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Cod liver oil vs Chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cod liver oil and Chocolate

  • Cod liver oil has more Vitamin A, while Chocolate has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Fiber and Zinc.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 3333% higher.
  • Chocolate contains 71 times less Cholesterol than Cod liver oil. Cod liver oil contains 570mg of Cholesterol, while Chocolate contains 8mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish oil, cod liver and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids.

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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 301% 17% 50% 105% 343% 55% 89% 4%
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 +199900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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% 3% 11% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 29% 21% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +199900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
1125
Cod liver oil
10
Chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
120
Chocolate

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 the food
Protein
0%
Cod liver oil
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
61%
Chocolate
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
144%
Chocolate

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cod liver oil Chocolate
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil Chocolate
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 contains less Sugars?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sugars (difference - 47.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 562mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.089g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in vitamins

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cod liver oil Chocolate Opinion
Calories 902 546 Cod liver oil
Protein 0 4.88 Chocolate
Fats 100 31.28 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 Cod liver oil
Carbs 0 61.17 Chocolate
Cholesterol 570 8 Chocolate
Vitamin D 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 0 8.02 Chocolate
Calcium 0 56 Chocolate
Potassium 0 559 Chocolate
Magnesium 0 146 Chocolate
Sugars 47.9 Cod liver oil
Fiber 0 7 Chocolate
Copper 0 1.028 Chocolate
Zinc 0 2.01 Chocolate
Starch
Phosphorus 0 206 Chocolate
Sodium 0 24 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000 50 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.54 Chocolate
Vitamin D 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.025 Chocolate
Vitamin B2 0 0.05 Chocolate
Vitamin B3 0 0.725 Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0 0.297 Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0 0.042 Chocolate
Vitamin B12 0 0.23 Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1 Chocolate
Folate 0 Cod liver oil
Trans Fat 0.112 Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 22.608 18.519 Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711 9.54 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541 1.092 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 0 Chocolate

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 of 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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.