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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" 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 199% 22% 22% 169% 9% 236% 57% 12%
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 +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 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 63% 0% 0% 0% 10% 136% 14% 104% 29% 37% 80% 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 +∞%

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 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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
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
Vitamin A 100000IU 1047IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 10000IU IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 250µg µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 mg 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
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.303mg Roquefort
Threonine mg 0.965mg Roquefort
Isoleucine mg 1.217mg Roquefort
Leucine mg 2.114mg Roquefort
Lysine mg 1.848mg Roquefort
Methionine mg 0.558mg Roquefort
Phenylalanine mg 1.023mg Roquefort
Valine mg 1.614mg Roquefort
Histidine mg 0.602mg Roquefort
Cholesterol 570mg 90mg Roquefort
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 22.608g 19.263g Roquefort
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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ok
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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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
39
Roquefort
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
90
Roquefort

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
129%
Roquefort
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
2%
Roquefort
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
141%
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

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. 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.