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Squid as food vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.961g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Squid as food
Squid as food is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Squid as food
Squid as food is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 153mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sodium (difference - 327mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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.

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.
Squid as food Oyster
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Squid as food Oyster
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
63
Squid as food
78
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
103
Squid as food
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
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3
Oyster
Contains more Iron +56%
Contains more Calcium +190.3%
Contains more Potassium +161.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +264.8%
Contains more Copper +330.3%
Contains more Zinc +2418.2%
Contains less Sodium -44%
Equal in Magnesium - 58
Contains more Iron +56%
Contains more Calcium +190.3%
Contains more Potassium +161.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +264.8%
Contains more Copper +330.3%
Contains more Zinc +2418.2%
Contains less Sodium -44%
Equal in Magnesium - 58

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
:
3
Oyster
Contains more Vitamin C +123.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +755.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +321.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +782.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +189.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +755.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +321.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +782.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +189.4%
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
195%
Squid as food
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
2%
Squid as food
12%
Oyster
Fats
6%
Squid as food
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 Squid as food Oyster Opinion
Calories 158 199 Oyster
Protein 32.48 8.77 Squid as food
Fats 1.4 12.58 Oyster
Vitamin C 8.5 3.8 Squid as food
Carbs 1.64 11.62 Oyster
Cholesterol 224 71 Oyster
Vitamin D
Iron 10.84 6.95 Squid as food
Calcium 180 62 Squid as food
Potassium 637 244 Squid as food
Magnesium 60 58 Squid as food
Sugars
Fiber 0 Squid as food
Copper 0.998 4.294 Oyster
Zinc 3.46 87.13 Oyster
Starch
Phosphorus 580 159 Squid as food
Sodium 744 417 Oyster
Vitamin A 675 302 Squid as food
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.15 Oyster
Vitamin B2 1.729 0.202 Squid as food
Vitamin B3 2.189 1.65 Squid as food
Vitamin B5 0.9 0.27 Squid as food
Vitamin B6 0.27 0.064 Squid as food
Vitamin B12 5.4 15.63 Oyster
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 17 Oyster
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.236 3.197 Squid as food
Monounsaturated Fat 0.162 4.702 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 0.268 3.313 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.364 0.105 Squid as food
Threonine 1.398 0.365 Squid as food
Isoleucine 1.414 0.396 Squid as food
Leucine 2.287 0.638 Squid as food
Lysine 2.427 0.582 Squid as food
Methionine 0.733 0.199 Squid as food
Phenylalanine 1.164 0.352 Squid as food
Valine 1.419 0.409 Squid as food
Histidine 0.624 0.175 Squid as food
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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