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Surimi vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Surimi and Caviar

  • Surimi contains less Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, and Calcium than Caviar.
  • Caviar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 767% higher.
  • The amount of Sodium in Surimi is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, surimi and Fish, caviar, black and red, granular.

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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
1
:
7
Caviar
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +2955.6%
Contains more Iron +4469.2%
Contains more Magnesium +597.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.2%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Zinc +187.9%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +2955.6%
Contains more Iron +4469.2%
Contains more Magnesium +597.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.2%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Zinc +187.9%
Contains more Copper +243.8%

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
:
10
Caviar
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1250.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2852.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4900%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +966.7%
Contains more Folate +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1150%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
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 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1250.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2852.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4900%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +966.7%
Contains more Folate +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1150%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%

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 Caviar
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 Caviar Opinion
Net carbs 6.85g 4g Surimi
Protein 15.18g 24.6g Caviar
Fats 0.9g 17.9g Caviar
Carbs 6.85g 4g Surimi
Calories 99kcal 264kcal Caviar
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 275mg Caviar
Iron 0.26mg 11.88mg Caviar
Magnesium 43mg 300mg Caviar
Phosphorus 282mg 356mg Caviar
Potassium 112mg 181mg Caviar
Sodium 143mg 1500mg Surimi
Zinc 0.33mg 0.95mg Caviar
Copper 0.032mg 0.11mg Caviar
Vitamin A 67IU 905IU Caviar
Vitamin E 0.63mg 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D IU 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D µg 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.12mg Surimi
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 0.32mg Caviar
Folate 2µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 1.6µg 20µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.6µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine 0.734mg 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine 0.709mg 1.035mg Caviar
Leucine 1.202mg 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine 1.387mg 1.834mg Caviar
Methionine 0.515mg 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 0.595mg 1.071mg Caviar
Valine 0.77mg 1.263mg Caviar
Histidine 0.35mg 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol 30mg 588mg Surimi
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.191g 4.06g Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149g 4.631g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443g 7.405g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Surimi Caviar
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
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
27
Surimi
146
Caviar

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
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
7%
Surimi
4%
Caviar
Fats
4%
Surimi
83%
Caviar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 1357mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 558mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.869g)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $96)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar 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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.