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Skipjack tuna vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Skipjack tuna and Oyster different?

  • Skipjack tuna is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, while Oyster is higher in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, and Manganese.
  • Oyster covers your daily need of Zinc 783% more than Skipjack tuna.
  • Skipjack tuna contains 15 times more Vitamin B6 than Oyster. Skipjack tuna contains 0.981mg of Vitamin B6, while Oyster contains 0.064mg.
  • Skipjack tuna is lower in Sodium.

Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried types were used in this article.

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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 Phosphorus +79.2%
Contains more Potassium +113.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.7%
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Iron +334.4%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Zinc +8198.1%
Contains more Copper +3803.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.2%
Contains more Potassium +113.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.7%
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Iron +334.4%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Zinc +8198.1%
Contains more Copper +3803.6%

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
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Oyster
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1036.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1432.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +403.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.6%
Contains more Folate +210%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +613.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 4% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 8% 274% 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 B3 +1036.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1432.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +403.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.6%
Contains more Folate +210%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +613.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skipjack tuna Oyster Opinion
Net carbs 0g 11.62g Oyster
Protein 28.21g 8.77g Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29g 12.58g Oyster
Carbs 0g 11.62g Oyster
Calories 132kcal 199kcal Oyster
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g g Skipjack tuna
Calcium 37mg 62mg Oyster
Iron 1.6mg 6.95mg Oyster
Magnesium 44mg 58mg Oyster
Phosphorus 285mg 159mg Skipjack tuna
Potassium 522mg 244mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47mg 417mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 1.05mg 87.13mg Oyster
Copper 0.11mg 4.294mg Oyster
Vitamin A 60IU 302IU Oyster
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 1mg 3.8mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.038mg 0.15mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.122mg 0.202mg Oyster
Vitamin B3 18.756mg 1.65mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485mg 0.27mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0.981mg 0.064mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 10µg 31µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 2.19µg 15.63µg Oyster
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.316mg 0.105mg Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237mg 0.365mg Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3mg 0.396mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293mg 0.638mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59mg 0.582mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835mg 0.199mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101mg 0.352mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453mg 0.409mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83mg 0.175mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 60mg 71mg Skipjack tuna
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.42g 3.197g Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243g 4.702g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 3.313g Oyster

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Skipjack tuna Oyster
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
78
Skipjack tuna
179
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
43
Skipjack tuna
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
169%
Skipjack tuna
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
0%
Skipjack tuna
12%
Oyster
Fats
6%
Skipjack tuna
58%
Oyster

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 370mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.777g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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

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. Skipjack tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/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.