Oysters Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 98

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3g %5

Saturated Fat 1g %4

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 79mg %0

Sodium 166mg %11

Total Carbohydrate 5g %1

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 1g

Protein 11g

Vitamin D 2.0IU %0

Calcium 116.0mg %8

Iron 9.2mg %51

Potassium 139mg %3

Phosphorus 194.0mg %19

* 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.

Vitamins in oysters

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin D 2.0IU %0

Vitamin K 2.0µg %2

Vitamin A 88.0IU %3

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.0mg %3

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %5

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.4mg %9

Vitamin E 1.7mg %11

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.9mg %12

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.2mg %14

Choline, total 130.0mg %24

Vitamin B12 17.5µg %729

Minerals in oysters

Potassium 139.0mg %4

Magnesium 35.0mg %8

Calcium 116.0mg %9

Sodium 166.0mg %11

Phosphorus 194.0mg %19

Manganese 0.6mg %26

Iron 9.2mg %51

Selenium 39.5µg %72

Zinc 78.6mg %561

Copper 5.7mg %634

Amino Acids in oysters

Threonine 0.0g %4

Leucine 0.7g %24

Valine 0.5g %27

Histidine 0.2g %29

Isoleucine 0.5g %31

Methionine 0.3g %33

Lysine 0.8g %34

Cystine 0.1g %36

Tyrosine 0.4g %43

Phenylalanine 0.4g %44

Tryptophan 0.1g %46

Fatty Acids in oysters

DPA 0.02g %13

ALA 0.16g %15

Omega-3 0.81g %50

EPA 0.35g %118

DHA 0.27g %136

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of oysters is 0.0/100 which makes it a low quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Oysters has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Threonine 23 4
Leucine 59 65
Valine 39 48
Histidine 15 20
Isoleucine 30 42
Lysine 45 69
Tryptophan 6 13
Met+Cys 22 33
Phe+Tyr 30 74

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in oysters is 4.8 which makes it a medium P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of oysters is 1.0 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in oysters as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for oysters is 52/100 good).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for oysters

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 0.10 <4
Zinc:Copper 13.77 <12
Potassium:Sodium 0.84 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 3.31 <2
Iron:Copper 1.61 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.60 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 57%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

51% of insulinogenic calories