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Anchovy vs. Oysters — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Anchovy and Oysters

  • Anchovy has more Vitamin B3, Potassium, and Vitamin B6, however, Oysters is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Copper, Iron, Manganese, and Vitamin E .
  • Oysters covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 703% more than Anchovy.
  • Oysters has 8 times less Vitamin B3 than Anchovy. Anchovy has 14.024mg of Vitamin B3, while Oysters has 1.85mg.
  • Anchovy contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, anchovy, european, raw and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, wild, cooked, moist heat.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Magnesium +17.1%
Contains more Potassium +175.5%
Contains less Sodium -37.3%
Contains more Iron +183.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains more Zinc +4469.8%
Contains more Copper +2604.7%
Contains more Manganese +744.3%
Equal in Selenium - 39.5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 122% 30% 75% 34% 14% 47% 71% 10% 200%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 346% 25% 84% 13% 22% 2144% 1903% 78% 216%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Magnesium +17.1%
Contains more Potassium +175.5%
Contains less Sodium -37.3%
Contains more Iron +183.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains more Zinc +4469.8%
Contains more Copper +2604.7%
Contains more Manganese +744.3%
Equal in Selenium - 39.5

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +658.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +76%
Contains more Vitamin E +198.2%
Contains more Folate +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2722.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1900%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 12% 0% 0% 14% 60% 263% 39% 33% 7% 78% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 34% 0% 0% 9% 42% 35% 27% 15% 11% 2188% 71% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +658.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +76%
Contains more Vitamin E +198.2%
Contains more Folate +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2722.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1900%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +78.2%
Contains more Fats +41.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 78.19
Equal in Other - 1.52
20% 5% 73%
Protein: 20.35 g
Fats: 4.84 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.37 g
Other: 1.44 g
11% 3% 5% 78%
Protein: 11.42 g
Fats: 3.42 g
Carbs: 5.45 g
Water: 78.19 g
Other: 1.52 g
Contains more Protein +78.2%
Contains more Fats +41.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 78.19
Equal in Other - 1.52

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +133.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +55%
Contains less Saturated Fat -26.1%
31% 29% 40%
Saturated Fat: 1.282 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.182 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.637 g
38% 20% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.948 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.506 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.056 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +133.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +55%
Contains less Saturated Fat -26.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Anchovy Oysters
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Anchovy Oysters Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.45g Oysters
Protein 20.35g 11.42g Anchovy
Fats 4.84g 3.42g Anchovy
Carbs 0g 5.45g Oysters
Calories 131kcal 102kcal Anchovy
Starch 0.9g Oysters
Sugar 0g 1.23g Anchovy
Calcium 147mg 116mg Anchovy
Iron 3.25mg 9.21mg Oysters
Magnesium 41mg 35mg Anchovy
Phosphorus 174mg 194mg Oysters
Potassium 383mg 139mg Anchovy
Sodium 104mg 166mg Anchovy
Zinc 1.72mg 78.6mg Oysters
Copper 0.211mg 5.707mg Oysters
Manganese 0.07mg 0.591mg Oysters
Selenium 36.5µg 39.5µg Oysters
Vitamin A 50IU 88IU Oysters
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 26µg Oysters
Vitamin E 0.57mg 1.7mg Oysters
Vitamin D 2IU Oysters
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.036mg Anchovy
Vitamin B2 0.256mg 0.18mg Anchovy
Vitamin B3 14.024mg 1.85mg Anchovy
Vitamin B5 0.645mg 0.447mg Anchovy
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.061mg Anchovy
Folate 9µg 14µg Oysters
Vitamin B12 0.62µg 17.5µg Oysters
Choline 130mg Oysters
Vitamin K 0.1µg 2µg Oysters
Tryptophan 0.228mg 0.138mg Anchovy
Threonine 0.892mg 0.046mg Anchovy
Isoleucine 0.938mg 0.459mg Anchovy
Leucine 1.654mg 0.716mg Anchovy
Lysine 1.869mg 0.762mg Anchovy
Methionine 0.602mg 0.257mg Anchovy
Phenylalanine 0.794mg 0.413mg Anchovy
Valine 1.048mg 0.523mg Anchovy
Histidine 0.599mg 0.22mg Anchovy
Cholesterol 60mg 79mg Anchovy
Trans Fat 0.068g Anchovy
Saturated Fat 1.282g 0.948g Oysters
Omega-3 - DHA 0.911g 0.271g Anchovy
Omega-3 - EPA 0.538g 0.353g Anchovy
Omega-3 - DPA 0.029g 0.02g Anchovy
Monounsaturated Fat 1.182g 0.506g Anchovy
Polyunsaturated fat 1.637g 1.056g Anchovy
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.007g Oysters
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.061g Oysters
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.004g Oysters
Omega-3 - ALA 0.163g Oysters
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.004g Oysters
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.007g Oysters

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Anchovy Oysters
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
39%
Anchovy
188%
Oysters
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Anchovy
486%
Oysters

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Oysters
Oysters is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oysters
Oysters is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.334g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Anchovy
Anchovy contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Anchovy
Anchovy is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Anchovy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174182/nutrients
  2. Oysters - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171980/nutrients

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

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