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Oyster vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 110mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.669g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 71mg)
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 lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.

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 Sardine
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Oyster Sardine
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
68
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
336
Oyster
58
Sardine

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 +138%
Contains more Magnesium +48.7%
Contains more Copper +2208.6%
Contains more Zinc +6551.1%
Contains more Calcium +516.1%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.2%
Contains less Sodium -26.4%
Contains more Iron +138%
Contains more Magnesium +48.7%
Contains more Copper +2208.6%
Contains more Zinc +6551.1%
Contains more Calcium +516.1%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.2%
Contains less Sodium -26.4%

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +179.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +74.8%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +179.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +74.8%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.9%

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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Sardine
Fats
58%
Oyster
53%
Sardine

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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 Sardine Opinion
Calories 199 208 Sardine
Protein 8.77 24.62 Sardine
Fats 12.58 11.45 Oyster
Vitamin C 3.8 0 Oyster
Carbs 11.62 0 Oyster
Cholesterol 71 142 Oyster
Vitamin D 193 Sardine
Iron 6.95 2.92 Oyster
Calcium 62 382 Sardine
Potassium 244 397 Sardine
Magnesium 58 39 Oyster
Sugars 0 Sardine
Fiber 0 Sardine
Copper 4.294 0.186 Oyster
Zinc 87.13 1.31 Oyster
Starch
Phosphorus 159 490 Sardine
Sodium 417 307 Sardine
Vitamin A 302 108 Oyster
Vitamin E 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.08 Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.227 Sardine
Vitamin B3 1.65 5.245 Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.27 0.642 Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.064 0.167 Sardine
Vitamin B12 15.63 8.94 Oyster
Vitamin K 2.6 Sardine
Folic acid (B9) 17 0 Oyster
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.197 1.528 Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702 3.869 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313 5.148 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.105 0.276 Sardine
Threonine 0.365 1.079 Sardine
Isoleucine 0.396 1.134 Sardine
Leucine 0.638 2.001 Sardine
Lysine 0.582 2.26 Sardine
Methionine 0.199 0.729 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.352 0.961 Sardine
Valine 0.409 1.268 Sardine
Histidine 0.175 0.725 Sardine
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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