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Halibut vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Halibut and Oyster?

  • Halibut is richer in Vitamin B6, while Oyster is higher in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Oyster's daily need coverage for Zinc is 788% higher.
  • Oyster has 7 times less Vitamin B6 than Halibut. Halibut has 0.42mg of Vitamin B6, while Oyster has 0.064mg.
  • Halibut is lower in Sodium.

We used Fish, halibut, Greenland, raw and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried types in this comparison.

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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
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5
Oyster
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Calcium +1966.7%
Contains more Iron +953%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Zinc +21682.5%
Contains more Copper +14213.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 159
Equal in Potassium - 244
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 25% 19% 71% 24% 11% 11% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Calcium +1966.7%
Contains more Iron +953%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Zinc +21682.5%
Contains more Copper +14213.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 159
Equal in Potassium - 244

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 B6 +556.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +542.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.5%
Contains more Folate +3000%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1463%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.65
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.27
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 15% 822% 0% 15% 19% 29% 15% 97% 1% 126% 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 B6 +556.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +542.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.5%
Contains more Folate +3000%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1463%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.65
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.27

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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2
Oyster
Contains more Protein +63.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +52%
Equal in Fats - 12.58
Equal in Water - 64.72
14% 14% 70%
Protein: 14.37 g
Fats: 13.84 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.27 g
Other: 1.52 g
9% 13% 12% 65% 2%
Protein: 8.77 g
Fats: 12.58 g
Carbs: 11.62 g
Water: 64.72 g
Other: 2.31 g
Contains more Protein +63.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +52%
Equal in Fats - 12.58
Equal in Water - 64.72

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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1
Oyster
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +78.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +142.4%
20% 69% 11%
Saturated Fat: 2.419 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.378 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.367 g
29% 42% 30%
Saturated Fat: 3.197 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.702 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.313 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +78.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +142.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Halibut Oyster Opinion
Net carbs 0g 11.62g Oyster
Protein 14.37g 8.77g Halibut
Fats 13.84g 12.58g Halibut
Carbs 0g 11.62g Oyster
Calories 186kcal 199kcal Oyster
Calcium 3mg 62mg Oyster
Iron 0.66mg 6.95mg Oyster
Magnesium 26mg 58mg Oyster
Phosphorus 164mg 159mg Halibut
Potassium 268mg 244mg Halibut
Sodium 80mg 417mg Halibut
Zinc 0.4mg 87.13mg Oyster
Copper 0.03mg 4.294mg Oyster
Vitamin A 47IU 302IU Oyster
Vitamin A RAE 14µg 90µg Oyster
Vitamin E 0.73mg Halibut
Vitamin D 1097IU Halibut
Vitamin D 27.4µg Halibut
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.15mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.202mg Oyster
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 1.65mg Oyster
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.27mg Oyster
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.064mg Halibut
Folate 1µg 31µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 1µg 15.63µg Oyster
Vitamin K 0.1µg Halibut
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.105mg Halibut
Threonine 0.63mg 0.365mg Halibut
Isoleucine 0.662mg 0.396mg Halibut
Leucine 1.168mg 0.638mg Halibut
Lysine 1.32mg 0.582mg Halibut
Methionine 0.425mg 0.199mg Halibut
Phenylalanine 0.561mg 0.352mg Halibut
Valine 0.74mg 0.409mg Halibut
Histidine 0.423mg 0.175mg Halibut
Cholesterol 46mg 71mg Halibut
Saturated Fat 2.419g 3.197g Halibut
Omega-3 - DHA 0.393g 0.218g Halibut
Omega-3 - EPA 0.526g 0.202g Halibut
Omega-3 - DPA 0.089g 0.048g Halibut
Monounsaturated Fat 8.378g 4.702g Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.367g 3.313g Oyster

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Halibut Oyster
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores show how much of your all daily needs across all vitamins or minerals this food would cover if you took three 100 grams servings of it (approximation of 3 serving sizes)
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
95%
Halibut
179%
Oyster
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Halibut
534%
Oyster

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Halibut
Halibut contains less Sodium (difference - 337mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.778g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Halibut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171965/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.