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Surimi vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Surimi and Mackerel different?

  • Mackerel has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Potassium than Surimi.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Mackerel is 433% higher.
  • Surimi has less Cholesterol.

Fish, surimi and Fish, mackerel, salted are the varieties 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
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains less Sodium -96.8%
Contains more Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Iron +438.5%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Potassium +364.3%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains less Sodium -96.8%
Contains more Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Iron +438.5%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Potassium +364.3%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +134.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +277.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +804.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1266.7%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +650%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02
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 10% 48% 756% 0% 5% 44% 62% 0% 95% 12% 1500% 20%
Contains more Vitamin A +134.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +277.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +804.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1266.7%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +650%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02

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 Mackerel
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 Mackerel Opinion
Net carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Protein 15.18g 18.5g Mackerel
Fats 0.9g 25.1g Mackerel
Carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Calories 99kcal 305kcal Mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 66mg Mackerel
Iron 0.26mg 1.4mg Mackerel
Magnesium 43mg 60mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 282mg 254mg Surimi
Potassium 112mg 520mg Mackerel
Sodium 143mg 4450mg Surimi
Zinc 0.33mg 1.1mg Mackerel
Copper 0.032mg 0.1mg Mackerel
Vitamin A 67IU 157IU Mackerel
Vitamin E 0.63mg 2.38mg Mackerel
Vitamin D IU 1006IU Mackerel
Vitamin D µg 25.2µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.02mg
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.19mg Mackerel
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 3.3mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.07mg mg Surimi
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 0.41mg Mackerel
Folate 2µg 15µg Mackerel
Vitamin B12 1.6µg 12µg Mackerel
Vitamin K 0.1µg 7.8µg Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.092mg mg Surimi
Threonine 0.734mg mg Surimi
Isoleucine 0.709mg mg Surimi
Leucine 1.202mg mg Surimi
Lysine 1.387mg mg Surimi
Methionine 0.515mg mg Surimi
Phenylalanine 0.595mg mg Surimi
Valine 0.77mg mg Surimi
Histidine 0.35mg mg Surimi
Cholesterol 30mg 95mg Surimi
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.191g 7.148g Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149g 8.32g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443g 6.21g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Surimi Mackerel
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
212
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
27
Surimi
114
Mackerel

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
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
7%
Surimi
0%
Mackerel
Fats
4%
Surimi
116%
Mackerel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 4307mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.957g)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel 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. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168149/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.