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Swordfish vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Swordfish and Oyster different?

  • Swordfish is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, however Oyster is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Manganese, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Zinc from Oyster is 785% higher.
  • Swordfish contains 10 times more Vitamin B6 than Oyster. While Swordfish contains 0.615mg of Vitamin B6, Oyster contains only 0.064mg.
  • Swordfish has less Sodium.

Fish, swordfish, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried are the varieties 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 +91.2%
Contains more Potassium +104.5%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Contains more Calcium +933.3%
Contains more Iron +1444.4%
Contains more Magnesium +65.7%
Contains more Zinc +11070.5%
Contains more Copper +9234.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 17% 25% 131% 45% 13% 22% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.2%
Contains more Potassium +104.5%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Contains more Calcium +933.3%
Contains more Iron +1444.4%
Contains more Magnesium +65.7%
Contains more Zinc +11070.5%
Contains more Copper +9234.8%

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 B3 +460.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +860.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +68.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220.6%
Contains more Folate +1450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +864.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 8% 49% 498% 0% 23% 15% 174% 26% 142% 2% 203% 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 +460.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +860.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +68.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220.6%
Contains more Folate +1450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +864.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Swordfish Oyster Opinion
Net carbs 0g 11.62g Oyster
Protein 23.45g 8.77g Swordfish
Fats 7.93g 12.58g Oyster
Carbs 0g 11.62g Oyster
Calories 172kcal 199kcal Oyster
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Oyster
Fiber 0g g Swordfish
Calcium 6mg 62mg Oyster
Iron 0.45mg 6.95mg Oyster
Magnesium 35mg 58mg Oyster
Phosphorus 304mg 159mg Swordfish
Potassium 499mg 244mg Swordfish
Sodium 97mg 417mg Swordfish
Zinc 0.78mg 87.13mg Oyster
Copper 0.046mg 4.294mg Oyster
Vitamin A 129IU 302IU Oyster
Vitamin E 2.41mg mg Swordfish
Vitamin D 666IU IU Swordfish
Vitamin D 16.6µg µg Swordfish
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.089mg 0.15mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.063mg 0.202mg Oyster
Vitamin B3 9.254mg 1.65mg Swordfish
Vitamin B5 0.417mg 0.27mg Swordfish
Vitamin B6 0.615mg 0.064mg Swordfish
Folate 2µg 31µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 1.62µg 15.63µg Oyster
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Swordfish
Tryptophan 0.265mg 0.105mg Swordfish
Threonine 1.035mg 0.365mg Swordfish
Isoleucine 1.088mg 0.396mg Swordfish
Leucine 1.919mg 0.638mg Swordfish
Lysine 2.168mg 0.582mg Swordfish
Methionine 0.699mg 0.199mg Swordfish
Phenylalanine 0.922mg 0.352mg Swordfish
Valine 1.216mg 0.409mg Swordfish
Histidine 0.695mg 0.175mg Swordfish
Cholesterol 78mg 71mg Oyster
Trans Fat 0.056g g Oyster
Saturated Fat 1.911g 3.197g Swordfish
Monounsaturated Fat 3.544g 4.702g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 1.368g 3.313g Oyster

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Swordfish 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
95
Swordfish
179
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
33
Swordfish
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
141%
Swordfish
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
0%
Swordfish
12%
Oyster
Fats
37%
Swordfish
58%
Oyster

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Swordfish
Swordfish contains less Sodium (difference - 320mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Swordfish
Swordfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.286g)
Which food is cheaper?
Swordfish
Swordfish is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
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. Swordfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173704/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.