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Tuna vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 367mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.585g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $4)
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 richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
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.
Tuna Oyster
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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
Tuna 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
90
Tuna
78
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tuna
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
Tuna
4
:
4
Oyster
Contains more Potassium +32.4%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +105%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Iron +430.5%
Contains more Calcium +520%
Contains more Copper +3803.6%
Contains more Zinc +11215.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 58
Contains more Potassium +32.4%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +105%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Iron +430.5%
Contains more Calcium +520%
Contains more Copper +3803.6%
Contains more Zinc +11215.6%
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
Tuna
6
:
3
Oyster
Contains more Vitamin A +734.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +538.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +407.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +720.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.7%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +734.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +538.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +407.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +720.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.7%
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
179%
Tuna
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
12%
Oyster
Fats
29%
Tuna
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 Tuna Oyster Opinion
Calories 184 199 Oyster
Protein 29.91 8.77 Tuna
Fats 6.28 12.58 Oyster
Vitamin C 0 3.8 Oyster
Carbs 0 11.62 Oyster
Cholesterol 49 71 Tuna
Vitamin D
Iron 1.31 6.95 Oyster
Calcium 10 62 Oyster
Potassium 323 244 Tuna
Magnesium 64 58 Tuna
Sugars
Fiber 0 Tuna
Copper 0.11 4.294 Oyster
Zinc 0.77 87.13 Oyster
Starch
Phosphorus 326 159 Tuna
Sodium 50 417 Tuna
Vitamin A 2520 302 Tuna
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.15 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.202 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 1.65 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 0.27 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.064 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 15.63 Oyster
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 17 Oyster
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.612 3.197 Tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 4.702 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 3.313 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.335 0.105 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 0.365 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 0.396 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 0.638 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 0.582 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.199 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 0.352 Tuna
Valine 1.541 0.409 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.175 Tuna
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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