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Crab vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Crab and Cod liver oil

  • The amount of Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Zinc, and Phosphorus in Cod liver oil is higher than in Crab.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 3333% more than Crab.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned 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 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272%
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
Crab
10
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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 +4999900%
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 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 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 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 +4999900%
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 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 price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 17.88g 0g Crab
Fats 0.74g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 83kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch 0g g Crab
Fructose 0g g Crab
Sugar 0g g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 91mg 0mg Crab
Iron 0.5mg 0mg Crab
Magnesium 36mg 0mg Crab
Phosphorus 234mg 0mg Crab
Potassium 259mg 0mg Crab
Sodium 563mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 3.81mg 0mg Crab
Copper 0.814mg 0mg Crab
Vitamin A 2IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 1.84mg mg Crab
Vitamin D 0IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 0µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 3.3mg 0mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.023mg mg Crab
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0mg Crab
Vitamin B3 2.747mg 0mg Crab
Vitamin B5 0.997mg 0mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.156mg 0mg Crab
Folate 51µg 0µg Crab
Vitamin B12 3.33µg 0µg Crab
Vitamin K 0.3µg µg Crab
Tryptophan 0.226mg mg Crab
Threonine 0.727mg mg Crab
Isoleucine 0.776mg mg Crab
Leucine 1.307mg mg Crab
Lysine 1.386mg mg Crab
Methionine 0.452mg mg Crab
Phenylalanine 0.708mg mg Crab
Valine 0.806mg mg Crab
Histidine 0.393mg mg Crab
Cholesterol 97mg 570mg Crab
Trans Fat 0.014g g Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 0.201g 22.608g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.129g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.258g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crab 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
56
Crab
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
80
Crab
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
107%
Crab
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Crab
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
3%
Crab
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab
Crab is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 473mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.407g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab
Crab is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 563mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $7)
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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171966/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.