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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
Contains more Phosphorus +91.8%
Contains more Potassium +78.7%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Iron +1236.5%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Zinc +15741.8%
Contains more Copper +5550%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.8%
Contains more Potassium +78.7%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Iron +1236.5%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Zinc +15741.8%
Contains more Copper +5550%

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

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sockeye 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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 325mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
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)

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.