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Oyster vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Oyster and Sardine?

  • Oyster is richer in Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, and Manganese, while Sardine is higher in Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Oyster's daily need coverage for Zinc is 780% higher.
  • Sardine has 23 times less Copper than Oyster. Oyster has 4.294mg of Copper, while Sardine has 0.186mg.
  • Oyster is lower in Cholesterol.

We used Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone 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
Oyster
4
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Contains more Iron +138%
Contains more Magnesium +48.7%
Contains more Zinc +6551.1%
Contains more Copper +2208.6%
Contains more Calcium +516.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.2%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains less Sodium -26.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62%
Contains more Iron +138%
Contains more Magnesium +48.7%
Contains more Zinc +6551.1%
Contains more Copper +2208.6%
Contains more Calcium +516.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.2%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains less Sodium -26.4%

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +179.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Folate +210%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +74.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.9%
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 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +179.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Folate +210%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +74.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.9%

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 Sardine
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Sardine Opinion
Net carbs 11.62g 0g Oyster
Protein 8.77g 24.62g Sardine
Fats 12.58g 11.45g Oyster
Carbs 11.62g 0g Oyster
Calories 199kcal 208kcal Sardine
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Oyster
Fiber g 0g Sardine
Calcium 62mg 382mg Sardine
Iron 6.95mg 2.92mg Oyster
Magnesium 58mg 39mg Oyster
Phosphorus 159mg 490mg Sardine
Potassium 244mg 397mg Sardine
Sodium 417mg 307mg Sardine
Zinc 87.13mg 1.31mg Oyster
Copper 4.294mg 0.186mg Oyster
Vitamin A 302IU 108IU Oyster
Vitamin E mg 2.04mg Sardine
Vitamin D IU 193IU Sardine
Vitamin D µg 4.8µg Sardine
Vitamin C 3.8mg 0mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.08mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.202mg 0.227mg Sardine
Vitamin B3 1.65mg 5.245mg Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.27mg 0.642mg Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.064mg 0.167mg Sardine
Folate 31µg 10µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 15.63µg 8.94µg Oyster
Vitamin K µg 2.6µg Sardine
Tryptophan 0.105mg 0.276mg Sardine
Threonine 0.365mg 1.079mg Sardine
Isoleucine 0.396mg 1.134mg Sardine
Leucine 0.638mg 2.001mg Sardine
Lysine 0.582mg 2.26mg Sardine
Methionine 0.199mg 0.729mg Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.352mg 0.961mg Sardine
Valine 0.409mg 1.268mg Sardine
Histidine 0.175mg 0.725mg Sardine
Cholesterol 71mg 142mg Oyster
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.197g 1.528g Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702g 3.869g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313g 5.148g Sardine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oyster Sardine
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
131
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
534
Oyster
79
Sardine

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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Sardine
Fats
58%
Oyster
53%
Sardine

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 110mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.669g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 71mg)
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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.