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Mackerel vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mackerel and Oyster different?

  • Mackerel is richer in Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Selenium, while Oyster is higher in Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B12, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Oyster covers your daily need of Zinc 782% more than Mackerel.
  • Mackerel contains 11 times more Sodium than Oyster. Mackerel contains 4450mg of Sodium, while Oyster contains 417mg.

Fish, mackerel, salted and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried types were used in this article.

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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 Phosphorus +59.7%
Contains more Potassium +113.1%
Contains more Iron +396.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%
Contains more Zinc +7820.9%
Contains more Copper +4194%
Equal in Calcium - 62
Equal in Magnesium - 58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.7%
Contains more Potassium +113.1%
Contains more Iron +396.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%
Contains more Zinc +7820.9%
Contains more Copper +4194%
Equal in Calcium - 62
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
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Oyster
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +540.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Folate +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.3%
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 10% 48% 756% 0% 5% 44% 62% 0% 95% 12% 1500% 20%
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 B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +540.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Folate +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.3%
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.
Mackerel Oyster
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mackerel Oyster Opinion
Net carbs 0g 11.62g Oyster
Protein 18.5g 8.77g Mackerel
Fats 25.1g 12.58g Mackerel
Carbs 0g 11.62g Oyster
Calories 305kcal 199kcal Mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Oyster
Fiber 0g g Mackerel
Calcium 66mg 62mg Mackerel
Iron 1.4mg 6.95mg Oyster
Magnesium 60mg 58mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 254mg 159mg Mackerel
Potassium 520mg 244mg Mackerel
Sodium 4450mg 417mg Oyster
Zinc 1.1mg 87.13mg Oyster
Copper 0.1mg 4.294mg Oyster
Vitamin A 157IU 302IU Oyster
Vitamin E 2.38mg mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 1006IU IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2µg µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.15mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.202mg Oyster
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 1.65mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 mg 0.27mg Oyster
Vitamin B6 0.41mg 0.064mg Mackerel
Folate 15µg 31µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 12µg 15.63µg Oyster
Vitamin K 7.8µg µg Mackerel
Tryptophan mg 0.105mg Oyster
Threonine mg 0.365mg Oyster
Isoleucine mg 0.396mg Oyster
Leucine mg 0.638mg Oyster
Lysine mg 0.582mg Oyster
Methionine mg 0.199mg Oyster
Phenylalanine mg 0.352mg Oyster
Valine mg 0.409mg Oyster
Histidine mg 0.175mg Oyster
Cholesterol 95mg 71mg Oyster
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.148g 3.197g Oyster
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32g 4.702g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 3.313g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mackerel 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
212
Mackerel
179
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
114
Mackerel
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
111%
Mackerel
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
0%
Mackerel
12%
Oyster
Fats
116%
Mackerel
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 - 4033mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.951g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $4)
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. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168149/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.