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Oyster vs Tuna salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Oyster and Tuna salad?

  • Oyster is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1, while Tuna salad is higher in Vitamin B3.
  • Oyster's daily need coverage for Zinc is 787% higher.
  • Tuna salad has 30 times less Copper than Oyster. Oyster has 4.294mg of Copper, while Tuna salad has 0.145mg.
  • Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol.

We used Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried and Fish, tuna salad 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
Contains more Calcium +264.7%
Contains more Iron +595%
Contains more Magnesium +205.3%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Zinc +15458.9%
Contains more Copper +2861.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Equal in Sodium - 402
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49%
Contains more Calcium +264.7%
Contains more Iron +595%
Contains more Magnesium +205.3%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Zinc +15458.9%
Contains more Copper +2861.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Equal in Sodium - 402

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +211.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.6%
Contains more Folate +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1202.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +306.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.26
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 6% 0% 0% 8% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 6% 150% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +211.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.6%
Contains more Folate +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1202.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +306.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.26

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oyster Tuna salad Opinion
Net carbs 11.62g 9.41g Oyster
Protein 8.77g 16.04g Tuna salad
Fats 12.58g 9.26g Oyster
Carbs 11.62g 9.41g Oyster
Calories 199kcal 187kcal Oyster
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 0g Tuna salad
Calcium 62mg 17mg Oyster
Iron 6.95mg 1mg Oyster
Magnesium 58mg 19mg Oyster
Phosphorus 159mg 178mg Tuna salad
Potassium 244mg 178mg Oyster
Sodium 417mg 402mg Tuna salad
Zinc 87.13mg 0.56mg Oyster
Copper 4.294mg 0.145mg Oyster
Vitamin A 302IU 97IU Oyster
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 3.8mg 2.2mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.031mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.202mg 0.07mg Oyster
Vitamin B3 1.65mg 6.7mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.27mg 0.26mg Oyster
Vitamin B6 0.064mg 0.081mg Tuna salad
Folate 31µg 8µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 15.63µg 1.2µg Oyster
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.105mg 0.18mg Tuna salad
Threonine 0.365mg 0.701mg Tuna salad
Isoleucine 0.396mg 0.739mg Tuna salad
Leucine 0.638mg 1.293mg Tuna salad
Lysine 0.582mg 1.457mg Tuna salad
Methionine 0.199mg 0.47mg Tuna salad
Phenylalanine 0.352mg 0.626mg Tuna salad
Valine 0.409mg 0.824mg Tuna salad
Histidine 0.175mg 0.467mg Tuna salad
Cholesterol 71mg 13mg Tuna salad
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.197g 1.544g Tuna salad
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702g 2.887g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313g 4.122g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oyster Tuna salad
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
29
Tuna salad
Mineral Summary Score
534
Oyster
33
Tuna salad

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
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
58%
Oyster
43%
Tuna salad

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.653g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is cheaper (difference - $3)
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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Tuna salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175160/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.