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Oyster vs Cod - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Oyster and Cod

  • Oyster has more Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, and Manganese, however Cod is higher in Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cod covers your daily need of Vitamin B5 3055% more than Oyster.
  • Oyster has 194 times more Zinc than Cod. While Oyster has 87.13mg of Zinc, Cod has only 0.45mg.
  • Cod has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried and Fish, cod, Atlantic, raw.

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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
Oyster
5
:
3
Cod
Contains more Iron +1728.9%
Contains more Calcium +287.5%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Copper +15235.7%
Contains more Zinc +19262.2%
Contains more Potassium +69.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 261% 19% 22% 42% 1432% 2377% 69% 55%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 5% 37% 23% 10% 13% 87% 8%
Contains more Iron +1728.9%
Contains more Calcium +287.5%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Copper +15235.7%
Contains more Zinc +19262.2%
Contains more Potassium +69.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.1%

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
Oyster
6
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6
Cod
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin A +655%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1617.6%
Contains more Folate +342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +282.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 19% 0% 0% 38% 47% 31% 17% 15% 1954% 0% 24%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 3% 13% 27% 19% 15% 39% 9180% 57% 114% 1% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin A +655%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1617.6%
Contains more Folate +342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +282.8%

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
179
Oyster
790
Cod
Mineral Summary Score
534
Oyster
24
Cod

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
53%
Oyster
107%
Cod
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Cod
Fats
58%
Oyster
3%
Cod

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

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Oyster Cod
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 363mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.066g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oyster Cod Opinion
Calories 199 82 Oyster
Protein 8.77 17.81 Cod
Fats 12.58 0.67 Oyster
Vitamin C 3.8 1 Oyster
Carbs 11.62 0 Oyster
Cholesterol 71 43 Cod
Vitamin D 36 Cod
Iron 6.95 0.38 Oyster
Calcium 62 16 Oyster
Potassium 244 413 Cod
Magnesium 58 32 Oyster
Sugar 0 Oyster
Fiber 0 Cod
Copper 4.294 0.028 Oyster
Zinc 87.13 0.45 Oyster
Starch
Phosphorus 159 203 Cod
Sodium 417 54 Cod
Vitamin A 302 40 Oyster
Vitamin E 0.64 Cod
Vitamin D 0.9 Cod
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.076 Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.065 Oyster
Vitamin B3 1.65 2.063 Cod
Vitamin B5 0.27 153 Cod
Vitamin B6 0.064 0.245 Cod
Vitamin B12 15.63 0.91 Oyster
Vitamin K 0.1 Cod
Folate 31 7 Oyster
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.197 0.131 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702 0.094 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313 0.231 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.105 0.199 Cod
Threonine 0.365 0.781 Cod
Isoleucine 0.396 0.821 Cod
Leucine 0.638 1.447 Cod
Lysine 0.582 1.635 Cod
Methionine 0.199 0.527 Cod
Phenylalanine 0.352 0.695 Cod
Valine 0.409 0.917 Cod
Histidine 0.175 0.524 Cod
Fructose

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. Oyster - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171979/nutrients
  2. Cod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171955/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.