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Caviar vs. Cod liver oil — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Caviar and Cod liver oil

  • Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus, while Cod liver oil has more Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin D.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 3303% higher.
  • The amount of Sodium in Cod liver oil is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, caviar, black and red, granular 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" charts 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 more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37% 7% 358%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 0% 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 more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Caviar
10
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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 +10949.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +8520.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 268% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6000% 0% 7500% 0% 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 +10949.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +8520.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Fats +458.7%
25% 18% 4% 48% 6%
Protein: 24.6 g
Fats: 17.9 g
Carbs: 4 g
Water: 47.5 g
Other: 6 g
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 100 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 0 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Fats +458.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -82%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +908.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +204.4%
25% 29% 46%
Saturated Fat: 4.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.631 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.405 g
25% 51% 25%
Saturated Fat: 22.608 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 46.711 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 22.541 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -82%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +908.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +204.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Caviar Cod liver oil
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 4g 0g Caviar
Protein 24.6g 0g Caviar
Fats 17.9g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 4g 0g Caviar
Calories 264kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Calcium 275mg 0mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 0mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 0mg Caviar
Phosphorus 356mg 0mg Caviar
Potassium 181mg 0mg Caviar
Sodium 1500mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0.95mg 0mg Caviar
Copper 0.11mg 0mg Caviar
Manganese 0.05mg 0mg Caviar
Selenium 65.5µg 0µg Caviar
Vitamin A 905IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin A RAE 271µg 30000µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 2.9µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62mg 0mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 0mg Caviar
Vitamin B5 3.5mg 0mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0mg Caviar
Folate 50µg 0µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg 0µg Caviar
Choline 490.9mg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg Caviar
Leucine 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg Caviar
Methionine 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg 570mg Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 4.06g 22.608g Caviar
Omega-3 - DHA 3.8g 10.968g Cod liver oil
Omega-3 - EPA 2.741g 6.898g Cod liver oil
Omega-3 - DPA 0.229g 0.935g Cod liver oil
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Caviar Cod liver oil
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
266%
Caviar
1038%
Cod liver oil
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
153%
Caviar
0%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

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 - 1500mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $95)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.548g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.