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Milkfish vs. Oysters — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Milkfish and Oysters

  • Milkfish has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5, while Oysters has more Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, and Vitamin B2.
  • Oysters's daily need coverage for Zinc is 705% higher.
  • Oysters contains 8 times less Vitamin B6 than Milkfish. Milkfish contains 0.488mg of Vitamin B6, while Oysters contains 0.061mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, milkfish, cooked, dry heat 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 Potassium +169.1%
Contains less Sodium -44.6%
Contains more Calcium +78.5%
Contains more Iron +2146.3%
Contains more Zinc +7385.7%
Contains more Copper +12870.5%
Contains more Manganese +2173.1%
Contains more Selenium +143.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 35
Equal in Phosphorus - 194
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 16% 28% 90% 33% 12% 29% 15% 4% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 346% 25% 84% 13% 22% 2144% 1903% 78% 216%
Contains more Potassium +169.1%
Contains less Sodium -44.6%
Contains more Calcium +78.5%
Contains more Iron +2146.3%
Contains more Zinc +7385.7%
Contains more Copper +12870.5%
Contains more Manganese +2173.1%
Contains more Selenium +143.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 35
Equal in Phosphorus - 194

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 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +346.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +700%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +435.2%
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% 4% 16% 155% 52% 113% 14% 409% 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 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +346.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +700%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +435.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +130.5%
Contains more Fats +152.3%
Contains more Other +59.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +24.8%
26% 9% 63% 2%
Protein: 26.32 g
Fats: 8.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.63 g
Other: 2.42 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 +130.5%
Contains more Fats +152.3%
Contains more Other +59.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +24.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Milkfish Oysters
Rich in minerals ok
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 vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Milkfish Oysters Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.45g Oysters
Protein 26.32g 11.42g Milkfish
Fats 8.63g 3.42g Milkfish
Carbs 0g 5.45g Oysters
Calories 190kcal 102kcal Milkfish
Starch 0.9g Oysters
Sugar 1.23g Milkfish
Calcium 65mg 116mg Oysters
Iron 0.41mg 9.21mg Oysters
Magnesium 38mg 35mg Milkfish
Phosphorus 208mg 194mg Milkfish
Potassium 374mg 139mg Milkfish
Sodium 92mg 166mg Milkfish
Zinc 1.05mg 78.6mg Oysters
Copper 0.044mg 5.707mg Oysters
Manganese 0.026mg 0.591mg Oysters
Selenium 16.2µg 39.5µg Oysters
Vitamin A 109IU 88IU Milkfish
Vitamin A RAE 33µg 26µg Milkfish
Vitamin E 1.7mg Oysters
Vitamin D 2IU Oysters
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.036mg Oysters
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.18mg Oysters
Vitamin B3 8.256mg 1.85mg Milkfish
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.447mg Milkfish
Vitamin B6 0.488mg 0.061mg Milkfish
Folate 18µg 14µg Milkfish
Vitamin B12 3.27µg 17.5µg Oysters
Choline 130mg Oysters
Vitamin K 2µg Oysters
Tryptophan 0.295mg 0.138mg Milkfish
Threonine 1.154mg 0.046mg Milkfish
Isoleucine 1.213mg 0.459mg Milkfish
Leucine 2.139mg 0.716mg Milkfish
Lysine 2.417mg 0.762mg Milkfish
Methionine 0.779mg 0.257mg Milkfish
Phenylalanine 1.028mg 0.413mg Milkfish
Valine 1.356mg 0.523mg Milkfish
Histidine 0.775mg 0.22mg Milkfish
Cholesterol 67mg 79mg Milkfish
Trans Fat 0.068g Milkfish
Saturated Fat 0.948g Milkfish
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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Milkfish 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
59%
Milkfish
188%
Oysters
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Milkfish
486%
Oysters

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Oysters
Oysters is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milkfish
Milkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 74mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.948g)
Which food is cheaper?
Milkfish
Milkfish 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. Milkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171995/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.