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Oyster vs Sockeye salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Oyster and Sockeye salmon

  • Oyster is richer in Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium and Manganese, yet Sockeye salmon is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Zinc from Oyster is 787% higher.
  • Oyster contains 57 times more Copper than Sockeye salmon. Oyster contains 4.294mg of Copper, while Sockeye salmon contains 0.076mg.

Food types used in this article are Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried and Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat.

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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 +1236.5%
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Copper +5550%
Contains more Zinc +15741.8%
Contains more Potassium +78.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.8%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 261% 19% 22% 42% 1432% 2377% 69% 55%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 4% 39% 26% 26% 15% 131% 12%
Contains more Iron +1236.5%
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Copper +5550%
Contains more Zinc +15741.8%
Contains more Potassium +78.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.8%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +249.7%
Contains more Folate +342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +371.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1192.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.157
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% 12% 20% 501% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 559% 1% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +249.7%
Contains more Folate +342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +371.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1192.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.157

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
179
Oyster
137
Sockeye salmon
Mineral Summary Score
534
Oyster
34
Sockeye salmon

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 the food
Protein
53%
Oyster
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
58%
Oyster
26%
Sockeye salmon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Oyster Sockeye salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
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Oyster Sockeye salmon
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 Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 325mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.228g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Oyster Sockeye salmon Opinion
Calories 199 156 Oyster
Protein 8.77 26.48 Sockeye salmon
Fats 12.58 5.57 Oyster
Vitamin C 3.8 0 Oyster
Carbs 11.62 0 Oyster
Cholesterol 71 61 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670 Sockeye salmon
Iron 6.95 0.52 Oyster
Calcium 62 11 Oyster
Potassium 244 436 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 58 36 Oyster
Sugars 0 Oyster
Fiber 0 Sockeye salmon
Copper 4.294 0.076 Oyster
Zinc 87.13 0.55 Oyster
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 159 305 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 417 92 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A 302 193 Oyster
Vitamin E 0.99 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.157 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.246 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 1.65 10.123 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 0.27 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.064 0.827 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 15.63 4.47 Oyster
Vitamin K 0.1 Sockeye salmon
Folate 31 7 Oyster
Trans Fat 0.023 Oyster
Saturated Fat 3.197 0.969 Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702 1.864 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313 1.327 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.105 0.335 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 0.365 1.247 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 0.396 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 0.638 2.185 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 0.582 2.574 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.199 0.858 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 0.352 1.086 Sockeye salmon
Valine 0.409 1.461 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.175 0.711 Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0 Sockeye salmon

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 of 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. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.