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Oyster vs Chinook salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 357mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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.
Oyster Chinook salmon
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Oyster Chinook salmon
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
78
Oyster
40
Chinook salmon
Mineral Summary Score
336
Oyster
37
Chinook salmon

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
Oyster
4
:
Contains more Iron +663.7%
Contains more Calcium +121.4%
Contains more Copper +8001.9%
Contains more Zinc +15458.9%
Contains more Potassium +107%
Contains more Magnesium +110.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.6%
Contains more Iron +663.7%
Contains more Calcium +121.4%
Contains more Copper +8001.9%
Contains more Zinc +15458.9%
Contains more Potassium +107%
Contains more Magnesium +110.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.6%

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
Oyster
4
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +444.6%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +508.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +220.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +621.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.1
Contains more Vitamin B1 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +444.6%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +508.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +220.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +621.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.1

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
53%
Oyster
154%
Chinook salmon
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Chinook salmon
Fats
58%
Oyster
62%
Chinook salmon

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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 Oyster Chinook salmon Opinion
Calories 199 231 Chinook salmon
Protein 8.77 25.72 Chinook salmon
Fats 12.58 13.38 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 3.8 4.1 Chinook salmon
Carbs 11.62 0 Oyster
Cholesterol 71 85 Oyster
Vitamin D
Iron 6.95 0.91 Oyster
Calcium 62 28 Oyster
Potassium 244 505 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 58 122 Chinook salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 Chinook salmon
Copper 4.294 0.053 Oyster
Zinc 87.13 0.56 Oyster
Starch
Phosphorus 159 371 Chinook salmon
Sodium 417 60 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 302 496 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.044 Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.154 Oyster
Vitamin B3 1.65 10.045 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.27 0.865 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 0.064 0.462 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 15.63 2.87 Oyster
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 17 0 Oyster
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.197 3.214 Oyster
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702 5.742 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313 2.662 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.105 0.288 Chinook salmon
Threonine 0.365 1.127 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 0.396 1.185 Chinook salmon
Leucine 0.638 2.09 Chinook salmon
Lysine 0.582 2.362 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.199 0.761 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 0.352 1.004 Chinook salmon
Valine 0.409 1.325 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.175 0.757 Chinook 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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