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Surimi vs Clam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Surimi and Clam different?

  • Surimi contains less Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Zinc, and Vitamin B3 than Clam.
  • Clam covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 4054% more than Surimi.
  • Surimi contains less Sodium.

Fish, surimi and Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat 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
Surimi
2
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6
Clam
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Calcium +922.2%
Contains more Iron +980.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Potassium +460.7%
Contains more Zinc +727.3%
Contains more Copper +2050%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Calcium +922.2%
Contains more Iron +980.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Potassium +460.7%
Contains more Zinc +727.3%
Contains more Copper +2050%

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
Surimi
2
:
9
Clam
Contains more Vitamin A +750.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1928.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1424.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +871.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Contains more Folate +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +6080.6%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 35% 0% 0% 74% 38% 99% 63% 41% 26% 22% 12362% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +750.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1928.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1424.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +871.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Contains more Folate +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +6080.6%

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.
Surimi Clam
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Surimi Clam Opinion
Net carbs 6.85g 5.13g Surimi
Protein 15.18g 25.55g Clam
Fats 0.9g 1.95g Clam
Carbs 6.85g 5.13g Surimi
Calories 99kcal 148kcal Clam
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Clam
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 92mg Clam
Iron 0.26mg 2.81mg Clam
Magnesium 43mg 18mg Surimi
Phosphorus 282mg 338mg Clam
Potassium 112mg 628mg Clam
Sodium 143mg 1202mg Surimi
Zinc 0.33mg 2.73mg Clam
Copper 0.032mg 0.688mg Clam
Vitamin A 67IU 570IU Clam
Vitamin E 0.63mg mg Surimi
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 22.1mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.15mg Clam
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.426mg Clam
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 3.354mg Clam
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 0.68mg Clam
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 0.11mg Clam
Folate 2µg 29µg Clam
Vitamin B12 1.6µg 98.89µg Clam
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Surimi
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.286mg Clam
Threonine 0.734mg 1.099mg Clam
Isoleucine 0.709mg 1.112mg Clam
Leucine 1.202mg 1.798mg Clam
Lysine 1.387mg 1.909mg Clam
Methionine 0.515mg 0.576mg Clam
Phenylalanine 0.595mg 0.915mg Clam
Valine 0.77mg 1.116mg Clam
Histidine 0.35mg 0.49mg Clam
Cholesterol 30mg 67mg Surimi
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.191g 0.188g Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149g 0.172g Clam
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443g 0.552g Clam

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Surimi Clam
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
20
Surimi
1063
Clam
Mineral Summary Score
27
Surimi
101
Clam

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
91%
Surimi
153%
Clam
Carbohydrates
7%
Surimi
5%
Clam
Fats
4%
Surimi
9%
Clam

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 1059mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Clam
Clam is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clam
Clam is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Surimi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173702/nutrients
  2. Clam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171975/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.