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Surimi vs Salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Surimi and Salmon

  • Surimi is higher in Phosphorus, yet Salmon is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Potassium.
  • Salmon covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 66% more than Surimi.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, surimi and Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, 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" 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
Salmon
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +207.7%
Contains more Potassium +337.5%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Contains more Zinc +93.9%
Contains more Copper +681.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 30% 21% 86% 44% 6% 18% 84%
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +207.7%
Contains more Potassium +337.5%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Contains more Zinc +93.9%
Contains more Copper +681.3%

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
3
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7
Salmon
Contains more Vitamin A +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1030%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1709.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3472.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2277.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2626.7%
Contains more Folate +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +98.8%
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 3% 0% 0% 0% 57% 88% 148% 100% 189% 19% 398% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1030%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1709.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3472.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2277.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2626.7%
Contains more Folate +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +98.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Surimi Salmon Opinion
Net carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Protein 15.18g 19.84g Salmon
Fats 0.9g 6.34g Salmon
Carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Calories 99kcal 142kcal Salmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Salmon
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 12mg Salmon
Iron 0.26mg 0.8mg Salmon
Magnesium 43mg 29mg Surimi
Phosphorus 282mg 200mg Surimi
Potassium 112mg 490mg Salmon
Sodium 143mg 44mg Salmon
Zinc 0.33mg 0.64mg Salmon
Copper 0.032mg 0.25mg Salmon
Vitamin A 67IU 40IU Surimi
Vitamin E 0.63mg mg Surimi
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.226mg Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.38mg Salmon
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 7.86mg Salmon
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 1.664mg Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 0.818mg Salmon
Folate 2µg 25µg Salmon
Vitamin B12 1.6µg 3.18µg Salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Surimi
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.222mg Salmon
Threonine 0.734mg 0.87mg Salmon
Isoleucine 0.709mg 0.914mg Salmon
Leucine 1.202mg 1.613mg Salmon
Lysine 1.387mg 1.822mg Salmon
Methionine 0.515mg 0.587mg Salmon
Phenylalanine 0.595mg 0.775mg Salmon
Valine 0.77mg 1.022mg Salmon
Histidine 0.35mg 0.584mg Salmon
Cholesterol 30mg 55mg Surimi
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.191g 0.981g Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149g 2.103g Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443g 2.539g Salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Surimi Salmon
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
83
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
27
Surimi
36
Salmon

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
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
7%
Surimi
0%
Salmon
Fats
4%
Surimi
29%
Salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.79g)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 99mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Surimi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173702/nutrients
  2. Salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173686/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.