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Alaska pollock vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Alaska pollock and Oyster

  • Alaska pollock is higher in Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3, yet Oyster is higher in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, and Manganese.
  • Oyster covers your daily Zinc needs 787% more than Alaska pollock.
  • Alaska pollock contains 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Oyster. While Alaska pollock contains 0.329mg of Vitamin B6, Oyster contains only 0.064mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Alaska pollock is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried.

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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
Contains more Calcium +16.1%
Contains more Magnesium +39.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.9%
Contains more Potassium +76.2%
Contains more Iron +1141.1%
Contains more Zinc +15186%
Contains more Copper +7056.7%
Equal in Sodium - 417
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Contains more Calcium +16.1%
Contains more Magnesium +39.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.9%
Contains more Potassium +76.2%
Contains more Iron +1141.1%
Contains more Zinc +15186%
Contains more Copper +7056.7%
Equal in Sodium - 417

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
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Oyster
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +414.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +492.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.8%
Contains more Folate +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +327%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.202
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 6% 39% 0% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 3% 458% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 19% 0% 0% 13% 38% 47% 31% 17% 15% 24% 1954% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +414.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +492.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.8%
Contains more Folate +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +327%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.202

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Alaska pollock Oyster
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Alaska pollock Oyster Opinion
Net carbs 0g 11.62g Oyster
Protein 23.48g 8.77g Alaska pollock
Fats 1.18g 12.58g Oyster
Carbs 0g 11.62g Oyster
Calories 111kcal 199kcal Oyster
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Oyster
Fiber 0g g Alaska pollock
Calcium 72mg 62mg Alaska pollock
Iron 0.56mg 6.95mg Oyster
Magnesium 81mg 58mg Alaska pollock
Phosphorus 267mg 159mg Alaska pollock
Potassium 430mg 244mg Alaska pollock
Sodium 419mg 417mg Oyster
Zinc 0.57mg 87.13mg Oyster
Copper 0.06mg 4.294mg Oyster
Vitamin A 51IU 302IU Oyster
Vitamin E 0.28mg mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 51IU IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3µg µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.15mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.223mg 0.202mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 3.949mg 1.65mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.432mg 0.27mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B6 0.329mg 0.064mg Alaska pollock
Folate 3µg 31µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 3.66µg 15.63µg Oyster
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Alaska pollock
Tryptophan 0.263mg 0.105mg Alaska pollock
Threonine 1.029mg 0.365mg Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 1.082mg 0.396mg Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.908mg 0.638mg Alaska pollock
Lysine 2.157mg 0.582mg Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.696mg 0.199mg Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.917mg 0.352mg Alaska pollock
Valine 1.21mg 0.409mg Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.691mg 0.175mg Alaska pollock
Cholesterol 86mg 71mg Oyster
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.159g 3.197g Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g 4.702g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 0.583g 3.313g Oyster

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Alaska pollock Oyster
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
62
Alaska pollock
179
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
43
Alaska pollock
534
Oyster

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 food.
Protein
141%
Alaska pollock
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
0%
Alaska pollock
12%
Oyster
Fats
5%
Alaska pollock
58%
Oyster

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.038g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/nutrients
  2. Oyster - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171979/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.