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Cod liver oil vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Shark
Shark is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Shark
Shark is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 21.683g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 519mg)
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 - 79mg)
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 Shark
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
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 Shark
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
22
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
20
Shark

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
Shark
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
:
8
Shark
Contains more Vitamin D +41566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +42818.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +41566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +42818.5%
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
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
0%
Shark
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
21%
Shark

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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 Shark Opinion
Calories 902 130 Cod liver oil
Protein 0 20.98 Shark
Fats 100 4.51 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 570 51 Shark
Vitamin D 10000 24 Cod liver oil
Iron 0 0.84 Shark
Calcium 0 34 Shark
Potassium 0 160 Shark
Magnesium 0 49 Shark
Sugars 0 Shark
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0 0.033 Shark
Zinc 0 0.43 Shark
Starch
Phosphorus 0 210 Shark
Sodium 0 79 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000 233 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 1 Shark
Vitamin D 250 0.6 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.042 Shark
Vitamin B2 0 0.062 Shark
Vitamin B3 0 2.938 Shark
Vitamin B5 0 0.695 Shark
Vitamin B6 0 0.4 Shark
Vitamin B12 0 1.49 Shark
Vitamin K 0.1 Shark
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 22.608 0.925 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711 1.808 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541 1.195 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.235 Shark
Threonine 0.92 Shark
Isoleucine 0.967 Shark
Leucine 1.705 Shark
Lysine 1.926 Shark
Methionine 0.621 Shark
Phenylalanine 0.819 Shark
Valine 1.081 Shark
Histidine 0.618 Shark
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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