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

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What are the differences between Crab stick and Cod liver oil?

  • The amount of Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin D, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6 in Cod liver oil is higher than in Crab stick.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 3333% more.

We used Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Fish oil, cod liver types 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 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
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 B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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% 4% 0% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 0% 72% 1%
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 B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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.
Crab stick Cod liver oil
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 0g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 0g Crab stick
Fats 0.46g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 15g 0g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch 3.5g g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 0mg Crab stick
Iron 0.39mg 0mg Crab stick
Magnesium 43mg 0mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 282mg 0mg Crab stick
Potassium 90mg 0mg Crab stick
Sodium 529mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0.33mg 0mg Crab stick
Copper 0.032mg 0mg Crab stick
Vitamin A 0IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin D 0IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 0µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0mg Crab stick
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0mg Crab stick
Vitamin B5 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0mg Crab stick
Folate 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 0µg Crab stick
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg mg Crab stick
Threonine 0.285mg mg Crab stick
Isoleucine 0.23mg mg Crab stick
Leucine 0.607mg mg Crab stick
Lysine 0.707mg mg Crab stick
Methionine 0.261mg mg Crab stick
Phenylalanine 0.26mg mg Crab stick
Valine 0.286mg mg Crab stick
Histidine 0.156mg mg Crab stick
Cholesterol 20mg 570mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g g Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 0.216g 22.608g Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab stick 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
12
Crab stick
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
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
46%
Crab stick
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
2%
Crab stick
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 550mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.392g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab stick
Crab stick is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab stick
Crab stick is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 529mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $7)

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 stick - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174203/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.