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Egg vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Egg and Cod liver oil different?

  • Egg contains less Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin D, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus than Cod liver oil.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 3317% more than Egg.

Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled and Fish oil, cod liver types were used 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 15% 45% 8% 74% 12% 17% 29% 667%
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
Egg
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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 +19130.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +11263.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 21% 67% 0% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 33% 139% 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 B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +19130.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +11263.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Egg Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 1.12g 0g Egg
Protein 12.58g 0g Egg
Fats 10.61g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 1.12g 0g Egg
Calories 155kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.12g g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 50mg 0mg Egg
Iron 1.19mg 0mg Egg
Magnesium 10mg 0mg Egg
Phosphorus 172mg 0mg Egg
Potassium 126mg 0mg Egg
Sodium 124mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 1.05mg 0mg Egg
Copper 2mg 0mg Egg
Vitamin A 520IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 1.03mg mg Egg
Vitamin D 87IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 2.2µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg mg Egg
Vitamin B2 0.513mg 0mg Egg
Vitamin B3 0.064mg 0mg Egg
Vitamin B5 1.398mg 0mg Egg
Vitamin B6 0.121mg 0mg Egg
Folate 44µg 0µg Egg
Vitamin B12 1.11µg 0µg Egg
Vitamin K 0.3µg µg Egg
Tryptophan 0.153mg mg Egg
Threonine 0.604mg mg Egg
Isoleucine 0.686mg mg Egg
Leucine 1.075mg mg Egg
Lysine 0.904mg mg Egg
Methionine 0.392mg mg Egg
Phenylalanine 0.668mg mg Egg
Valine 0.767mg mg Egg
Histidine 0.298mg mg Egg
Cholesterol 373mg 570mg Egg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.267g 22.608g Egg
Monounsaturated Fat 4.077g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 1.414g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Egg Cod liver oil
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
45
Egg
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
108
Egg
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
75%
Egg
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
1%
Egg
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
49%
Egg
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Egg
Egg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 197mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Egg
Egg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 19.341g)
Which food is cheaper?
Egg
Egg is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 124mg)
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. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/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.