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Caviar vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Caviar and Oyster

  • Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, however Oyster is richer in Zinc, and Copper.
  • Oyster covers your daily Zinc needs 783% more than Caviar.
  • Oyster has 13 times less Vitamin B5 than Caviar. Caviar has 3.5mg of Vitamin B5, while Oyster has 0.27mg.
  • Oyster contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, caviar, black and red, granular 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
Caviar
4
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4
Oyster
Contains more Calcium +343.5%
Contains more Iron +70.9%
Contains more Magnesium +417.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.9%
Contains more Potassium +34.8%
Contains less Sodium -72.2%
Contains more Zinc +9071.6%
Contains more Copper +3803.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Contains more Calcium +343.5%
Contains more Iron +70.9%
Contains more Magnesium +417.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.9%
Contains more Potassium +34.8%
Contains less Sodium -72.2%
Contains more Zinc +9071.6%
Contains more Copper +3803.6%

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
Caviar
10
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2
Oyster
Contains more Vitamin A +199.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1275%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
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 A +199.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1275%

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.
Caviar Oyster
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Oyster Opinion
Net carbs 4g 11.62g Oyster
Protein 24.6g 8.77g Caviar
Fats 17.9g 12.58g Caviar
Carbs 4g 11.62g Oyster
Calories 264kcal 199kcal Caviar
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Oyster
Fiber 0g g Caviar
Calcium 275mg 62mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 6.95mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 58mg Caviar
Phosphorus 356mg 159mg Caviar
Potassium 181mg 244mg Oyster
Sodium 1500mg 417mg Oyster
Zinc 0.95mg 87.13mg Oyster
Copper 0.11mg 4.294mg Oyster
Vitamin A 905IU 302IU Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU IU Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9µg µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.19mg 0.15mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62mg 0.202mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 1.65mg Oyster
Vitamin B5 3.5mg 0.27mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0.064mg Caviar
Folate 50µg 31µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg 15.63µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323mg 0.105mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg 0.365mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg 0.396mg Caviar
Leucine 2.133mg 0.638mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg 0.582mg Caviar
Methionine 0.646mg 0.199mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg 0.352mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg 0.409mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg 0.175mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg 71mg Oyster
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.06g 3.197g Oyster
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g 4.702g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g 3.313g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Caviar 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
266
Caviar
179
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
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
148%
Caviar
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
12%
Oyster
Fats
83%
Caviar
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 - 1083mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 517mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.863g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $97)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.