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Oyster vs Halibut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Oyster and Halibut?

  • Oyster is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A, while Halibut is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Oyster's daily need coverage for Zinc is 788% higher.
  • Halibut has 143 times less Copper than Oyster. Oyster has 4.294mg of Copper, while Halibut has 0.03mg.
  • Halibut is lower in Sodium.

We used Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried and Fish, halibut, Greenland, raw 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
5
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Contains more Iron +953%
Contains more Calcium +1966.7%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Copper +14213.3%
Contains more Zinc +21682.5%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Equal in Potassium - 268
Equal in Phosphorus - 164
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 261% 19% 22% 42% 1432% 2377% 69% 55%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 25% 1% 24% 19% 10% 11% 71% 11%
Contains more Iron +953%
Contains more Calcium +1966.7%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Copper +14213.3%
Contains more Zinc +21682.5%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Equal in Potassium - 268
Equal in Phosphorus - 164

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
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +542.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1463%
Contains more Folate +3000%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +556.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.5
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.25
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 0% 3% 15% 822% 15% 19% 29% 15% 97% 126% 1% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +542.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1463%
Contains more Folate +3000%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +556.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.5
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.25

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
95
Halibut
Mineral Summary Score
534
Oyster
21
Halibut

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
86%
Halibut
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Halibut
Fats
58%
Oyster
64%
Halibut

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 Halibut
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oyster Halibut
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 lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Halibut
Halibut contains less Sodium (difference - 337mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.778g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oyster Halibut Opinion
Calories 199 186 Oyster
Protein 8.77 14.37 Halibut
Fats 12.58 13.84 Halibut
Vitamin C 3.8 0 Oyster
Carbs 11.62 0 Oyster
Cholesterol 71 46 Halibut
Vitamin D 1097 Halibut
Iron 6.95 0.66 Oyster
Calcium 62 3 Oyster
Potassium 244 268 Halibut
Magnesium 58 26 Oyster
Sugar 0 Oyster
Fiber 0 Halibut
Copper 4.294 0.03 Oyster
Zinc 87.13 0.4 Oyster
Starch
Phosphorus 159 164 Halibut
Sodium 417 80 Halibut
Vitamin A 302 47 Oyster
Vitamin E 0.73 Halibut
Vitamin D 27.4 Halibut
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.06 Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.08 Oyster
Vitamin B3 1.65 1.5 Oyster
Vitamin B5 0.27 0.25 Oyster
Vitamin B6 0.064 0.42 Halibut
Vitamin B12 15.63 1 Oyster
Vitamin K 0.1 Halibut
Folate 31 1 Oyster
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.197 2.419 Halibut
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702 8.378 Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313 1.367 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.105 0.161 Halibut
Threonine 0.365 0.63 Halibut
Isoleucine 0.396 0.662 Halibut
Leucine 0.638 1.168 Halibut
Lysine 0.582 1.32 Halibut
Methionine 0.199 0.425 Halibut
Phenylalanine 0.352 0.561 Halibut
Valine 0.409 0.74 Halibut
Histidine 0.175 0.423 Halibut
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. Halibut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171965/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.