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Tuna salad vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tuna salad and Oyster?

  • Tuna salad is richer in Vitamin B3, while Oyster is higher in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Oyster's daily need coverage for Zinc is 787% higher.
  • Oyster has 4 times less Vitamin B3 than Tuna salad. Tuna salad has 6.7mg of Vitamin B3, while Oyster has 1.65mg.
  • Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol.

We used Fish, tuna salad and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried types in this comparison.

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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 +11.9%
Contains more Calcium +264.7%
Contains more Iron +595%
Contains more Magnesium +205.3%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Zinc +15458.9%
Contains more Copper +2861.4%
Equal in Sodium - 417
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Contains more Calcium +264.7%
Contains more Iron +595%
Contains more Magnesium +205.3%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Zinc +15458.9%
Contains more Copper +2861.4%
Equal in Sodium - 417

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 +306.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +211.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.6%
Contains more Folate +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1202.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.27
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 8% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 6% 150% 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 B3 +306.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +211.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.6%
Contains more Folate +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1202.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.27

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tuna salad Oyster Opinion
Net carbs 9.41g 11.62g Oyster
Protein 16.04g 8.77g Tuna salad
Fats 9.26g 12.58g Oyster
Carbs 9.41g 11.62g Oyster
Calories 187kcal 199kcal Oyster
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g g Tuna salad
Calcium 17mg 62mg Oyster
Iron 1mg 6.95mg Oyster
Magnesium 19mg 58mg Oyster
Phosphorus 178mg 159mg Tuna salad
Potassium 178mg 244mg Oyster
Sodium 402mg 417mg Tuna salad
Zinc 0.56mg 87.13mg Oyster
Copper 0.145mg 4.294mg Oyster
Vitamin A 97IU 302IU Oyster
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 3.8mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.15mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.202mg Oyster
Vitamin B3 6.7mg 1.65mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.27mg Oyster
Vitamin B6 0.081mg 0.064mg Tuna salad
Folate 8µg 31µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 1.2µg 15.63µg Oyster
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.18mg 0.105mg Tuna salad
Threonine 0.701mg 0.365mg Tuna salad
Isoleucine 0.739mg 0.396mg Tuna salad
Leucine 1.293mg 0.638mg Tuna salad
Lysine 1.457mg 0.582mg Tuna salad
Methionine 0.47mg 0.199mg Tuna salad
Phenylalanine 0.626mg 0.352mg Tuna salad
Valine 0.824mg 0.409mg Tuna salad
Histidine 0.467mg 0.175mg Tuna salad
Cholesterol 13mg 71mg Tuna salad
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.544g 3.197g Tuna salad
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887g 4.702g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122g 3.313g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tuna salad 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
29
Tuna salad
179
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
33
Tuna salad
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
96%
Tuna salad
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
12%
Oyster
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
58%
Oyster

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.653g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Tuna salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175160/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.