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Oyster vs Swordfish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Oyster and Swordfish different?

  • Oyster is higher in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Manganese, and Vitamin B2, however Swordfish is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Zinc from Oyster is 785% higher.
  • Oyster contains 93 times more Copper than Swordfish. While Oyster contains 4.294mg of Copper, Swordfish contains only 0.046mg.
  • Swordfish has less Sodium.

Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried and Fish, swordfish, cooked, dry heat are the varieties 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 +933.3%
Contains more Iron +1444.4%
Contains more Magnesium +65.7%
Contains more Zinc +11070.5%
Contains more Copper +9234.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.2%
Contains more Potassium +104.5%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 17% 25% 131% 45% 13% 22% 16%
Contains more Calcium +933.3%
Contains more Iron +1444.4%
Contains more Magnesium +65.7%
Contains more Zinc +11070.5%
Contains more Copper +9234.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.2%
Contains more Potassium +104.5%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%

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 +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +68.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220.6%
Contains more Folate +1450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +864.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +460.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +860.9%
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 8% 49% 498% 0% 23% 15% 174% 26% 142% 2% 203% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +68.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220.6%
Contains more Folate +1450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +864.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +460.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +860.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oyster Swordfish Opinion
Net carbs 11.62g 0g Oyster
Protein 8.77g 23.45g Swordfish
Fats 12.58g 7.93g Oyster
Carbs 11.62g 0g Oyster
Calories 199kcal 172kcal Oyster
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Oyster
Fiber g 0g Swordfish
Calcium 62mg 6mg Oyster
Iron 6.95mg 0.45mg Oyster
Magnesium 58mg 35mg Oyster
Phosphorus 159mg 304mg Swordfish
Potassium 244mg 499mg Swordfish
Sodium 417mg 97mg Swordfish
Zinc 87.13mg 0.78mg Oyster
Copper 4.294mg 0.046mg Oyster
Vitamin A 302IU 129IU Oyster
Vitamin E mg 2.41mg Swordfish
Vitamin D IU 666IU Swordfish
Vitamin D µg 16.6µg Swordfish
Vitamin C 3.8mg 0mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.089mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.202mg 0.063mg Oyster
Vitamin B3 1.65mg 9.254mg Swordfish
Vitamin B5 0.27mg 0.417mg Swordfish
Vitamin B6 0.064mg 0.615mg Swordfish
Folate 31µg 2µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 15.63µg 1.62µg Oyster
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Swordfish
Tryptophan 0.105mg 0.265mg Swordfish
Threonine 0.365mg 1.035mg Swordfish
Isoleucine 0.396mg 1.088mg Swordfish
Leucine 0.638mg 1.919mg Swordfish
Lysine 0.582mg 2.168mg Swordfish
Methionine 0.199mg 0.699mg Swordfish
Phenylalanine 0.352mg 0.922mg Swordfish
Valine 0.409mg 1.216mg Swordfish
Histidine 0.175mg 0.695mg Swordfish
Cholesterol 71mg 78mg Oyster
Trans Fat g 0.056g Oyster
Saturated Fat 3.197g 1.911g Swordfish
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702g 3.544g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313g 1.368g Oyster

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oyster Swordfish
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
Swordfish
Mineral Summary Score
534
Oyster
33
Swordfish

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
141%
Swordfish
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Swordfish
Fats
58%
Oyster
37%
Swordfish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Swordfish
Swordfish contains less Sodium (difference - 320mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Swordfish
Swordfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.286g)
Which food is cheaper?
Swordfish
Swordfish is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
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)
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. Swordfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173704/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.