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Surimi vs Smoked salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Surimi and Smoked salmon?

  • Surimi is richer in Phosphorus, while Smoked salmon is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Iron, and Vitamin B2.
  • Smoked salmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 69% higher.
  • Smoked salmon has 2 times less Phosphorus than Surimi. Surimi has 282mg of Phosphorus, while Smoked salmon has 164mg.
  • Surimi is lower in Sodium.

We used Fish, surimi and Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked types in this comparison.

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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 +138.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +72%
Contains less Sodium -78.7%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +226.9%
Contains more Potassium +56.3%
Contains more Copper +618.8%
Equal in Zinc - 0.31
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +72%
Contains less Sodium -78.7%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +226.9%
Contains more Potassium +56.3%
Contains more Copper +618.8%
Equal in Zinc - 0.31

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 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +381%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2045.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +826.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +103.8%
Equal in Folate - 2
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
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% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +381%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2045.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +826.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +103.8%
Equal in Folate - 2
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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 Smoked salmon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Surimi Smoked salmon Opinion
Net carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Protein 15.18g 18.28g Smoked salmon
Fats 0.9g 4.32g Smoked salmon
Carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Calories 99kcal 117kcal Smoked salmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 11mg Smoked salmon
Iron 0.26mg 0.85mg Smoked salmon
Magnesium 43mg 18mg Surimi
Phosphorus 282mg 164mg Surimi
Potassium 112mg 175mg Smoked salmon
Sodium 143mg 672mg Surimi
Zinc 0.33mg 0.31mg Surimi
Copper 0.032mg 0.23mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 67IU 87IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin E 0.63mg 1.35mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D IU 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D µg 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.023mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.101mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 4.72mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 0.87mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 0.278mg Smoked salmon
Folate 2µg 2µg
Vitamin B12 1.6µg 3.26µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.205mg Smoked salmon
Threonine 0.734mg 0.801mg Smoked salmon
Isoleucine 0.709mg 0.842mg Smoked salmon
Leucine 1.202mg 1.486mg Smoked salmon
Lysine 1.387mg 1.679mg Smoked salmon
Methionine 0.515mg 0.541mg Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.595mg 0.714mg Smoked salmon
Valine 0.77mg 0.942mg Smoked salmon
Histidine 0.35mg 0.538mg Smoked salmon
Cholesterol 30mg 23mg Smoked salmon
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.191g 0.929g Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149g 2.023g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443g 0.995g Smoked salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Surimi Smoked salmon
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
99
Smoked salmon
Mineral Summary Score
27
Surimi
38
Smoked salmon

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
110%
Smoked salmon
Carbohydrates
7%
Surimi
0%
Smoked salmon
Fats
4%
Surimi
20%
Smoked salmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Surimi
Surimi contains less Sodium (difference - 529mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.738g)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $10)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/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.