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Alaska pollock vs Cod - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 43mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 365mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $5.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Alaska pollock Cod
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Alaska pollock Cod
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
33
Alaska pollock
398
Cod
Mineral Summary Score
35
Alaska pollock
19
Cod

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
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1
Cod
Contains more Iron +47.4%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Magnesium +153.1%
Contains more Copper +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.5%
Contains less Sodium -87.1%
Equal in Potassium - 413
Contains more Iron +47.4%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Magnesium +153.1%
Contains more Copper +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.5%
Contains less Sodium -87.1%
Equal in Potassium - 413

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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4
Cod
Contains more Vitamin D +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +302.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35316.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin D +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +302.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35316.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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 the food
Protein
141%
Alaska pollock
107%
Cod
Carbohydrates
0%
Alaska pollock
0%
Cod
Fats
5%
Alaska pollock
3%
Cod

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Alaska pollock Cod Opinion
Calories 111 82 Alaska pollock
Protein 23.48 17.81 Alaska pollock
Fats 1.18 0.67 Alaska pollock
Vitamin C 0 1 Cod
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 86 43 Cod
Vitamin D 51 36 Alaska pollock
Iron 0.56 0.38 Alaska pollock
Calcium 72 16 Alaska pollock
Potassium 430 413 Alaska pollock
Magnesium 81 32 Alaska pollock
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.028 Alaska pollock
Zinc 0.57 0.45 Alaska pollock
Starch
Phosphorus 267 203 Alaska pollock
Sodium 419 54 Cod
Vitamin A 51 40 Alaska pollock
Vitamin E 0.28 0.64 Cod
Vitamin D 1.3 0.9 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.054 0.076 Cod
Vitamin B2 0.223 0.065 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 3.949 2.063 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.432 153 Cod
Vitamin B6 0.329 0.245 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B12 3.66 0.91 Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.159 0.131 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134 0.094 Alaska pollock
Polyunsaturated fat 0.583 0.231 Alaska pollock
Tryptophan 0.263 0.199 Alaska pollock
Threonine 1.029 0.781 Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 1.082 0.821 Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.908 1.447 Alaska pollock
Lysine 2.157 1.635 Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.696 0.527 Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.917 0.695 Alaska pollock
Valine 1.21 0.917 Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.691 0.524 Alaska pollock
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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