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Cashew vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cashew and Cod liver oil?

  • Cod liver oil has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin D, Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, and Zinc than Cashew.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 3333% higher.

We used Nuts, cashew nuts, raw and Fish oil, cod liver types in this comparison.

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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" chart 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 less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 251% 209% 255% 59% 2% 158% 732%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 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 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
Cashew
9
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 19% 0% 2% 106% 14% 20% 52% 97% 19% 0% 86%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6000% 0% 7500% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cashew Cod liver oil
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cashew Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 26.89g 0g Cashew
Protein 18.22g 0g Cashew
Fats 43.85g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 30.19g 0g Cashew
Calories 553kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch 23.49g g Cashew
Fructose 0.05g g Cashew
Sugar 5.91g g Cod liver oil
Fiber 3.3g 0g Cashew
Calcium 37mg 0mg Cashew
Iron 6.68mg 0mg Cashew
Magnesium 292mg 0mg Cashew
Phosphorus 593mg 0mg Cashew
Potassium 660mg 0mg Cashew
Sodium 12mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 5.78mg 0mg Cashew
Copper 2.195mg 0mg Cashew
Vitamin A 0IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.9mg mg Cashew
Vitamin D 0IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 0µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Cashew
Vitamin B1 0.423mg mg Cashew
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0mg Cashew
Vitamin B3 1.062mg 0mg Cashew
Vitamin B5 0.864mg 0mg Cashew
Vitamin B6 0.417mg 0mg Cashew
Folate 25µg 0µg Cashew
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 34.1µg µg Cashew
Tryptophan 0.287mg mg Cashew
Threonine 0.688mg mg Cashew
Isoleucine 0.789mg mg Cashew
Leucine 1.472mg mg Cashew
Lysine 0.928mg mg Cashew
Methionine 0.362mg mg Cashew
Phenylalanine 0.951mg mg Cashew
Valine 1.094mg mg Cashew
Histidine 0.456mg mg Cashew
Cholesterol 0mg 570mg Cashew
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.783g 22.608g Cashew
Monounsaturated Fat 23.797g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 7.845g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cashew Cod liver oil
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
34
Cashew
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
209
Cashew
0
Cod liver oil

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 food.
Protein
109%
Cashew
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
30%
Cashew
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
202%
Cashew
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 570mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.825g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cashew
Cashew is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in vitamins

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cashew - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170162/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.