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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
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2
Oyster
Contains more Calcium +1472.6%
Contains more Iron +109.4%
Contains more Magnesium +505.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +295.6%
Contains more Potassium +91.8%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Zinc +1024.3%
Equal in Copper - 4.294
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Contains more Calcium +1472.6%
Contains more Iron +109.4%
Contains more Magnesium +505.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +295.6%
Contains more Potassium +91.8%
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
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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 A +3255.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 0%
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%
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 A +3255.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Oyster Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 11.62g Sesame
Protein 17.73g 8.77g Sesame
Fats 49.67g 12.58g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 11.62g Sesame
Calories 573kcal 199kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.3g g Oyster
Fiber 11.8g g Sesame
Calcium 975mg 62mg Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 6.95mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 58mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 159mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 244mg Sesame
Sodium 11mg 417mg Sesame
Zinc 7.75mg 87.13mg Oyster
Copper 4.082mg 4.294mg Oyster
Vitamin A 9IU 302IU Oyster
Vitamin E 0.25mg mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU IU Sesame
Vitamin D 0µg µg Sesame
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.15mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.202mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 1.65mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.27mg Oyster
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.064mg Sesame
Folate 97µg 31µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg 15.63µg Oyster
Vitamin K 0µg µg Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388mg 0.105mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg 0.365mg Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763mg 0.396mg Sesame
Leucine 1.358mg 0.638mg Sesame
Lysine 0.569mg 0.582mg Oyster
Methionine 0.586mg 0.199mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg 0.352mg Sesame
Valine 0.99mg 0.409mg Sesame
Histidine 0.522mg 0.175mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 71mg Sesame
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.957g 3.197g Oyster
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 4.702g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 3.313g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sesame Oyster
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 406mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 71mg)
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.

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.