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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
Oyster
6
:
Contains more Iron +595%
Contains more Calcium +264.7%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Magnesium +205.3%
Contains more Copper +2861.4%
Contains more Zinc +15458.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Equal in Sodium - 402
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 261% 19% 22% 42% 1432% 2377% 69% 55%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 16% 14% 49% 16% 77% 53%
Contains more Iron +595%
Contains more Calcium +264.7%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Magnesium +205.3%
Contains more Copper +2861.4%
Contains more Zinc +15458.9%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +211.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1202.5%
Contains more Folate +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +306.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.26
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 8% 6% 0% 0% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 150% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +211.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1202.5%
Contains more Folate +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +306.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.26

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
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 the food
Protein
53%
Oyster
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
58%
Oyster
43%
Tuna salad

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 Tuna salad
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 58mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

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