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Cod liver oil vs Crab stick - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cod liver oil and Crab stick?

  • The amount of Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6 in Crab stick is higher than in Cod liver oil.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 3333% more.
  • Crab stick contains 105 times less Saturated Fat than Cod liver oil. Cod liver oil contains 22.608g of Saturated Fat, while Crab stick contains 0.216g.

We used Fish oil, cod liver and Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi types 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
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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 15% 4% 8% 31% 11% 10% 121% 69%
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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
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% 0% 4% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 72% 1% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
12
Crab stick
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
33
Crab stick

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
46%
Crab stick
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
15%
Crab stick
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
2%
Crab stick

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 Crab stick
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok

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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?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 550mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.392g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crab stick
Crab stick is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Crab stick
Crab stick is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 529mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $7)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil Crab stick Opinion
Calories 902 95 Cod liver oil
Protein 0 7.62 Crab stick
Fats 100 0.46 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 15 Crab stick
Cholesterol 570 20 Crab stick
Vitamin D 10000 0 Cod liver oil
Iron 0 0.39 Crab stick
Calcium 0 13 Crab stick
Potassium 0 90 Crab stick
Magnesium 0 43 Crab stick
Sugar 6.25 Cod liver oil
Fiber 0 0.5 Crab stick
Copper 0 0.032 Crab stick
Zinc 0 0.33 Crab stick
Starch 3.5 Crab stick
Phosphorus 0 282 Crab stick
Sodium 0 529 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.17 Crab stick
Vitamin D 250 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.03 Crab stick
Vitamin B2 0 0.08 Crab stick
Vitamin B3 0 0.62 Crab stick
Vitamin B5 0 0
Vitamin B6 0 0.13 Crab stick
Vitamin B12 0 0.57 Crab stick
Vitamin K 0.4 Crab stick
Folate 0 0
Trans Fat 0.008 Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 22.608 0.216 Crab stick
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711 0.275 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541 0.143 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.075 Crab stick
Threonine 0.285 Crab stick
Isoleucine 0.23 Crab stick
Leucine 0.607 Crab stick
Lysine 0.707 Crab stick
Methionine 0.261 Crab stick
Phenylalanine 0.26 Crab stick
Valine 0.286 Crab stick
Histidine 0.156 Crab stick
Fructose 0.62 Crab stick

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. Crab stick - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174203/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.