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Cod liver oil vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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

  • Cod liver oil is richer in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin D, while Mozzarella is higher in Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 3318% higher.
  • Mozzarella has 769 times less Vitamin D than Cod liver oil. Cod liver oil has 10000IU of Vitamin D, while Mozzarella has 13IU.
  • Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol.

We used Fish oil, cod liver and Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium 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 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 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
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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Contains more Vitamin A +19242.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +83233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
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 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 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +19242.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +83233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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 Mozzarella
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 ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil Mozzarella Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.1g Mozzarella
Protein 0g 27.5g Mozzarella
Fats 100g 17.1g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0g 3.1g Mozzarella
Calories 902kcal 280kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.23g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 0mg 731mg Mozzarella
Iron 0mg 0.25mg Mozzarella
Magnesium 0mg 26mg Mozzarella
Phosphorus 0mg 524mg Mozzarella
Potassium 0mg 95mg Mozzarella
Sodium 0mg 16mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0mg 3.13mg Mozzarella
Copper 0mg 0.027mg Mozzarella
Vitamin A 100000IU 517IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Mozzarella
Vitamin D 10000IU 13IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 250µg 0.3µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 mg 0.02mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.34mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.12mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B5 0mg mg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.08mg Mozzarella
Folate 0µg 9µg Mozzarella
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.92µg Mozzarella
Vitamin K µg 1.8µg Mozzarella
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 570mg 54mg Mozzarella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 22.608g 10.867g Mozzarella
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711g 4.844g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541g 0.509g 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 Mozzarella
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
23
Mozzarella
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
72
Mozzarella

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
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
79%
Mozzarella

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 516mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.741g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)

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. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.