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Sesame vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Sesame and Oyster

  • Sesame has more Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1, while Oyster has more Zinc, Vitamin B12, and Selenium.
  • Oyster's daily need coverage for Zinc is 722% higher.
  • Oyster contains 16 times less Calcium than Sesame. Sesame contains 975mg of Calcium, while Oyster contains 62mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried.

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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
Sesame
6
:
2
Oyster
Contains more Iron +109.4%
Contains more Calcium +1472.6%
Contains more Potassium +91.8%
Contains more Magnesium +505.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +295.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Zinc +1024.3%
Equal in Copper - 4.294
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 261% 19% 22% 42% 1432% 2377% 69% 55%
Contains more Iron +109.4%
Contains more Calcium +1472.6%
Contains more Potassium +91.8%
Contains more Magnesium +505.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +295.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Zinc +1024.3%
Equal in Copper - 4.294

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
Sesame
8
:
4
Oyster
Contains more Vitamin B1 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +173.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1134.4%
Contains more Folate +212.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3255.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +173.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1134.4%
Contains more Folate +212.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3255.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
50
Sesame
179
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
534
Oyster

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
106%
Sesame
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
12%
Oyster
Fats
229%
Sesame
58%
Oyster

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.
Sesame Oyster
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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Sesame Oyster
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?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 71mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 406mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.76g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $1)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Oyster Opinion
Calories 573 199 Sesame
Protein 17.73 8.77 Sesame
Fats 49.67 12.58 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 3.8 Oyster
Carbs 23.45 11.62 Sesame
Cholesterol 0 71 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 Sesame
Iron 14.55 6.95 Sesame
Calcium 975 62 Sesame
Potassium 468 244 Sesame
Magnesium 351 58 Sesame
Sugar 0.3 Oyster
Fiber 11.8 Sesame
Copper 4.082 4.294 Oyster
Zinc 7.75 87.13 Oyster
Starch
Phosphorus 629 159 Sesame
Sodium 11 417 Sesame
Vitamin A 9 302 Oyster
Vitamin E 0.25 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 Sesame
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.15 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.202 Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515 1.65 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.27 Oyster
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.064 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 15.63 Oyster
Vitamin K 0 Sesame
Folate 97 31 Sesame
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.957 3.197 Oyster
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 4.702 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 3.313 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.105 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 0.365 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763 0.396 Sesame
Leucine 1.358 0.638 Sesame
Lysine 0.569 0.582 Oyster
Methionine 0.586 0.199 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 0.352 Sesame
Valine 0.99 0.409 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 0.175 Sesame
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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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/nutrients
  2. Oyster - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171979/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.