
Contains less Sodium -27.3%
Contains more Zinc +421.2%
Contains more Copper +559.4%
Contains more Manganese +536.4%
Contains more Selenium +29.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 41

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.
Surimi
3
:
Contains more Vitamin A +34%
Contains more Vitamin E +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1119%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6274.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +821.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.7%
Contains more Folate +350%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.57
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 12% 0% 0% 14% 60% 263% 39% 33% 7% 78% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +34%
Contains more Vitamin E +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1119%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6274.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +821.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.7%
Contains more Folate +350%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.57
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Surimi
2
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Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +34.1%
Contains more Fats +437.8%
Contains more Other +97.3%
Equal in Water - 73.37
15% 7% 76%
Protein: 15.18 g
Fats: 0.9 g
Carbs: 6.85 g
Water: 76.34 g
Other: 0.73 g
20% 5% 73%
Protein: 20.35 g
Fats: 4.84 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.37 g
Other: 1.44 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +34.1%
Contains more Fats +437.8%
Contains more Other +97.3%
Equal in Water - 73.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Surimi
1
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Contains less Saturated Fat -85.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +693.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +269.5%
24% 19% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.191 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.149 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.443 g
31% 29% 40%
Saturated Fat: 1.282 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.182 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.637 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +693.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +269.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Surimi Anchovy Opinion
Net carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Protein 15.18g 20.35g Anchovy
Fats 0.9g 4.84g Anchovy
Carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Calories 99kcal 131kcal Anchovy
Calcium 9mg 147mg Anchovy
Iron 0.26mg 3.25mg Anchovy
Magnesium 43mg 41mg Surimi
Phosphorus 282mg 174mg Surimi
Potassium 112mg 383mg Anchovy
Sodium 143mg 104mg Anchovy
Zinc 0.33mg 1.72mg Anchovy
Copper 0.032mg 0.211mg Anchovy
Manganese 0.011mg 0.07mg Anchovy
Selenium 28.1µg 36.5µg Anchovy
Vitamin A 67IU 50IU Surimi
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 15µg Surimi
Vitamin E 0.63mg 0.57mg Surimi
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.055mg Anchovy
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.256mg Anchovy
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 14.024mg Anchovy
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 0.645mg Anchovy
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 0.143mg Anchovy
Folate 2µg 9µg Anchovy
Vitamin B12 1.6µg 0.62µg Surimi
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.228mg Anchovy
Threonine 0.734mg 0.892mg Anchovy
Isoleucine 0.709mg 0.938mg Anchovy
Leucine 1.202mg 1.654mg Anchovy
Lysine 1.387mg 1.869mg Anchovy
Methionine 0.515mg 0.602mg Anchovy
Phenylalanine 0.595mg 0.794mg Anchovy
Valine 0.77mg 1.048mg Anchovy
Histidine 0.35mg 0.599mg Anchovy
Cholesterol 30mg 60mg Surimi
Saturated Fat 0.191g 1.282g Surimi
Omega-3 - DHA 0.241g 0.911g Anchovy
Omega-3 - EPA 0.157g 0.538g Anchovy
Omega-3 - DPA 0.014g 0.029g Anchovy
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149g 1.182g Anchovy
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443g 1.637g Anchovy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Surimi Anchovy
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
19%
Surimi
39%
Anchovy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
37%
Surimi
64%
Anchovy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.091g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Anchovy
Anchovy contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Anchovy
Anchovy is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Anchovy
Anchovy is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Surimi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173702/nutrients
  2. Anchovy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174182/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.