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Cod liver oil vs Atlantic mackerel - 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 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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.432g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 495mg)
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.
Cod liver oil Atlantic mackerel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Cod liver oil Atlantic mackerel
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
1125
Cod liver oil
106
Atlantic mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
33
Atlantic mackerel

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 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%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%

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

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

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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 liver oil Atlantic mackerel Opinion
Calories 902 262 Cod liver oil
Protein 0 23.85 Atlantic mackerel
Fats 100 17.81 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 0.4 Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 570 75 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin D 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 0 1.57 Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 0 15 Atlantic mackerel
Potassium 0 401 Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 0 97 Atlantic mackerel
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0 0.094 Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0 0.94 Atlantic mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 0 278 Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 0 83 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000 180 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.159 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0 0.412 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 0 6.85 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0 0.99 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0 0.46 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 0 19 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 22.608 4.176 Atlantic mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711 7.006 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541 4.3 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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