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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
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Iron +1236.5%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Zinc +15741.8%
Contains more Copper +5550%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.8%
Contains more Potassium +78.7%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Iron +1236.5%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Zinc +15741.8%
Contains more Copper +5550%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.8%
Contains more Potassium +78.7%
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +249.7%
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 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 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +249.7%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oyster Sockeye salmon Opinion
Net carbs 11.62g 0g Oyster
Protein 8.77g 26.48g Sockeye salmon
Fats 12.58g 5.57g Oyster
Carbs 11.62g 0g Oyster
Calories 199kcal 156kcal Oyster
Starch g 0g Sockeye salmon
Fructose g 0g Sockeye salmon
Sugar g 0g Oyster
Fiber g 0g Sockeye salmon
Calcium 62mg 11mg Oyster
Iron 6.95mg 0.52mg Oyster
Magnesium 58mg 36mg Oyster
Phosphorus 159mg 305mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 244mg 436mg Sockeye salmon
Sodium 417mg 92mg Sockeye salmon
Zinc 87.13mg 0.55mg Oyster
Copper 4.294mg 0.076mg Oyster
Vitamin A 302IU 193IU Oyster
Vitamin E mg 0.99mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D IU 670IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D µg 16.7µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 3.8mg 0mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.157mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.202mg 0.246mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 1.65mg 10.123mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 0.27mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.064mg 0.827mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 31µg 7µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 15.63µg 4.47µg Oyster
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.105mg 0.335mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 0.365mg 1.247mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 0.396mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 0.638mg 2.185mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 0.582mg 2.574mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.199mg 0.858mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 0.352mg 1.086mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 0.409mg 1.461mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.175mg 0.711mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 71mg 61mg Sockeye salmon
Trans Fat g 0.023g Oyster
Saturated Fat 3.197g 0.969g Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702g 1.864g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313g 1.327g Oyster

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 325mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.