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Bluefish vs. Cod liver oil — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bluefish and Cod liver oil different?

  • Bluefish has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Potassium, however, Cod liver oil is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 3318% more than Bluefish.
  • Bluefish contains less Cholesterol.

Fish, bluefish, cooked, dry heat and Fish oil, cod liver types were used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 30% 125% 43% 11% 29% 23% 4% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +21686.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 28% 0% 0% 0% 17% 23% 136% 58% 108% 2% 778% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6000% 0% 7500% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +21686.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Water +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Fats +1738.2%
26% 5% 63% 6%
Protein: 25.69 g
Fats: 5.44 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.64 g
Other: 6.23 g
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 100 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 0 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Water +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Fats +1738.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1933.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1559.9%
24% 48% 28%
Saturated Fat: 1.172 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.297 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.358 g
25% 51% 25%
Saturated Fat: 22.608 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 46.711 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 22.541 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1933.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1559.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bluefish Cod liver oil
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bluefish Cod liver oil Opinion
Protein 25.69g 0g Bluefish
Fats 5.44g 100g Cod liver oil
Calories 159kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Calcium 9mg 0mg Bluefish
Iron 0.62mg 0mg Bluefish
Magnesium 42mg 0mg Bluefish
Phosphorus 291mg 0mg Bluefish
Potassium 477mg 0mg Bluefish
Sodium 77mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 1.04mg 0mg Bluefish
Copper 0.068mg 0mg Bluefish
Manganese 0.027mg 0mg Bluefish
Selenium 46.8µg 0µg Bluefish
Vitamin A 459IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin A RAE 138µg 30000µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.067mg Bluefish
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0mg Bluefish
Vitamin B3 7.247mg 0mg Bluefish
Vitamin B5 0.955mg 0mg Bluefish
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0mg Bluefish
Folate 2µg 0µg Bluefish
Vitamin B12 6.22µg 0µg Bluefish
Tryptophan 0.288mg Bluefish
Threonine 1.126mg Bluefish
Isoleucine 1.184mg Bluefish
Leucine 2.088mg Bluefish
Lysine 2.36mg Bluefish
Methionine 0.76mg Bluefish
Phenylalanine 1.003mg Bluefish
Valine 1.324mg Bluefish
Histidine 0.756mg Bluefish
Cholesterol 76mg 570mg Bluefish
Saturated Fat 1.172g 22.608g Bluefish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.665g 10.968g Cod liver oil
Omega-3 - EPA 0.323g 6.898g Cod liver oil
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g 0.935g Cod liver oil
Monounsaturated Fat 2.297g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 1.358g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bluefish Cod liver oil
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
88%
Bluefish
1038%
Cod liver oil
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Bluefish
0%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 77mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 494mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 21.436g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bluefish
Bluefish is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bluefish
Bluefish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bluefish
Bluefish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bluefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174229/nutrients
  2. Cod liver oil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173577/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.