Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart

Surimi vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the differences between Surimi and Sardine?

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Selenium, Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5 in Sardine is higher than in Surimi.
  • Sardine's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 306% more.
  • Surimi has less Cholesterol.

We used Fish, surimi and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone types in this article.

Infographic

Surimi vs Sardine infographic
Copy infographic link

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
:
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -53.4%
Contains more Iron +1023.1%
Contains more Calcium +4144.4%
Contains more Potassium +254.5%
Contains more Copper +481.3%
Contains more Zinc +297%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 39
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 3% 10% 31% 11% 10% 121% 19%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 110% 115% 36% 28% 62% 36% 210% 41%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -53.4%
Contains more Iron +1023.1%
Contains more Calcium +4144.4%
Contains more Potassium +254.5%
Contains more Copper +481.3%
Contains more Zinc +297%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 39

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
0
:
11
Sardine
Contains more Vitamin A +61.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +223.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +981%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2284.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +817.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +456.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +458.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Folate +400%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 5% 13% 0% 5% 5% 5% 5% 7% 200% 1% 2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 7% 41% 144% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 1118% 7% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +223.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +981%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2284.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +817.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +456.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +458.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Folate +400%

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
131
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
27
Surimi
79
Sardine

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%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
7%
Surimi
0%
Sardine
Fats
4%
Surimi
53%
Sardine

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 Sardine
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Surimi Sardine
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 112mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 164mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.337g)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Surimi Sardine Opinion
Calories 99 208 Sardine
Protein 15.18 24.62 Sardine
Fats 0.9 11.45 Sardine
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 6.85 0 Surimi
Cholesterol 30 142 Surimi
Vitamin D 193 Sardine
Iron 0.26 2.92 Sardine
Calcium 9 382 Sardine
Potassium 112 397 Sardine
Magnesium 43 39 Surimi
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.032 0.186 Sardine
Zinc 0.33 1.31 Sardine
Starch
Phosphorus 282 490 Sardine
Sodium 143 307 Surimi
Vitamin A 67 108 Sardine
Vitamin E 0.63 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.08 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.227 Sardine
Vitamin B3 0.22 5.245 Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.07 0.642 Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.03 0.167 Sardine
Vitamin B12 1.6 8.94 Sardine
Vitamin K 0.1 2.6 Sardine
Folate 2 10 Sardine
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.191 1.528 Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149 3.869 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443 5.148 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.092 0.276 Sardine
Threonine 0.734 1.079 Sardine
Isoleucine 0.709 1.134 Sardine
Leucine 1.202 2.001 Sardine
Lysine 1.387 2.26 Sardine
Methionine 0.515 0.729 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.595 0.961 Sardine
Valine 0.77 1.268 Sardine
Histidine 0.35 0.725 Sardine
Fructose

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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.