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Cod vs Halibut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.288g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod
Cod is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $3.7)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.
Cod Halibut
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
398
Cod
84
Halibut
Mineral Summary Score
19
Cod
16
Halibut

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
Cod
6
:
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Contains more Iron +73.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.03
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Contains more Iron +73.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.03

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
Cod
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61100%
Contains more Vitamin D +2947.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.4%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61100%
Contains more Vitamin D +2947.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.4%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1
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
107%
Cod
86%
Halibut
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod
0%
Halibut
Fats
3%
Cod
64%
Halibut

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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 Cod Halibut Opinion
Calories 82 186 Halibut
Protein 17.81 14.37 Cod
Fats 0.67 13.84 Halibut
Vitamin C 1 0 Cod
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 43 46 Cod
Vitamin D 36 1097 Halibut
Iron 0.38 0.66 Halibut
Calcium 16 3 Cod
Potassium 413 268 Cod
Magnesium 32 26 Cod
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.028 0.03 Halibut
Zinc 0.45 0.4 Cod
Starch
Phosphorus 203 164 Cod
Sodium 54 80 Cod
Vitamin A 40 47 Halibut
Vitamin E 0.64 0.73 Halibut
Vitamin D 0.9 27.4 Halibut
Vitamin B1 0.076 0.06 Cod
Vitamin B2 0.065 0.08 Halibut
Vitamin B3 2.063 1.5 Cod
Vitamin B5 153 0.25 Cod
Vitamin B6 0.245 0.42 Halibut
Vitamin B12 0.91 1 Halibut
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.131 2.419 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 0.094 8.378 Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.231 1.367 Halibut
Tryptophan 0.199 0.161 Cod
Threonine 0.781 0.63 Cod
Isoleucine 0.821 0.662 Cod
Leucine 1.447 1.168 Cod
Lysine 1.635 1.32 Cod
Methionine 0.527 0.425 Cod
Phenylalanine 0.695 0.561 Cod
Valine 0.917 0.74 Cod
Histidine 0.524 0.423 Cod
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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