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Oyster vs Salmon - 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?
?
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.
Oyster Salmon
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
Oyster 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
47
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
336
Oyster
25
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
5
:
3
Salmon
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%
Contains more Potassium +100.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.8%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%

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
:
5
Salmon
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) +∞%
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%

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
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Salmon
Fats
58%
Oyster
29%
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 Salmon Opinion
Calories 199 142 Oyster
Protein 8.77 19.84 Salmon
Fats 12.58 6.34 Oyster
Vitamin C 3.8 0 Oyster
Carbs 11.62 0 Oyster
Cholesterol 71 55 Salmon
Vitamin D
Iron 6.95 0.8 Oyster
Calcium 62 12 Oyster
Potassium 244 490 Salmon
Magnesium 58 29 Oyster
Sugars
Fiber 0 Salmon
Copper 4.294 0.25 Oyster
Zinc 87.13 0.64 Oyster
Starch
Phosphorus 159 200 Salmon
Sodium 417 44 Salmon
Vitamin A 302 40 Oyster
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.226 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.38 Salmon
Vitamin B3 1.65 7.86 Salmon
Vitamin B5 0.27 1.664 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.064 0.818 Salmon
Vitamin B12 15.63 3.18 Oyster
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 17 0 Oyster
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.197 0.981 Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702 2.103 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313 2.539 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.105 0.222 Salmon
Threonine 0.365 0.87 Salmon
Isoleucine 0.396 0.914 Salmon
Leucine 0.638 1.613 Salmon
Lysine 0.582 1.822 Salmon
Methionine 0.199 0.587 Salmon
Phenylalanine 0.352 0.775 Salmon
Valine 0.409 1.022 Salmon
Histidine 0.175 0.584 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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