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Tuna vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 521mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.996g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $2)
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.
Tuna Cod liver oil
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
Tuna Cod liver oil
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
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tuna
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
Tuna
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
Tuna
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3868.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3868.3%

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
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
29%
Tuna
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 Tuna Cod liver oil Opinion
Calories 184 902 Cod liver oil
Protein 29.91 0 Tuna
Fats 6.28 100 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 49 570 Tuna
Vitamin D 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 1.31 0 Tuna
Calcium 10 0 Tuna
Potassium 323 0 Tuna
Magnesium 64 0 Tuna
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0 Tuna
Zinc 0.77 0 Tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 326 0 Tuna
Sodium 50 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 2520 100000 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.278 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 0 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 0 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 0 Tuna
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.612 22.608 Tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 46.711 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 22.541 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.335 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 Tuna
Valine 1.541 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 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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