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Crab meat vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Crab meat and Cod liver oil?

  • Cod liver oil has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Magnesium than Crab meat.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 3332% higher.

We used Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, cooked, moist heat 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 18% 29% 45% 120% 24% 140% 208% 394%
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 C +∞%
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 +344727.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 26% 14% 13% 26% 24% 42% 39% 1438% 0%
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 B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +344727.6%

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.
Crab meat Cod liver oil
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab meat Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 19.35g 0g Crab meat
Fats 1.54g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 97kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 59mg 0mg Crab meat
Iron 0.76mg 0mg Crab meat
Magnesium 63mg 0mg Crab meat
Phosphorus 280mg 0mg Crab meat
Potassium 262mg 0mg Crab meat
Sodium 1072mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 7.62mg 0mg Crab meat
Copper 1.182mg 0mg Crab meat
Vitamin A 29IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 7.6mg 0mg Crab meat
Vitamin B1 0.053mg mg Crab meat
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0mg Crab meat
Vitamin B3 1.34mg 0mg Crab meat
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0mg Crab meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0mg Crab meat
Folate 51µg 0µg Crab meat
Vitamin B12 11.5µg 0µg Crab meat
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.269mg mg Crab meat
Threonine 0.783mg mg Crab meat
Isoleucine 0.938mg mg Crab meat
Leucine 1.536mg mg Crab meat
Lysine 1.684mg mg Crab meat
Methionine 0.545mg mg Crab meat
Phenylalanine 0.817mg mg Crab meat
Valine 0.91mg mg Crab meat
Histidine 0.393mg mg Crab meat
Cholesterol 53mg 570mg Crab meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.133g 22.608g Crab meat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.185g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.536g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab meat Cod liver oil
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
135
Crab meat
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
122
Crab meat
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
116%
Crab meat
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab meat
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
7%
Crab meat
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 517mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab meat
Crab meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.475g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab meat
Crab meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab meat
Crab meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 1072mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $7)
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

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. Crab meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174202/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.