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Atlantic mackerel vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 83mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 495mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.432g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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.
Atlantic mackerel Cod liver oil
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Atlantic mackerel Cod liver oil
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
106
Atlantic mackerel
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
33
Atlantic mackerel
0
Cod liver oil

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 Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +55455.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +55455.6%

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
143%
Atlantic mackerel
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
462%
Cod liver oil

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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 Atlantic mackerel Cod liver oil Opinion
Calories 262 902 Cod liver oil
Protein 23.85 0 Atlantic mackerel
Fats 17.81 100 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0.4 0 Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 75 570 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin D 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 1.57 0 Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 15 0 Atlantic mackerel
Potassium 401 0 Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 97 0 Atlantic mackerel
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.094 0 Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0.94 0 Atlantic mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 278 0 Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 83 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 180 100000 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.159 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412 0 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85 0 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99 0 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.46 0 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 19 0 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.176 22.608 Atlantic mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006 46.711 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 22.541 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.267 Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 1.045 Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099 Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.938 Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 2.19 Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.706 Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931 Atlantic mackerel
Valine 1.228 Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.702 Atlantic mackerel
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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