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Squid as food vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Squid as food and Oyster?

  • Squid as food is higher in Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Iron, Selenium, and Vitamin B6, however Oyster is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B12, and Copper.
  • Oyster's daily need coverage for Zinc is 761% more.
  • Oyster contains 9 times less Vitamin B2 than Squid as food. Squid as food contains 1.729mg of Vitamin B2, while Oyster contains 0.202mg.
  • Oyster has less Cholesterol.

We used Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, cooked, moist heat and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried types 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 Calcium +190.3%
Contains more Iron +56%
Contains more Phosphorus +264.8%
Contains more Potassium +161.1%
Contains less Sodium -44%
Contains more Zinc +2418.2%
Contains more Copper +330.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 407% 43% 249% 57% 98% 95% 333%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Contains more Calcium +190.3%
Contains more Iron +56%
Contains more Phosphorus +264.8%
Contains more Potassium +161.1%
Contains less Sodium -44%
Contains more Zinc +2418.2%
Contains more Copper +330.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 58

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 A +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +755.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +321.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +782.4%
Contains more Folate +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +189.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 41% 0% 0% 29% 5% 399% 42% 54% 63% 18% 676% 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 A +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +755.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +321.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +782.4%
Contains more Folate +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +189.4%

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.
Squid as food Oyster
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Squid as food Oyster Opinion
Net carbs 1.64g 11.62g Oyster
Protein 32.48g 8.77g Squid as food
Fats 1.4g 12.58g Oyster
Carbs 1.64g 11.62g Oyster
Calories 158kcal 199kcal Oyster
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g g Squid as food
Calcium 180mg 62mg Squid as food
Iron 10.84mg 6.95mg Squid as food
Magnesium 60mg 58mg Squid as food
Phosphorus 580mg 159mg Squid as food
Potassium 637mg 244mg Squid as food
Sodium 744mg 417mg Oyster
Zinc 3.46mg 87.13mg Oyster
Copper 0.998mg 4.294mg Oyster
Vitamin A 675IU 302IU Squid as food
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 8.5mg 3.8mg Squid as food
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.15mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 1.729mg 0.202mg Squid as food
Vitamin B3 2.189mg 1.65mg Squid as food
Vitamin B5 0.9mg 0.27mg Squid as food
Vitamin B6 0.27mg 0.064mg Squid as food
Folate 24µg 31µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 5.4µg 15.63µg Oyster
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.364mg 0.105mg Squid as food
Threonine 1.398mg 0.365mg Squid as food
Isoleucine 1.414mg 0.396mg Squid as food
Leucine 2.287mg 0.638mg Squid as food
Lysine 2.427mg 0.582mg Squid as food
Methionine 0.733mg 0.199mg Squid as food
Phenylalanine 1.164mg 0.352mg Squid as food
Valine 1.419mg 0.409mg Squid as food
Histidine 0.624mg 0.175mg Squid as food
Cholesterol 224mg 71mg Oyster
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.236g 3.197g Squid as food
Monounsaturated Fat 0.162g 4.702g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 0.268g 3.313g Oyster

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Squid as food 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
110
Squid as food
179
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
167
Squid as food
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
195%
Squid as food
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
2%
Squid as food
12%
Oyster
Fats
6%
Squid as food
58%
Oyster

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.961g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Squid as food
Squid as food is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Squid as food
Squid as food is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sodium (difference - 327mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 153mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Squid as food - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172010/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.