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Halibut vs Cod - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.288g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod
Cod is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $3.7)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Halibut Cod
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Halibut Cod
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
84
Halibut
398
Cod
Mineral Summary Score
16
Halibut
19
Cod

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
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Cod
Contains more Iron +73.7%
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.028
Contains more Iron +73.7%
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.028

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
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Cod
Contains more Vitamin D +2947.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61100%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.91
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin D +2947.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61100%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.91
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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
86%
Halibut
107%
Cod
Carbohydrates
0%
Halibut
0%
Cod
Fats
64%
Halibut
3%
Cod

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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 Halibut Cod Opinion
Calories 186 82 Halibut
Protein 14.37 17.81 Cod
Fats 13.84 0.67 Halibut
Vitamin C 0 1 Cod
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 46 43 Cod
Vitamin D 1097 36 Halibut
Iron 0.66 0.38 Halibut
Calcium 3 16 Cod
Potassium 268 413 Cod
Magnesium 26 32 Cod
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.028 Halibut
Zinc 0.4 0.45 Cod
Starch
Phosphorus 164 203 Cod
Sodium 80 54 Cod
Vitamin A 47 40 Halibut
Vitamin E 0.73 0.64 Halibut
Vitamin D 27.4 0.9 Halibut
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.076 Cod
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.065 Halibut
Vitamin B3 1.5 2.063 Cod
Vitamin B5 0.25 153 Cod
Vitamin B6 0.42 0.245 Halibut
Vitamin B12 1 0.91 Halibut
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 2.419 0.131 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 8.378 0.094 Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.367 0.231 Halibut
Tryptophan 0.161 0.199 Cod
Threonine 0.63 0.781 Cod
Isoleucine 0.662 0.821 Cod
Leucine 1.168 1.447 Cod
Lysine 1.32 1.635 Cod
Methionine 0.425 0.527 Cod
Phenylalanine 0.561 0.695 Cod
Valine 0.74 0.917 Cod
Histidine 0.423 0.524 Cod
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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