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Oyster nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Oyster

Oyster
Glycemic index ⓘ Oyster can be considered as a 0 glycemic index food as it does not have carbs.
Source: https://foodstruct.com/articles/glycemic-index-of-0-no-carb-foods
0 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
199
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
11.62 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
3 oz (85 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
2.7 (acidic)
92% Zinc
92% Iron
86% Vitamin B12
85% Copper
80% Magnesium
Explanation: The given food contains more Zinc than 92% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Zinc than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Iron, Vitamin B12, Copper, and Magnesium.

Oyster Glycemic index (GI)

Oyster can be considered as a 0 glycemic index food as it does not have carbs.
Source: https://foodstruct.com/articles/glycemic-index-of-0-no-carb-foods
0

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432% 64% 363% 0%
Calcium: 62 mg of 1,000 mg 6%
Iron: 6.95 mg of 8 mg 87%
Magnesium: 58 mg of 420 mg 14%
Phosphorus: 159 mg of 700 mg 23%
Potassium: 244 mg of 3,400 mg 7%
Sodium: 417 mg of 2,300 mg 18%
Zinc: 87.13 mg of 11 mg 792%
Copper: 4.294 mg of 1 mg 477%
Manganese: 0.49 mg of 2 mg 21%
Selenium: 66.5 µg of 55 µg 121%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
6.95 mg
TOP 8%
Zinc
87.13 mg
TOP 8%
Copper
4.294 mg
TOP 15%
Magnesium
58 mg
TOP 20%
Selenium
66.5 µg
TOP 21%
Sodium
417 mg
TOP 25%
Calcium
62 mg
TOP 30%
Manganese
0.49 mg
TOP 38%
Potassium
244 mg
TOP 49%
Phosphorus
159 mg
TOP 50%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 302 IU of 5,000 IU 6%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 3.8 mg of 90 mg 4%
Vitamin B1: 0.15 mg of 1 mg 13%
Vitamin B2: 0.202 mg of 1 mg 16%
Vitamin B3: 1.65 mg of 16 mg 10%
Vitamin B5: 0.27 mg of 5 mg 5%
Vitamin B6: 0.064 mg of 1 mg 5%
Folate: 31 µg of 400 µg 8%
Vitamin B12: 15.63 µg of 2 µg 651%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B12
15.63 µg
TOP 14%
Vitamin A
302 IU
TOP 29%
Vitamin C
3.8 mg
TOP 31%
Vitamin B1
0.15 mg
TOP 39%
Folate
31 µg
TOP 41%
Vitamin B2
0.202 mg
TOP 44%
Vitamin B3
1.65 mg
TOP 61%
Vitamin B6
0.064 mg
TOP 74%
Vitamin B5
0.27 mg
TOP 76%

Macronutrients chart

9% 13% 12% 65% 3%
Protein:
Daily Value: 18%
8.77 g of 50 g
18%
Fats:
Daily Value: 19%
12.58 g of 65 g
19%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 4%
11.62 g of 300 g
4%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
64.72 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
2.31 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 113% 105% 85% 71% 84% 57% 61% 68% 75%
Tryptophan: 105 mg of 280 mg 38%
Threonine: 365 mg of 1,050 mg 35%
Isoleucine: 396 mg of 1,400 mg 28%
Leucine: 638 mg of 2,730 mg 23%
Lysine: 582 mg of 2,100 mg 28%
Methionine: 199 mg of 1,050 mg 19%
Phenylalanine: 352 mg of 1,750 mg 20%
Valine: 409 mg of 1,820 mg 22%
Histidine: 175 mg of 700 mg 25%

Fat type information

3.197% 4.702% 3.313%
Saturated Fat: 3.197 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.702 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.313 g

All nutrients for Oyster per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 43% 11.62g 4.7 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 21% 48% 8.77g 3.1 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 19% 27% 12.58g 2.6 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 4% 46% 11.62g 2.4 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 10% 48% 199kcal 4.2 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 6% 30% 62mg 2 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 87% 8% 6.95mg 2.7 times more than Beef Beef
Magnesium 14% 20% 58mg 2.4 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 23% 50% 159mg 1.1 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 7% 49% 244mg 1.7 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 18% 25% 417mg 1.2 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 792% 8% 87.13mg 13.8 times more than Beef Beef
Copper 477% 15% 4.29mg 30.2 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 6% 29% 302IU 55.3 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin C 4% 31% 3.8mg 13.9 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 13% 39% 0.15mg 1.8 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 16% 44% 0.2mg 1.6 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 10% 61% 1.65mg 5.8 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 5% 76% 0.27mg 4.2 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 5% 74% 0.06mg 1.9 times less than Oat Oat
Folate 8% 41% 31µg 2 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 651% 14% 15.63µg 22.3 times more than Pork Pork
Tryptophan 0% 78% 0.11mg 2.9 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 76% 0.37mg 2 times less than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 77% 0.4mg 2.3 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 79% 0.64mg 3.8 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 75% 0.58mg 1.3 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 75% 0.2mg 2.1 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 80% 0.35mg 1.9 times less than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 79% 0.41mg 5 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 81% 0.18mg 4.3 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 24% 26% 71mg 5.3 times less than Egg Egg
Saturated Fat 16% 36% 3.2g 1.8 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 33% 4.7g 2.1 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 23% 3.31g 14.2 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 199
% Daily Value*
20%
Total Fat 13g
14%
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat g
24%
Cholesterol 71mg
18%
Sodium 417mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate 12g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 62mg 6%

Iron 7mg 88%

Potassium 244mg 7%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
limit break
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
Source
Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Oyster nutrition infographic

Oyster nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171979/nutrients

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