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Mussel vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

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 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 contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 369mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $2)
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.
Mussel Cod liver oil
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
Mussel
7
:
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 +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
Mussel
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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +32794.7%

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
143%
Mussel
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
7%
Mussel
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
21%
Mussel
462%
Cod liver oil

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