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Surimi vs Gefilte fish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Surimi and Gefilte fish different?

  • Surimi is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, and Magnesium, however Gefilte fish is richer in Iron, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Surimi is 32% higher.
  • Surimi contains 5 times more Magnesium than Gefilte fish. While Surimi contains 43mg of Magnesium, Gefilte fish contains only 9mg.
  • Surimi has less Sodium.

Fish, surimi and Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe 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 Magnesium +377.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +286.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Contains more Calcium +155.6%
Contains more Iron +853.8%
Contains more Zinc +148.5%
Contains more Copper +509.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65%
Contains more Magnesium +377.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +286.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Contains more Calcium +155.6%
Contains more Iron +853.8%
Contains more Zinc +148.5%
Contains more Copper +509.4%

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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Contains more Vitamin B12 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Folate +50%
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 6% 0% 0% 3% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 3% 105% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Folate +50%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Surimi Gefilte fish Opinion
Net carbs 6.85g 7.41g Gefilte fish
Protein 15.18g 9.07g Surimi
Fats 0.9g 1.73g Gefilte fish
Carbs 6.85g 7.41g Gefilte fish
Calories 99kcal 84kcal Surimi
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Gefilte fish
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 23mg Gefilte fish
Iron 0.26mg 2.48mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 43mg 9mg Surimi
Phosphorus 282mg 73mg Surimi
Potassium 112mg 91mg Surimi
Sodium 143mg 524mg Surimi
Zinc 0.33mg 0.82mg Gefilte fish
Copper 0.032mg 0.195mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin A 67IU 89IU Gefilte fish
Vitamin E 0.63mg mg Surimi
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.8mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.065mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.059mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 1mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 0.2mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 0.08mg Gefilte fish
Folate 2µg 3µg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B12 1.6µg 0.84µg Surimi
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Surimi
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.086mg Surimi
Threonine 0.734mg 0.488mg Surimi
Isoleucine 0.709mg 0.486mg Surimi
Leucine 1.202mg 0.81mg Surimi
Lysine 1.387mg 0.842mg Surimi
Methionine 0.515mg 0.255mg Surimi
Phenylalanine 0.595mg 0.493mg Surimi
Valine 0.77mg 0.548mg Surimi
Histidine 0.35mg 0.261mg Surimi
Cholesterol 30mg 30mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.191g 0.412g Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149g 0.824g Gefilte fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443g 0.285g Surimi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Surimi Gefilte fish
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
16
Gefilte fish
Mineral Summary Score
27
Surimi
38
Gefilte fish

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
54%
Gefilte fish
Carbohydrates
7%
Surimi
7%
Gefilte fish
Fats
4%
Surimi
8%
Gefilte fish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 381mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.221g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (30 mg)
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. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/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.