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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, 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 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
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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 10% 220% 9% 19% 9% 86% 225% 3%
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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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 Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 0% 32% 3% 9% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 115% 5% 7%
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 Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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 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

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Cod liver oil Mozzarella
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.