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Ling fish vs. Oysters — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Ling fish and Oysters?

  • Ling fish is higher in Vitamin B6, Selenium, Magnesium, and Potassium, however, Oysters is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, and Manganese.
  • Oysters's daily need coverage for Zinc is 705% more.
  • Oysters contains 6 times less Vitamin B6 than Ling fish. Ling fish contains 0.351mg of Vitamin B6, while Oysters contains 0.061mg.
  • Ling fish has less Cholesterol.

We used Fish, ling, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, wild, cooked, moist heat types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +131.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.9%
Contains more Potassium +249.6%
Contains more Selenium +18.5%
Contains more Calcium +163.6%
Contains more Iron +1009.6%
Contains more Zinc +7760%
Contains more Copper +3947.5%
Contains more Manganese +1455.3%
Equal in Sodium - 166
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 32% 58% 109% 43% 23% 28% 47% 5% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 346% 25% 84% 13% 22% 2144% 1903% 78% 216%
Contains more Magnesium +131.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.9%
Contains more Potassium +249.6%
Contains more Selenium +18.5%
Contains more Calcium +163.6%
Contains more Iron +1009.6%
Contains more Zinc +7760%
Contains more Copper +3947.5%
Contains more Manganese +1455.3%
Equal in Sodium - 166

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 A +30.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +252.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +475.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.1%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2592.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 32% 54% 53% 23% 81% 6% 82% 0% 0%
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 A +30.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +252.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +475.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.1%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2592.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +113.2%
Contains more Fats +317.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +60%
Equal in Water - 78.19
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 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 +113.2%
Contains more Fats +317.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +60%
Equal in Water - 78.19

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Ling fish Oysters
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Ling fish Oysters Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.45g Oysters
Protein 24.35g 11.42g Ling fish
Fats 0.82g 3.42g Oysters
Carbs 0g 5.45g Oysters
Calories 111kcal 102kcal Ling fish
Starch 0.9g Oysters
Sugar 1.23g Ling fish
Calcium 44mg 116mg Oysters
Iron 0.83mg 9.21mg Oysters
Magnesium 81mg 35mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 254mg 194mg Ling fish
Potassium 486mg 139mg Ling fish
Sodium 173mg 166mg Oysters
Zinc 1mg 78.6mg Oysters
Copper 0.141mg 5.707mg Oysters
Manganese 0.038mg 0.591mg Oysters
Selenium 46.8µg 39.5µg Ling fish
Vitamin A 115IU 88IU Ling fish
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 26µg Ling fish
Vitamin E 1.7mg Oysters
Vitamin D 2IU Oysters
Vitamin B1 0.127mg 0.036mg Ling fish
Vitamin B2 0.231mg 0.18mg Ling fish
Vitamin B3 2.801mg 1.85mg Ling fish
Vitamin B5 0.369mg 0.447mg Oysters
Vitamin B6 0.351mg 0.061mg Ling fish
Folate 8µg 14µg Oysters
Vitamin B12 0.65µg 17.5µg Oysters
Choline 130mg Oysters
Vitamin K 2µg Oysters
Tryptophan 0.273mg 0.138mg Ling fish
Threonine 1.067mg 0.046mg Ling fish
Isoleucine 1.122mg 0.459mg Ling fish
Leucine 1.979mg 0.716mg Ling fish
Lysine 2.236mg 0.762mg Ling fish
Methionine 0.721mg 0.257mg Ling fish
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.413mg Ling fish
Valine 1.254mg 0.523mg Ling fish
Histidine 0.717mg 0.22mg Ling fish
Cholesterol 51mg 79mg Ling fish
Trans Fat 0.068g Ling fish
Saturated Fat 0.948g Ling fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.271g Oysters
Omega-3 - EPA 0.353g Oysters
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g Oysters
Monounsaturated Fat 0.506g Oysters
Polyunsaturated fat 1.056g Oysters
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
Ling fish 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
26%
Ling fish
188%
Oysters
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Ling fish
486%
Oysters

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Oysters
Oysters contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.948g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ling fish
Ling fish 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 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

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. Ling fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174234/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.

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