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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 RAE, 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 Calcium +1966.7%
Contains more Iron +953%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Zinc +21682.5%
Contains more Copper +14213.3%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 164
Equal in Potassium - 268
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 25% 19% 71% 24% 11% 11% 10%
Contains more Calcium +1966.7%
Contains more Iron +953%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Zinc +21682.5%
Contains more Copper +14213.3%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 164
Equal in Potassium - 268

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

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oyster Halibut
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
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

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 contains less Sodium?
Halibut
Halibut contains less Sodium (difference - 337mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
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)

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.