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Cod liver oil vs Port Salut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cod liver oil and Port Salut

  • Cod liver oil has more Vitamin A, and Vitamin D, however Port Salut is higher in Calcium, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily need of Vitamin A 3298% more than Port Salut.
  • Cod liver oil has 476 times more Vitamin D than Port Salut. While Cod liver oil has 10000IU of Vitamin D, Port Salut has only 21IU.
  • Port Salut has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish oil, cod liver and Cheese, port de salut.

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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 17% 195% 12% 18% 8% 71% 155% 70%
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 +9057.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +49900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
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% 66% 5% 15% 4% 56% 2% 13% 13% 188% 6% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +9057.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +49900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 Port Salut
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 Port Salut Opinion
Calories 902kcal 352kcal Cod liver oil
Protein 0g 23.78g Port Salut
Fats 100g 28.2g Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0g 0.57g Port Salut
Carbs 0g 0.57g Port Salut
Cholesterol 570mg 123mg Port Salut
Vitamin D 10000IU 21IU Cod liver oil
Iron 0mg 0.43mg Port Salut
Calcium 0mg 650mg Port Salut
Potassium 0mg 136mg Port Salut
Magnesium 0mg 24mg Port Salut
Sugar g 0.57g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0mg 0.022mg Port Salut
Zinc 0mg 2.6mg Port Salut
Starch g g
Phosphorus 0mg 360mg Port Salut
Sodium 0mg 534mg Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000IU 1092IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg 0.24mg Port Salut
Vitamin D 250µg 0.5µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 mg 0.014mg Port Salut
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.24mg Port Salut
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.06mg Port Salut
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.21mg Port Salut
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.053mg Port Salut
Vitamin B12 0µg 1.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin K µg 2.4µg Port Salut
Folate 0µg 18µg Port Salut
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 22.608g 16.691g Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711g 9.338g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541g 0.729g Cod liver oil
Tryptophan mg 0.343mg Port Salut
Threonine mg 0.876mg Port Salut
Isoleucine mg 1.446mg Port Salut
Leucine mg 2.482mg Port Salut
Lysine mg 1.987mg Port Salut
Methionine mg 0.734mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine mg 1.323mg Port Salut
Valine mg 1.707mg Port Salut
Histidine mg 0.686mg Port Salut
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil Port Salut
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
31
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
68
Port Salut

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
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
1%
Port Salut
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
130%
Port Salut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 447mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.917g)
Which food is cheaper?
Port Salut
Port Salut is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Port Salut
Port Salut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Port Salut
Port Salut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 534mg)
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. Port Salut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170849/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.