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Cod liver oil vs Mussel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 514mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 21.758g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 369mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

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 Mussel
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 glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil Mussel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
1125
Cod liver oil
126
Mussel
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
47
Mussel

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
:
7
Mussel
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
:
7
Mussel
Contains more Vitamin A +32794.7%
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 +32794.7%
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%
Mussel
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
7%
Mussel
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
21%
Mussel

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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 Mussel Opinion
Calories 902 172 Cod liver oil
Protein 0 23.8 Mussel
Fats 100 4.48 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 13.6 Mussel
Carbs 0 7.39 Mussel
Cholesterol 570 56 Mussel
Vitamin D 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 0 6.72 Mussel
Calcium 0 33 Mussel
Potassium 0 268 Mussel
Magnesium 0 37 Mussel
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0 0.149 Mussel
Zinc 0 2.67 Mussel
Starch
Phosphorus 0 285 Mussel
Sodium 0 369 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000 304 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.3 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0 0.42 Mussel
Vitamin B3 0 3 Mussel
Vitamin B5 0 0.95 Mussel
Vitamin B6 0 0.1 Mussel
Vitamin B12 0 24 Mussel
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 22.608 0.85 Mussel
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711 1.014 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541 1.212 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.267 Mussel
Threonine 1.025 Mussel
Isoleucine 1.036 Mussel
Leucine 1.676 Mussel
Lysine 1.779 Mussel
Methionine 0.537 Mussel
Phenylalanine 0.853 Mussel
Valine 1.04 Mussel
Histidine 0.457 Mussel
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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