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Sockeye salmon vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Sockeye salmon and Oyster

  • Sockeye salmon is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, yet Oyster is richer in Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, and Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Zinc from Oyster is 787% higher.
  • Sockeye salmon contains 13 times more Vitamin B6 than Oyster. Sockeye salmon contains 0.827mg of Vitamin B6, while Oyster contains 0.064mg.

Food types used in this article are Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat 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
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Oyster
Contains more Potassium +78.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.8%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Iron +1236.5%
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Copper +5550%
Contains more Zinc +15741.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 4% 39% 26% 26% 15% 131% 12%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 261% 19% 22% 42% 1432% 2377% 69% 55%
Contains more Potassium +78.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.8%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Iron +1236.5%
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Copper +5550%
Contains more Zinc +15741.8%

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 B2 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +371.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1192.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +249.7%
Contains more Folate +342.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 12% 20% 501% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 559% 1% 6%
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 B2 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +371.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1192.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +249.7%
Contains more Folate +342.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15

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
137
Sockeye salmon
179
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
34
Sockeye 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
159%
Sockeye salmon
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
12%
Oyster
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
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.
Sockeye salmon Oyster
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Sockeye salmon Oyster
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 325mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.228g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oyster
Oyster is cheaper (difference - $10)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sockeye salmon Oyster Opinion
Calories 156 199 Oyster
Protein 26.48 8.77 Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57 12.58 Oyster
Vitamin C 0 3.8 Oyster
Carbs 0 11.62 Oyster
Cholesterol 61 71 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670 Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.52 6.95 Oyster
Calcium 11 62 Oyster
Potassium 436 244 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 36 58 Oyster
Sugar 0 Oyster
Fiber 0 Sockeye salmon
Copper 0.076 4.294 Oyster
Zinc 0.55 87.13 Oyster
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 305 159 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92 417 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A 193 302 Oyster
Vitamin E 0.99 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.157 0.15 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246 0.202 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123 1.65 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274 0.27 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827 0.064 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 4.47 15.63 Oyster
Vitamin K 0.1 Sockeye salmon
Folate 7 31 Oyster
Trans Fat 0.023 Oyster
Saturated Fat 0.969 3.197 Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864 4.702 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327 3.313 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.335 0.105 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247 0.365 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274 0.396 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185 0.638 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574 0.582 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858 0.199 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.352 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461 0.409 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711 0.175 Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0 Sockeye salmon

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. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.