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Cod liver oil vs Almond - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cod liver oil and Almond

  • The amount of Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin D, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Fiber in Almond is higher than in Cod liver oil.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 3333% more than Almond.
  • Almond has 6 times less Saturated Fat than Cod liver oil. Cod liver oil has 22.608g of Saturated Fat, while Almond has 3.802g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish oil, cod liver and Nuts, almonds.

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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 less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%

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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Almond
Contains more Vitamin A +4999900%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 513% 0% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +4999900%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil Almond Opinion
Net carbs 0g 9.05g Almond
Protein 0g 21.15g Almond
Fats 100g 49.93g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0g 21.55g Almond
Calories 902kcal 579kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g 0.72g Almond
Fructose g 0.11g Almond
Sugar g 4.35g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 12.5g Almond
Calcium 0mg 269mg Almond
Iron 0mg 3.71mg Almond
Magnesium 0mg 270mg Almond
Phosphorus 0mg 481mg Almond
Potassium 0mg 733mg Almond
Sodium 0mg 1mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0mg 3.12mg Almond
Copper 0mg 1.031mg Almond
Vitamin A 100000IU 2IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg 25.63mg Almond
Vitamin D 10000IU 0IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 250µg 0µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 mg 0.205mg Almond
Vitamin B2 0mg 1.138mg Almond
Vitamin B3 0mg 3.618mg Almond
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.471mg Almond
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.137mg Almond
Folate 0µg 44µg Almond
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Almond
Tryptophan mg 0.211mg Almond
Threonine mg 0.601mg Almond
Isoleucine mg 0.751mg Almond
Leucine mg 1.473mg Almond
Lysine mg 0.568mg Almond
Methionine mg 0.157mg Almond
Phenylalanine mg 1.132mg Almond
Valine mg 0.855mg Almond
Histidine mg 0.539mg Almond
Cholesterol 570mg 0mg Almond
Trans Fat g 0.015g Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 22.608g 3.802g Almond
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711g 31.551g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541g 12.329g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil Almond
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
1125
Cod liver oil
82
Almond
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
139
Almond

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
0%
Cod liver oil
127%
Almond
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
22%
Almond
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
230%
Almond

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Almond
Almond is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 570mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond
Almond is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.806g)
Which food is cheaper?
Almond
Almond is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Cod liver oil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173577/nutrients
  2. Almond - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/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.