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Cod liver oil vs Haddock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cod liver oil and Haddock

  • Cod liver oil has more Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin D, however Haddock is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 3331% more than Haddock.
  • Cod liver oil has 435 times more Vitamin D than Haddock. While Cod liver oil has 10000IU of Vitamin D, Haddock has only 23IU.
  • Haddock has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish oil, cod liver and Fish, haddock, cooked, dry heat.

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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 5% 8% 19% 120% 31% 35% 11% 9%
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 +161190.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +41566.7%
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 4% 11% 18% 0% 6% 16% 78% 30% 76% 10% 267% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +161190.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +41566.7%
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 Haddock
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 price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil Haddock Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 0g 19.99g Haddock
Fats 100g 0.55g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 902kcal 90kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 0mg 14mg Haddock
Iron 0mg 0.21mg Haddock
Magnesium 0mg 26mg Haddock
Phosphorus 0mg 278mg Haddock
Potassium 0mg 351mg Haddock
Sodium 0mg 261mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0mg 0.4mg Haddock
Copper 0mg 0.026mg Haddock
Vitamin A 100000IU 62IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg 0.55mg Haddock
Vitamin D 10000IU 23IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 250µg 0.6µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 mg 0.023mg Haddock
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.069mg Haddock
Vitamin B3 0mg 4.119mg Haddock
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.494mg Haddock
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.327mg Haddock
Folate 0µg 13µg Haddock
Vitamin B12 0µg 2.13µg Haddock
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Haddock
Tryptophan mg 0.26mg Haddock
Threonine mg 1.015mg Haddock
Isoleucine mg 1.067mg Haddock
Leucine mg 1.882mg Haddock
Lysine mg 2.126mg Haddock
Methionine mg 0.686mg Haddock
Phenylalanine mg 0.904mg Haddock
Valine mg 1.193mg Haddock
Histidine mg 0.682mg Haddock
Cholesterol 570mg 66mg Haddock
Trans Fat g 0.005g Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 22.608g 0.111g Haddock
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711g 0.074g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541g 0.204g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cod liver oil Haddock
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
43
Haddock
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
29
Haddock

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
120%
Haddock
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
0%
Haddock
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
3%
Haddock

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Haddock
Haddock is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 504mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Haddock
Haddock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.497g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Haddock
Haddock is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Haddock
Haddock 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 - 261mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $11)
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. Haddock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174198/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.