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Salmon vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 373mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.216g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $10)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Salmon Oyster
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Salmon Oyster
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
47
Salmon
78
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
25
Salmon
336
Oyster

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
Salmon
3
:
5
Oyster
Contains more Potassium +100.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.8%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Iron +768.8%
Contains more Calcium +416.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +1617.6%
Contains more Zinc +13514.1%
Contains more Potassium +100.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.8%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Iron +768.8%
Contains more Calcium +416.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +1617.6%
Contains more Zinc +13514.1%

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
Salmon
5
:
4
Oyster
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +376.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +516.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1178.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +655%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +391.5%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +376.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +516.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1178.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +655%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +391.5%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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 the food
Protein
119%
Salmon
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
0%
Salmon
12%
Oyster
Fats
29%
Salmon
58%
Oyster

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Salmon Oyster Opinion
Calories 142 199 Oyster
Protein 19.84 8.77 Salmon
Fats 6.34 12.58 Oyster
Vitamin C 0 3.8 Oyster
Carbs 0 11.62 Oyster
Cholesterol 55 71 Salmon
Vitamin D
Iron 0.8 6.95 Oyster
Calcium 12 62 Oyster
Potassium 490 244 Salmon
Magnesium 29 58 Oyster
Sugars
Fiber 0 Salmon
Copper 0.25 4.294 Oyster
Zinc 0.64 87.13 Oyster
Starch
Phosphorus 200 159 Salmon
Sodium 44 417 Salmon
Vitamin A 40 302 Oyster
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.226 0.15 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.38 0.202 Salmon
Vitamin B3 7.86 1.65 Salmon
Vitamin B5 1.664 0.27 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.818 0.064 Salmon
Vitamin B12 3.18 15.63 Oyster
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 17 Oyster
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.981 3.197 Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.103 4.702 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 2.539 3.313 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.222 0.105 Salmon
Threonine 0.87 0.365 Salmon
Isoleucine 0.914 0.396 Salmon
Leucine 1.613 0.638 Salmon
Lysine 1.822 0.582 Salmon
Methionine 0.587 0.199 Salmon
Phenylalanine 0.775 0.352 Salmon
Valine 1.022 0.409 Salmon
Histidine 0.584 0.175 Salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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