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Cod liver oil vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 510mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.188g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $3)
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.
Cod liver oil Skipjack tuna
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
Cod liver oil Skipjack tuna
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
49
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
31
Skipjack tuna

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 +166566.7%
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 +166566.7%
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
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
6%
Skipjack tuna

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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 Skipjack tuna Opinion
Calories 902 132 Cod liver oil
Protein 0 28.21 Skipjack tuna
Fats 100 1.29 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 1 Skipjack tuna
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 570 60 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin D 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 0 1.6 Skipjack tuna
Calcium 0 37 Skipjack tuna
Potassium 0 522 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 0 44 Skipjack tuna
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0 0.11 Skipjack tuna
Zinc 0 1.05 Skipjack tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 0 285 Skipjack tuna
Sodium 0 47 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000 60 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.038 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B2 0 0.122 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 0 18.756 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0 0.485 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0 0.981 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 0 2.19 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 22.608 0.42 Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711 0.243 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541 0.403 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.316 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101 Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83 Skipjack tuna
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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