Wild Eastern Oyster (raw) review: 70 facts and highlights
1. more lipids per 100g
Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.
Red Caviar: 17.9g
2. higher water content per 100g
Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
Pink Salmon (canned, unsalted): 703g
3. more proteins per 100g
Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
Tilapia (raw): 208g
4. more ash per 100g
The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).
European Anchovy (canned in oil, drained): 11.1g
5. smaller amount of sugars per 100g
The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.
Yellowfin Tuna (raw): 0g
6. more phosphorus per 100g
Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.
Atlantic Sardine (canned in oil, drained, with bones): 490mg
7. more zinc per 100g
Zinc plays an important part in cell division and in strengthening the immune system.
Eastern Oyster (canned): 90.95mg
8. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g
Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.
Bluefin Tuna (raw): 2183IU
9. more food energy (kJ) per 100g
The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
Red Caviar: 1105kJ
10. more glucose per 100g
Glucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.
Wild Eastern Oyster (raw): 0.62g
11. more maltose content per 100g
Maltose is a type of sugar (disaccharide) which helps regulate digestion due to its antimicrobial properties.
Wild Eastern Oyster (raw): 0g
12. more galactose content per 100g
Galactose is one of the monosaccharides found in lactose. It is less sweet than glucose and contributes to the proper functioning of the immune system.
Wild Eastern Oyster (raw): 0g
13. more calcium content per 100g
Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.
Atlantic Sardine (canned in oil, drained, with bones): 382mg
14. more iron content per 100g
Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.
Red Caviar: 300mg
16. more fluoride per 100g
Fluoride is a mineral that helps strengthen bones and teeth, when consumed in moderate quantities. The recommended daily dose for an adult is 10 mg.
Wild Eastern Oyster (raw): 40.5g
17. more potassium per 100g
Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.
European Anchovy (canned in oil, drained): 544mg
18. more sodium per 100g
Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.
European Anchovy (canned in oil, drained): 3668mg
19. more carbohydrates per 100g
Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.
Whelk (raw): 7.76g
20. more copper per 100g
Copper is an essential trace mineral that helps in the formation of collagen and elastin, which are essential for tissue and bone integrity.
Eastern Oyster (raw): 738mg
21. more manganese per 100g
Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.
Walleye (raw): 800mg
22. more selenium per 100g
Selenium is an important mineral with antioxidant properties. It helps the body's detoxification system and strengthens the immune system.
Yellowfin Tuna (raw): 90.6µg
23. more vitamin C per 100g
Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.
Pacific Oyster (raw): 8mg
24. more thiamin per 100g
Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.
Florida Pompano (raw): 560mg
25. more riboflavin per 100g
Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.
Red Caviar: 620mg
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