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Surimi vs Crab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Surimi and Crab

  • The amount of Copper, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Folate, and Vitamin B6 in Crab is higher than in Surimi.
  • Crab covers your daily Copper needs 87% more than Surimi.
  • Surimi contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, surimi and Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned.

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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
3
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5
Crab
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -74.6%
Contains more Calcium +911.1%
Contains more Iron +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains more Zinc +1054.5%
Contains more Copper +2443.8%
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% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -74.6%
Contains more Calcium +911.1%
Contains more Iron +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains more Zinc +1054.5%
Contains more Copper +2443.8%

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
Surimi
1
:
11
Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +3250%
Contains more Vitamin E +192.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1148.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1324.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +420%
Contains more Folate +2450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
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 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +3250%
Contains more Vitamin E +192.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1148.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1324.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +420%
Contains more Folate +2450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%

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 Crab
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Surimi Crab Opinion
Net carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Protein 15.18g 17.88g Crab
Fats 0.9g 0.74g Surimi
Carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Calories 99kcal 83kcal Surimi
Starch g 0g Crab
Fructose g 0g Crab
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 91mg Crab
Iron 0.26mg 0.5mg Crab
Magnesium 43mg 36mg Surimi
Phosphorus 282mg 234mg Surimi
Potassium 112mg 259mg Crab
Sodium 143mg 563mg Surimi
Zinc 0.33mg 3.81mg Crab
Copper 0.032mg 0.814mg Crab
Vitamin A 67IU 2IU Surimi
Vitamin E 0.63mg 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin D IU 0IU Crab
Vitamin D µg 0µg Crab
Vitamin C 0mg 3.3mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.023mg Crab
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.093mg Crab
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 2.747mg Crab
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 0.997mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 0.156mg Crab
Folate 2µg 51µg Crab
Vitamin B12 1.6µg 3.33µg Crab
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.3µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.226mg Crab
Threonine 0.734mg 0.727mg Surimi
Isoleucine 0.709mg 0.776mg Crab
Leucine 1.202mg 1.307mg Crab
Lysine 1.387mg 1.386mg Surimi
Methionine 0.515mg 0.452mg Surimi
Phenylalanine 0.595mg 0.708mg Crab
Valine 0.77mg 0.806mg Crab
Histidine 0.35mg 0.393mg Crab
Cholesterol 30mg 97mg Surimi
Trans Fat g 0.014g Surimi
Saturated Fat 0.191g 0.201g Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149g 0.129g Surimi
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443g 0.258g Surimi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Surimi Crab
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
56
Crab
Mineral Summary Score
27
Surimi
80
Crab

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
107%
Crab
Carbohydrates
7%
Surimi
0%
Crab
Fats
4%
Surimi
3%
Crab

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 420mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 67mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Crab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171966/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.