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Cod liver oil vs True morels - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cod liver oil and True morels different?

  • Cod liver oil is higher in Vitamin D, however True morels are richer in Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Manganese, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Cod liver oil is 3333% higher.
  • Cod liver oil contains 348 times more Saturated Fat than True morels. While Cod liver oil contains 22.608g of Saturated Fat, True morels contain only 0.065g.

Fish oil, cod liver and Mushrooms, morel, 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 13% 457% 14% 84% 37% 3% 56% 209%
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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +4802%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 0% 0% 153% 0% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 7% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +4802%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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 True morels
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil True morels Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.3g True morels
Protein 0g 3.12g True morels
Fats 100g 0.57g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0g 5.1g True morels
Calories 902kcal 31kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g True morels
Sugar g 0.6g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 2.8g True morels
Calcium 0mg 43mg True morels
Iron 0mg 12.18mg True morels
Magnesium 0mg 19mg True morels
Phosphorus 0mg 194mg True morels
Potassium 0mg 411mg True morels
Sodium 0mg 21mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0mg 2.03mg True morels
Copper 0mg 0.625mg True morels
Vitamin A 100000IU 0IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 10000IU 206IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 250µg 5.1µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg mg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 mg 0.069mg True morels
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.205mg True morels
Vitamin B3 0mg 2.252mg True morels
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.44mg True morels
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.136mg True morels
Folate 0µg 9µg True morels
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin K µg µg
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 mg True morels
Trans Fat g 0g Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 22.608g 0.065g True morels
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711g 0.052g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541g 0.433g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
27
True morels
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
109
True morels

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
19%
True morels
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
5%
True morels
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
3%
True morels

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 570mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
True morels
True morels is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.543g)
Which food is cheaper?
True morels
True morels is cheaper (difference - $4.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
True morels
True morels is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. True morels - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168423/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.