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Tuna vs Cod - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $5.7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.481g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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 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.
Tuna Cod
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna Cod
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
90
Tuna
398
Cod
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tuna
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
Tuna
6
:
2
Cod
Contains more Iron +244.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +292.9%
Contains more Zinc +71.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.6%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +27.9%
Equal in Sodium - 54
Contains more Iron +244.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +292.9%
Contains more Zinc +71.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.6%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +27.9%
Equal in Sodium - 54

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
Tuna
6
:
5
Cod
Contains more Vitamin A +6200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +265.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +370.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +410.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1095.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11067.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +6200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +265.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +370.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +410.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1095.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11067.9%

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
179%
Tuna
107%
Cod
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
0%
Cod
Fats
29%
Tuna
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 Tuna Cod Opinion
Calories 184 82 Tuna
Protein 29.91 17.81 Tuna
Fats 6.28 0.67 Tuna
Vitamin C 0 1 Cod
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 49 43 Cod
Vitamin D 36 Cod
Iron 1.31 0.38 Tuna
Calcium 10 16 Cod
Potassium 323 413 Cod
Magnesium 64 32 Tuna
Sugars 0 Cod
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.028 Tuna
Zinc 0.77 0.45 Tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 326 203 Tuna
Sodium 50 54 Tuna
Vitamin A 2520 40 Tuna
Vitamin E 0.64 Cod
Vitamin D 0.9 Cod
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.076 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.065 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 2.063 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 153 Cod
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.245 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 0.91 Tuna
Vitamin K 0.1 Cod
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.612 0.131 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 0.094 Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 0.231 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 0.199 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 0.781 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 0.821 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 1.447 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 1.635 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.527 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 0.695 Tuna
Valine 1.541 0.917 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.524 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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