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Chocolate vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chocolate and Cod liver oil

  • Chocolate contains less Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Fiber, and Zinc than Cod liver oil.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 3333% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Fish oil, cod liver.

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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 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
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
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +199900%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
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 Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +199900%

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.
Chocolate 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 Chocolate Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 0g Chocolate
Protein 4.88g 0g Chocolate
Fats 31.28g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 61.17g 0g Chocolate
Calories 546kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g g Cod liver oil
Fiber 7g 0g Chocolate
Calcium 56mg 0mg Chocolate
Iron 8.02mg 0mg Chocolate
Magnesium 146mg 0mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 206mg 0mg Chocolate
Potassium 559mg 0mg Chocolate
Sodium 24mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 2.01mg 0mg Chocolate
Copper 1.028mg 0mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.54mg mg Chocolate
Vitamin D IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.025mg mg Chocolate
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0mg Chocolate
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 0mg Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0mg Chocolate
Folate µg 0µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1µg µg Chocolate
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 8mg 570mg Chocolate
Trans Fat 0.112g g Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 18.519g 22.608g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate 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
10
Chocolate
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
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
29%
Chocolate
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
144%
Chocolate
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 562mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.089g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chocolate
Chocolate 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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.