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Salmon vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 515mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 21.627g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
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.
Salmon Cod liver oil
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price 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
Salmon 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
47
Salmon
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
25
Salmon
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
Salmon
7
:
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
Salmon
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +249900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +249900%

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
119%
Salmon
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Salmon
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
29%
Salmon
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 Salmon Cod liver oil Opinion
Calories 142 902 Cod liver oil
Protein 19.84 0 Salmon
Fats 6.34 100 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 55 570 Salmon
Vitamin D 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 0.8 0 Salmon
Calcium 12 0 Salmon
Potassium 490 0 Salmon
Magnesium 29 0 Salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0 Salmon
Zinc 0.64 0 Salmon
Starch
Phosphorus 200 0 Salmon
Sodium 44 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 40 100000 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.226 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.38 0 Salmon
Vitamin B3 7.86 0 Salmon
Vitamin B5 1.664 0 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.818 0 Salmon
Vitamin B12 3.18 0 Salmon
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.981 22.608 Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.103 46.711 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 2.539 22.541 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.222 Salmon
Threonine 0.87 Salmon
Isoleucine 0.914 Salmon
Leucine 1.613 Salmon
Lysine 1.822 Salmon
Methionine 0.587 Salmon
Phenylalanine 0.775 Salmon
Valine 1.022 Salmon
Histidine 0.584 Salmon
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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