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Oyster vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Oyster and Skipjack tuna different?

  • Oyster is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, and Manganese, while Skipjack tuna is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Oyster covers your daily need of Zinc 783% more than Skipjack tuna.
  • Oyster contains 39 times more Copper than Skipjack tuna. Oyster contains 4.294mg of Copper, while Skipjack tuna contains 0.11mg.
  • Skipjack tuna is lower in Sodium.

Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried and Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat 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 Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Iron +334.4%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Zinc +8198.1%
Contains more Copper +3803.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.2%
Contains more Potassium +113.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37%
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Iron +334.4%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Zinc +8198.1%
Contains more Copper +3803.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.2%
Contains more Potassium +113.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.7%

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 +403.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.6%
Contains more Folate +210%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +613.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1036.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1432.8%
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 4% 0% 0% 4% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 8% 274% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +403.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.6%
Contains more Folate +210%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +613.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1036.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1432.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oyster Skipjack tuna Opinion
Net carbs 11.62g 0g Oyster
Protein 8.77g 28.21g Skipjack tuna
Fats 12.58g 1.29g Oyster
Carbs 11.62g 0g Oyster
Calories 199kcal 132kcal Oyster
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 0g Skipjack tuna
Calcium 62mg 37mg Oyster
Iron 6.95mg 1.6mg Oyster
Magnesium 58mg 44mg Oyster
Phosphorus 159mg 285mg Skipjack tuna
Potassium 244mg 522mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 417mg 47mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 87.13mg 1.05mg Oyster
Copper 4.294mg 0.11mg Oyster
Vitamin A 302IU 60IU Oyster
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 3.8mg 1mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.038mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.202mg 0.122mg Oyster
Vitamin B3 1.65mg 18.756mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.27mg 0.485mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0.064mg 0.981mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 31µg 10µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 15.63µg 2.19µg Oyster
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.105mg 0.316mg Skipjack tuna
Threonine 0.365mg 1.237mg Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 0.396mg 1.3mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 0.638mg 2.293mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 0.582mg 2.59mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.199mg 0.835mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 0.352mg 1.101mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 0.409mg 1.453mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.175mg 0.83mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 71mg 60mg Skipjack tuna
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.197g 0.42g Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702g 0.243g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313g 0.403g Oyster

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Oyster Skipjack tuna
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
78
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
534
Oyster
43
Skipjack tuna

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
58%
Oyster
6%
Skipjack tuna

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 370mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.777g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

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. Skipjack tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/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.