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Oyster vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Oyster and Mackerel different?

  • Oyster is richer in Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B12, Iron, and Vitamin B1, while Mackerel is higher in Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Selenium.
  • Oyster covers your daily need of Zinc 782% more than Mackerel.
  • Oyster contains 43 times more Copper than Mackerel. Oyster contains 4.294mg of Copper, while Mackerel contains 0.1mg.
  • Oyster is lower in Saturated Fat.

Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried and Fish, mackerel, salted 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 Iron +396.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%
Contains more Zinc +7820.9%
Contains more Copper +4194%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.7%
Contains more Potassium +113.1%
Equal in Calcium - 66
Equal in Magnesium - 60
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Contains more Iron +396.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%
Contains more Zinc +7820.9%
Contains more Copper +4194%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.7%
Contains more Potassium +113.1%
Equal in Calcium - 66
Equal in Magnesium - 60

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
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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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +540.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.19
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +540.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.19

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oyster Mackerel
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
179
Oyster
212
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
534
Oyster
114
Mackerel

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
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Mackerel
Fats
58%
Oyster
116%
Mackerel

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. Oyster - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171979/nutrients
  2. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168149/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.