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

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How are Cod liver oil and Burbot different?

  • Cod liver oil is higher in Vitamin A RAE, however, Burbot is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Cod liver oil is 3333% higher.
  • Cod liver oil contains 108 times more Saturated Fat than Burbot. While Cod liver oil contains 22.608g of Saturated Fat, Burbot contains only 0.209g.

Fish oil, cod liver and Fish, burbot, cooked, dry heat are the varieties 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" charts 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 +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 44% 30% 110% 46% 17% 27% 86% 117% 89%
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 +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

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.
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Burbot
Contains more Vitamin A +588135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 108% 40% 37% 11% 80% 1% 115% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +588135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +9515.4%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Water +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 100 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 0 g
Other: 0 g
25% 73%
Protein: 24.76 g
Fats: 1.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.79 g
Contains more Fats +9515.4%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Water +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27377.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +5816.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.1%
25% 51% 25%
Saturated Fat: 22.608 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 46.711 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 22.541 g
28% 22% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.209 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.381 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27377.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +5816.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cod liver oil Burbot
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 Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil Burbot Opinion
Protein 0g 24.76g Burbot
Fats 100g 1.04g Cod liver oil
Calories 902kcal 115kcal Cod liver oil
Calcium 0mg 64mg Burbot
Iron 0mg 1.15mg Burbot
Magnesium 0mg 41mg Burbot
Phosphorus 0mg 256mg Burbot
Potassium 0mg 518mg Burbot
Sodium 0mg 124mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0mg 0.97mg Burbot
Copper 0mg 0.256mg Burbot
Manganese 0mg 0.897mg Burbot
Selenium 0µg 16.2µg Burbot
Vitamin A 100000IU 17IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin A RAE 30000µg 5µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.429mg Burbot
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.172mg Burbot
Vitamin B3 0mg 1.973mg Burbot
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.173mg Burbot
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.346mg Burbot
Folate 0µg 1µg Burbot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.92µg Burbot
Tryptophan 0.277mg Burbot
Threonine 1.085mg Burbot
Isoleucine 1.141mg Burbot
Leucine 2.012mg Burbot
Lysine 2.274mg Burbot
Methionine 0.733mg Burbot
Phenylalanine 0.966mg Burbot
Valine 1.275mg Burbot
Histidine 0.729mg Burbot
Cholesterol 570mg 77mg Burbot
Saturated Fat 22.608g 0.209g Burbot
Omega-3 - DHA 10.968g 0.123g Cod liver oil
Omega-3 - EPA 6.898g 0.09g Cod liver oil
Omega-3 - DPA 0.935g 0.033g Cod liver oil
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711g 0.17g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541g 0.381g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil Burbot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
1038%
Cod liver oil
30%
Burbot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Cod liver oil
58%
Burbot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 124mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 493mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.399g)
Which food is cheaper?
Burbot
Burbot is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Burbot
Burbot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Burbot
Burbot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Cod liver oil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173577/nutrients
  2. Burbot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174230/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.