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Cod liver oil vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cod liver oil and Frog legs different?

  • Cod liver oil is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin D, however Frog legs are richer in Copper, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Iron, and Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Cod liver oil is 3332% higher.
  • Cod liver oil contains 1250 times more Vitamin D than Frog legs. While Cod liver oil contains 10000IU of Vitamin D, Frog legs contain only 8IU.
  • Frog legs have less Saturated Fat.

Fish oil, cod liver and Frog legs, raw are the varieties 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 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
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 +199900%
Contains more Vitamin D +124900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
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 3% 20% 6% 0% 35% 58% 23% 0% 28% 12% 50% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +199900%
Contains more Vitamin D +124900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
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 Frog legs
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 Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 0g 16.4g Frog legs
Fats 100g 0.3g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 902kcal 73kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 0mg 18mg Frog legs
Iron 0mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Magnesium 0mg 20mg Frog legs
Phosphorus 0mg 147mg Frog legs
Potassium 0mg 285mg Frog legs
Sodium 0mg 58mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0mg 1mg Frog legs
Copper 0mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 100000IU 50IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 10000IU 8IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 250µg 0.2µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 0mg 1.2mg Frog legs
Vitamin B5 0mg mg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.12mg Frog legs
Folate 0µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.4µg Frog legs
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Frog legs
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 570mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 22.608g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711g 0.053g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541g 0.102g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cod liver oil Frog legs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
35
Frog legs

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
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
0%
Frog legs
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 520mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.532g)
Which food is cheaper?
Frog legs
Frog legs is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Frog legs
Frog legs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Frog legs
Frog legs is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Frog legs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168148/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.