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Surimi vs. Scup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Surimi and Scup

  • Surimi has more Phosphorus, however, Scup has more Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Iron.
  • Scup's daily need coverage for Selenium is 34% more.
  • Surimi is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, surimi and Fish, scup, cooked, dry heat.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Surimi
2
:
8
Scup
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Iron +161.5%
Contains more Potassium +228.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.2%
Contains more Zinc +87.9%
Contains more Copper +103.1%
Contains more Manganese +309.1%
Contains more Selenium +66.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11% 2% 154%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 16% 26% 21% 102% 33% 8% 17% 22% 6% 256%
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Iron +161.5%
Contains more Potassium +228.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.2%
Contains more Zinc +87.9%
Contains more Copper +103.1%
Contains more Manganese +309.1%
Contains more Selenium +66.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Surimi
2
:
8
Scup
Contains more Vitamin A +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +535%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +481%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2170%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1053.3%
Contains more Folate +750%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.62
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 13% 0% 0% 5% 5% 5% 5% 7% 2% 200% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 32% 29% 94% 52% 80% 13% 203% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +535%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +481%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2170%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1053.3%
Contains more Folate +750%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.62

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Surimi
2
:
3
Scup
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +11.6%
Contains more Protein +59.5%
Contains more Fats +288.9%
Contains more Other +430.1%
15% 7% 76%
Protein: 15.18 g
Fats: 0.9 g
Carbs: 6.85 g
Water: 76.34 g
Other: 0.73 g
24% 4% 68% 4%
Protein: 24.21 g
Fats: 3.5 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.42 g
Other: 3.87 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +11.6%
Contains more Protein +59.5%
Contains more Fats +288.9%
Contains more Other +430.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Surimi Scup
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Surimi Scup Opinion
Net carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Protein 15.18g 24.21g Scup
Fats 0.9g 3.5g Scup
Carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Calories 99kcal 135kcal Scup
Calcium 9mg 51mg Scup
Iron 0.26mg 0.68mg Scup
Magnesium 43mg 29mg Surimi
Phosphorus 282mg 237mg Surimi
Potassium 112mg 368mg Scup
Sodium 143mg 54mg Scup
Zinc 0.33mg 0.62mg Scup
Copper 0.032mg 0.065mg Scup
Manganese 0.011mg 0.045mg Scup
Selenium 28.1µg 46.8µg Scup
Vitamin A 67IU 104IU Scup
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 31µg Scup
Vitamin E 0.63mg Surimi
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.127mg Scup
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.122mg Scup
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 4.994mg Scup
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 0.865mg Scup
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 0.346mg Scup
Folate 2µg 17µg Scup
Vitamin B12 1.6µg 1.62µg Scup
Vitamin K 0.1µg Surimi
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.271mg Scup
Threonine 0.734mg 1.061mg Scup
Isoleucine 0.709mg 1.115mg Scup
Leucine 1.202mg 1.967mg Scup
Lysine 1.387mg 2.223mg Scup
Methionine 0.515mg 0.716mg Scup
Phenylalanine 0.595mg 0.945mg Scup
Valine 0.77mg 1.247mg Scup
Histidine 0.35mg 0.713mg Scup
Cholesterol 30mg 67mg Surimi
Saturated Fat 0.191g Scup
Omega-3 - DHA 0.241g Surimi
Omega-3 - EPA 0.157g Surimi
Omega-3 - DPA 0.014g Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149g Surimi
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443g Surimi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Surimi Scup
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Surimi
39%
Scup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
37%
Surimi
50%
Scup

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Scup
Scup is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Scup
Scup contains less Sodium (difference - 89mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scup
Scup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.191g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Scup
Scup is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Scup
Scup is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Scup
Scup is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Scup
Scup is relatively richer in vitamins

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Surimi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173702/nutrients
  2. Scup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174241/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.