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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, 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 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
Crab
7
:
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 28% 23% 26% 272% 104% 101% 74%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +4999900%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 1% 37% 0% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 417% 1% 39%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 6000% 0% 7500% 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 Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +4999900%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%

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 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

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Crab Cod liver oil
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.