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

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How are Cod liver oil and Roquefort different?

  • Cod liver oil has more Vitamin A RAE, however, Roquefort is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 3301% more than Roquefort.
  • Cod liver oil has 6 times more Cholesterol than Roquefort. Cod liver oil has 570mg of Cholesterol, while Roquefort has 90mg.

Fish oil, cod liver and Cheese, roquefort types were 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 199% 22% 22% 169% 9% 236% 57% 12% 4% 80%
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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Contains more Vitamin A +9451.1%
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 63% 0% 0% 0% 10% 136% 14% 104% 29% 37% 80% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +9451.1%
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 +226.4%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 100 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 0 g
Other: 0 g
22% 31% 2% 39% 6%
Protein: 21.54 g
Fats: 30.64 g
Carbs: 2 g
Water: 39.38 g
Other: 6.44 g
Contains more Fats +226.4%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +451.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1607.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.8%
25% 51% 25%
Saturated Fat: 22.608 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 46.711 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 22.541 g
66% 29% 5%
Saturated Fat: 19.263 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.474 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.32 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +451.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1607.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.8%

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 Roquefort
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil Roquefort Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2g Roquefort
Protein 0g 21.54g Roquefort
Fats 100g 30.64g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0g 2g Roquefort
Calories 902kcal 369kcal Cod liver oil
Calcium 0mg 662mg Roquefort
Iron 0mg 0.56mg Roquefort
Magnesium 0mg 30mg Roquefort
Phosphorus 0mg 392mg Roquefort
Potassium 0mg 91mg Roquefort
Sodium 0mg 1809mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0mg 2.08mg Roquefort
Copper 0mg 0.034mg Roquefort
Manganese 0mg 0.03mg Roquefort
Selenium 0µg 14.5µg Roquefort
Vitamin A 100000IU 1047IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin A RAE 30000µg 294µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.04mg Roquefort
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.586mg Roquefort
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.734mg Roquefort
Vitamin B5 0mg 1.731mg Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.124mg Roquefort
Folate 0µg 49µg Roquefort
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.64µg Roquefort
Tryptophan 0.303mg Roquefort
Threonine 0.965mg Roquefort
Isoleucine 1.217mg Roquefort
Leucine 2.114mg Roquefort
Lysine 1.848mg Roquefort
Methionine 0.558mg Roquefort
Phenylalanine 1.023mg Roquefort
Valine 1.614mg Roquefort
Histidine 0.602mg Roquefort
Cholesterol 570mg 90mg Roquefort
Saturated Fat 22.608g 19.263g Roquefort
Omega-3 - DHA 10.968g Cod liver oil
Omega-3 - EPA 6.898g Cod liver oil
Omega-3 - DPA 0.935g Cod liver oil
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711g 8.474g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541g 1.32g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil Roquefort
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
36%
Roquefort
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Cod liver oil
80%
Roquefort

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 480mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.345g)
Which food is cheaper?
Roquefort
Roquefort is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Roquefort
Roquefort is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Roquefort
Roquefort is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 1809mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Roquefort - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171250/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.