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Surimi vs Tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Surimi and Tuna?

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Iron, and Copper in Tuna is higher than in Surimi.
  • Tuna's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 387% more.

We used Fish, surimi and Fish, tuna, fresh, bluefin, cooked, dry heat types 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
Surimi
0
:
8
Tuna
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +403.8%
Contains more Magnesium +48.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains less Sodium -65%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 10% 31% 121% 10% 19% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 50% 46% 140% 29% 7% 22% 37%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +403.8%
Contains more Magnesium +48.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains less Sodium -65%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +243.8%

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
2
:
7
Tuna
Contains more Vitamin A +3661.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1357.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4690.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1857.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +580%
Equal in Folate - 2
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 152% 0% 0% 0% 70% 71% 198% 83% 122% 2% 1361% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +3661.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1357.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4690.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1857.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +580%
Equal in Folate - 2

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 Tuna
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Surimi Tuna Opinion
Net carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Protein 15.18g 29.91g Tuna
Fats 0.9g 6.28g Tuna
Carbs 6.85g 0g Surimi
Calories 99kcal 184kcal Tuna
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Tuna
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 10mg Tuna
Iron 0.26mg 1.31mg Tuna
Magnesium 43mg 64mg Tuna
Phosphorus 282mg 326mg Tuna
Potassium 112mg 323mg Tuna
Sodium 143mg 50mg Tuna
Zinc 0.33mg 0.77mg Tuna
Copper 0.032mg 0.11mg Tuna
Vitamin A 67IU 2520IU Tuna
Vitamin E 0.63mg mg Surimi
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.278mg Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.306mg Tuna
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 10.54mg Tuna
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 1.37mg Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 0.525mg Tuna
Folate 2µg 2µg
Vitamin B12 1.6µg 10.88µg Tuna
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Surimi
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.335mg Tuna
Threonine 0.734mg 1.311mg Tuna
Isoleucine 0.709mg 1.378mg Tuna
Leucine 1.202mg 2.431mg Tuna
Lysine 1.387mg 2.747mg Tuna
Methionine 0.515mg 0.885mg Tuna
Phenylalanine 0.595mg 1.168mg Tuna
Valine 0.77mg 1.541mg Tuna
Histidine 0.35mg 0.88mg Tuna
Cholesterol 30mg 49mg Surimi
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.191g 1.612g Surimi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.149g 2.053g Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 0.443g 1.844g Tuna

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Surimi Tuna
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
171
Tuna
Mineral Summary Score
27
Surimi
41
Tuna

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
179%
Tuna
Carbohydrates
7%
Surimi
0%
Tuna
Fats
4%
Surimi
29%
Tuna

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 93mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Surimi
Surimi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.421g)
Which food is cheaper?
Surimi
Surimi is cheaper (difference - $3)

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. Tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173707/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.