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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 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 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
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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 8% 5% 31% 19% 9% 11% 120% 35%
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 +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 Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 4% 11% 18% 6% 16% 78% 30% 76% 267% 1% 10%
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 Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
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 the food
Protein
0%
Cod liver oil
120%
Haddock
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
0%
Haddock
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
3%
Haddock

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 Haddock
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil Haddock
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 contains less Sugars?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sugars (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)

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

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. 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.