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Cod liver oil vs Macadamia - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cod liver oil and Macadamia

  • The amount of Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin D, Manganese, Copper, Iron, Fiber, Magnesium, and Phosphorus in Macadamia is higher than in Cod liver oil.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 3333% more than Macadamia.
  • Macadamia has 2 times less Saturated Fat than Cod liver oil. Cod liver oil has 22.608g of Saturated Fat, while Macadamia has 12.061g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish oil, cod liver and Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw.

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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 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252%
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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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% 11% 0% 4% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Macadamia
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 ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil Macadamia Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.22g Macadamia
Protein 0g 7.91g Macadamia
Fats 100g 75.77g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0g 13.82g Macadamia
Calories 902kcal 718kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g 1.05g Macadamia
Fructose g 0.07g Macadamia
Sugar g 4.57g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 8.6g Macadamia
Calcium 0mg 85mg Macadamia
Iron 0mg 3.69mg Macadamia
Magnesium 0mg 130mg Macadamia
Phosphorus 0mg 188mg Macadamia
Potassium 0mg 368mg Macadamia
Sodium 0mg 5mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0mg 1.3mg Macadamia
Copper 0mg 0.756mg Macadamia
Vitamin A 100000IU 0IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg 0.54mg Macadamia
Vitamin D 10000IU 0IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 250µg 0µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 1.2mg Macadamia
Vitamin B1 mg 1.195mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.162mg Macadamia
Vitamin B3 0mg 2.473mg Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.758mg Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.275mg Macadamia
Folate 0µg 11µg Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.067mg Macadamia
Threonine mg 0.37mg Macadamia
Isoleucine mg 0.314mg Macadamia
Leucine mg 0.602mg Macadamia
Lysine mg 0.018mg Macadamia
Methionine mg 0.023mg Macadamia
Phenylalanine mg 0.665mg Macadamia
Valine mg 0.363mg Macadamia
Histidine mg 0.195mg Macadamia
Cholesterol 570mg 0mg Macadamia
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 22.608g 12.061g Macadamia
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711g 58.877g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541g 1.502g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cod liver oil Macadamia
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
43
Macadamia
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
82
Macadamia

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
47%
Macadamia
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
14%
Macadamia
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
350%
Macadamia

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 570mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.547g)
Which food is cheaper?
Macadamia
Macadamia is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Macadamia
Macadamia is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Macadamia
Macadamia is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)

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. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/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.