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Cod liver oil vs Cashew - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cod liver oil and Cashew?

  • Cashew has more Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, and Zinc than Cod liver oil.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 3333% higher.
  • Cashew has 3 times less Saturated Fat than Cod liver oil. Cod liver oil has 22.608g of Saturated Fat, while Cashew has 7.783g.

We used Fish oil, cod liver and Nuts, cashew nuts, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 251% 12% 59% 209% 732% 158% 255% 2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%

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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Cashew
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 0% 19% 0% 106% 14% 20% 52% 97% 0% 86% 19%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Cashew
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil Cashew Opinion
Calories 902kcal 553kcal Cod liver oil
Protein 0g 18.22g Cashew
Fats 100g 43.85g Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Cashew
Net carbs 0g 26.89g Cashew
Carbs 0g 30.19g Cashew
Cholesterol 570mg 0mg Cashew
Vitamin D 10000IU 0IU Cod liver oil
Iron 0mg 6.68mg Cashew
Calcium 0mg 37mg Cashew
Potassium 0mg 660mg Cashew
Magnesium 0mg 292mg Cashew
Sugar g 5.91g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 3.3g Cashew
Copper 0mg 2.195mg Cashew
Zinc 0mg 5.78mg Cashew
Starch g 23.49g Cashew
Phosphorus 0mg 593mg Cashew
Sodium 0mg 12mg Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000IU 0IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg 0.9mg Cashew
Vitamin D 250µg 0µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 mg 0.423mg Cashew
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.058mg Cashew
Vitamin B3 0mg 1.062mg Cashew
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.864mg Cashew
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.417mg Cashew
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 34.1µg Cashew
Folate 0µg 25µg Cashew
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 22.608g 7.783g Cashew
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711g 23.797g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541g 7.845g Cod liver oil
Tryptophan mg 0.287mg Cashew
Threonine mg 0.688mg Cashew
Isoleucine mg 0.789mg Cashew
Leucine mg 1.472mg Cashew
Lysine mg 0.928mg Cashew
Methionine mg 0.362mg Cashew
Phenylalanine mg 0.951mg Cashew
Valine mg 1.094mg Cashew
Histidine mg 0.456mg Cashew
Fructose g 0.05g Cashew

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil Cashew
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
34
Cashew
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
209
Cashew

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
109%
Cashew
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
30%
Cashew
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
202%
Cashew

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 570mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.825g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cashew
Cashew is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Cashew - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170162/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.