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Perch vs. Oysters — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Perch and Oysters

  • Perch has more Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, however, Oysters is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, and Selenium.
  • Oysters covers your daily Zinc needs 702% more than Perch.
  • Oysters has 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Perch. Perch has 0.14mg of Vitamin B6, while Oysters has 0.061mg.
  • Oysters contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, perch, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, wild, cooked, moist 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Perch
5
:
Contains more Phosphorus +32.5%
Contains more Potassium +147.5%
Contains less Sodium -52.4%
Contains more Manganese +52.3%
Contains more Calcium +13.7%
Contains more Iron +694%
Contains more Zinc +5396.5%
Contains more Copper +2872.4%
Contains more Selenium +145.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 35
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 44% 28% 111% 31% 11% 39% 64% 118% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 346% 25% 84% 13% 22% 2144% 1903% 78% 216%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.5%
Contains more Potassium +147.5%
Contains less Sodium -52.4%
Contains more Manganese +52.3%
Contains more Calcium +13.7%
Contains more Iron +694%
Contains more Zinc +5396.5%
Contains more Copper +2872.4%
Contains more Selenium +145.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 35

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Perch
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +695.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.85
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 6% 20% 28% 36% 53% 33% 5% 275% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 34% 0% 0% 9% 42% 35% 27% 15% 11% 2188% 71% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +695.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.85

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Perch
1
:
Contains more Protein +117.7%
Contains more Fats +189.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +114.1%
Equal in Water - 78.19
25% 73%
Protein: 24.86 g
Fats: 1.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.25 g
Other: 0.71 g
11% 3% 5% 78%
Protein: 11.42 g
Fats: 3.42 g
Carbs: 5.45 g
Water: 78.19 g
Other: 1.52 g
Contains more Protein +117.7%
Contains more Fats +189.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +114.1%
Equal in Water - 78.19

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Perch
1
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -75%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +159.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +123.7%
26% 22% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.237 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.195 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.472 g
38% 20% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.948 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.506 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.056 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -75%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +159.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +123.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Perch Oysters
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Perch Oysters Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.45g Oysters
Protein 24.86g 11.42g Perch
Fats 1.18g 3.42g Oysters
Carbs 0g 5.45g Oysters
Calories 117kcal 102kcal Perch
Starch 0.9g Oysters
Sugar 1.23g Perch
Calcium 102mg 116mg Oysters
Iron 1.16mg 9.21mg Oysters
Magnesium 38mg 35mg Perch
Phosphorus 257mg 194mg Perch
Potassium 344mg 139mg Perch
Sodium 79mg 166mg Perch
Zinc 1.43mg 78.6mg Oysters
Copper 0.192mg 5.707mg Oysters
Manganese 0.9mg 0.591mg Perch
Selenium 16.1µg 39.5µg Oysters
Vitamin A 32IU 88IU Oysters
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 26µg Oysters
Vitamin E 1.7mg Oysters
Vitamin D 2IU Oysters
Vitamin C 1.7mg 0mg Perch
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.036mg Perch
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.18mg Oysters
Vitamin B3 1.9mg 1.85mg Perch
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.447mg Perch
Vitamin B6 0.14mg 0.061mg Perch
Folate 6µg 14µg Oysters
Vitamin B12 2.2µg 17.5µg Oysters
Choline 130mg Oysters
Vitamin K 2µg Oysters
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.138mg Perch
Threonine 1.09mg 0.046mg Perch
Isoleucine 1.145mg 0.459mg Perch
Leucine 2.02mg 0.716mg Perch
Lysine 2.283mg 0.762mg Perch
Methionine 0.736mg 0.257mg Perch
Phenylalanine 0.97mg 0.413mg Perch
Valine 1.281mg 0.523mg Perch
Histidine 0.732mg 0.22mg Perch
Cholesterol 115mg 79mg Oysters
Trans Fat 0.068g Perch
Saturated Fat 0.237g 0.948g Perch
Omega-3 - DHA 0.223g 0.271g Oysters
Omega-3 - EPA 0.101g 0.353g Oysters
Omega-3 - DPA 0.036g 0.02g Perch
Monounsaturated Fat 0.195g 0.506g Oysters
Polyunsaturated fat 0.472g 1.056g Oysters
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.007g Oysters
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.061g Oysters
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.004g Oysters
Omega-3 - ALA 0.163g Oysters
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.004g Oysters
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.007g Oysters

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Perch Oysters
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Perch
188%
Oysters
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Perch
486%
Oysters

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Perch
Perch is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Perch
Perch contains less Sodium (difference - 87mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Perch
Perch is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.711g)
Which food is cheaper?
Perch
Perch is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oysters
Oysters is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Perch - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173679/nutrients
  2. Oysters - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171980/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.