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Smoked salmon vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Smoked salmon and Oyster

  • Smoked salmon is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5, yet Oyster is higher in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, and Manganese.
  • Oyster covers your daily Zinc needs 789% more than Smoked salmon.
  • Smoked salmon contains 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Oyster. While Smoked salmon contains 0.278mg of Vitamin B6, Oyster contains only 0.064mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Smoked salmon is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked 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
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Iron +717.6%
Contains more Magnesium +222.2%
Contains more Potassium +39.4%
Contains less Sodium -37.9%
Contains more Zinc +28006.5%
Contains more Copper +1767%
Equal in Phosphorus - 159
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Iron +717.6%
Contains more Magnesium +222.2%
Contains more Potassium +39.4%
Contains less Sodium -37.9%
Contains more Zinc +28006.5%
Contains more Copper +1767%
Equal in Phosphorus - 159

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 +186.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +222.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +334.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +247.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +552.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Folate +1450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +379.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 1%
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 +186.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +222.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +334.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +247.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +552.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Folate +1450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +379.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Oyster Opinion
Net carbs 0g 11.62g Oyster
Protein 18.28g 8.77g Smoked salmon
Fats 4.32g 12.58g Oyster
Carbs 0g 11.62g Oyster
Calories 117kcal 199kcal Oyster
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Oyster
Fiber 0g g Smoked salmon
Calcium 11mg 62mg Oyster
Iron 0.85mg 6.95mg Oyster
Magnesium 18mg 58mg Oyster
Phosphorus 164mg 159mg Smoked salmon
Potassium 175mg 244mg Oyster
Sodium 672mg 417mg Oyster
Zinc 0.31mg 87.13mg Oyster
Copper 0.23mg 4.294mg Oyster
Vitamin A 87IU 302IU Oyster
Vitamin E 1.35mg mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685IU IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1µg µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.15mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.202mg Oyster
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 1.65mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.27mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.064mg Smoked salmon
Folate 2µg 31µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 3.26µg 15.63µg Oyster
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.205mg 0.105mg Smoked salmon
Threonine 0.801mg 0.365mg Smoked salmon
Isoleucine 0.842mg 0.396mg Smoked salmon
Leucine 1.486mg 0.638mg Smoked salmon
Lysine 1.679mg 0.582mg Smoked salmon
Methionine 0.541mg 0.199mg Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.714mg 0.352mg Smoked salmon
Valine 0.942mg 0.409mg Smoked salmon
Histidine 0.538mg 0.175mg Smoked salmon
Cholesterol 23mg 71mg Smoked salmon
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.929g 3.197g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g 4.702g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g 3.313g Oyster

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Smoked salmon 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
99
Smoked salmon
179
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
38
Smoked salmon
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
110%
Smoked salmon
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
12%
Oyster
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
58%
Oyster

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.268g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sodium (difference - 255mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $11)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/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.