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Mackerel vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 475mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.46g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 4450mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $2)
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.
Mackerel Cod liver oil
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
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
131
Mackerel
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
100
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 B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +894%
Contains more Vitamin A +63594.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +894%
Contains more Vitamin A +63594.3%

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
111%
Mackerel
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Mackerel
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
116%
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 Mackerel Cod liver oil Opinion
Calories 305 902 Cod liver oil
Protein 18.5 0 Mackerel
Fats 25.1 100 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 95 570 Mackerel
Vitamin D 1006 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 1.4 0 Mackerel
Calcium 66 0 Mackerel
Potassium 520 0 Mackerel
Magnesium 60 0 Mackerel
Sugars 0 Mackerel
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.1 0 Mackerel
Zinc 1.1 0 Mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 254 0 Mackerel
Sodium 4450 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 157 100000 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 2.38 Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.02 Mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.19 0 Mackerel
Vitamin B3 3.3 0 Mackerel
Vitamin B5 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B6 0.41 0 Mackerel
Vitamin B12 12 0 Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8 Mackerel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.148 22.608 Mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32 46.711 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21 22.541 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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