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Cheese vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cheese and Cod liver oil different?

  • Cheese contains less Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin D, Calcium, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Vitamin B2 than Cod liver oil.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 3297% more than Cheese.

Cheese, cheddar 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" 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 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10%
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
Cheese
9
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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 +7951.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +41566.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 6%
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 B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +7951.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +41566.7%

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.
Cheese Cod liver oil
Lower in Sugar ok
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 glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cheese Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 3.09g 0g Cheese
Protein 22.87g 0g Cheese
Fats 33.31g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 3.09g 0g Cheese
Calories 404kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Cheese
Sugar 0.48g g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 710mg 0mg Cheese
Iron 0.14mg 0mg Cheese
Magnesium 27mg 0mg Cheese
Phosphorus 455mg 0mg Cheese
Potassium 76mg 0mg Cheese
Sodium 653mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 3.64mg 0mg Cheese
Copper 0.03mg 0mg Cheese
Vitamin A 1242IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.71mg mg Cheese
Vitamin D 24IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 0.6µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.029mg mg Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.428mg 0mg Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.059mg 0mg Cheese
Vitamin B5 0.41mg 0mg Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0mg Cheese
Folate 27µg 0µg Cheese
Vitamin B12 1.1µg 0µg Cheese
Vitamin K 2.4µg µg Cheese
Tryptophan 0.547mg mg Cheese
Threonine 1.044mg mg Cheese
Isoleucine 1.206mg mg Cheese
Leucine 1.939mg mg Cheese
Lysine 1.025mg mg Cheese
Methionine 0.547mg mg Cheese
Phenylalanine 1.074mg mg Cheese
Valine 1.404mg mg Cheese
Histidine 0.547mg mg Cheese
Cholesterol 99mg 570mg Cheese
Trans Fat 0.917g g Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 18.867g 22.608g Cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
35
Cheese
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
79
Cheese
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
137%
Cheese
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
154%
Cheese
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 653mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 471mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.741g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cheese
Cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cheese
Cheese is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.