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Cod liver oil vs Pacific saury - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cod liver oil and Pacific saury

  • Cod liver oil has more Vitamin A and Vitamin D, while Pacific saury has more Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3 and Manganese.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 3331% higher.
  • Pacific saury contains 192 times less Saturated Fat than Cod liver oil. Cod liver oil contains 22.608g of Saturated Fat, while Pacific saury contains 0.118g.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish oil, cod liver and Fish, pike, northern, 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
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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 21% 18% 23% 23% 17% 19% 95% 6%
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 +142757.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +9900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 13% 5% 4% 75% 15% 15% 44% 45% 27% 251% 1% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +142757.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +9900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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
42
Pacific saury
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
27
Pacific saury

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
116%
Pacific saury
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
0%
Pacific saury
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
3%
Pacific saury

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil Pacific saury
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?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 531mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.49g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury 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 - 39mg)
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 Pacific saury Opinion
Calories 902 88 Cod liver oil
Protein 0 19.26 Pacific saury
Fats 100 0.69 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 3.8 Pacific saury
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 570 39 Pacific saury
Vitamin D 10000 99 Cod liver oil
Iron 0 0.55 Pacific saury
Calcium 0 57 Pacific saury
Potassium 0 259 Pacific saury
Magnesium 0 31 Pacific saury
Sugars 0 Cod liver oil
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0 0.051 Pacific saury
Zinc 0 0.67 Pacific saury
Starch
Phosphorus 0 220 Pacific saury
Sodium 0 39 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000 70 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.2 Pacific saury
Vitamin D 250 2.5 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.058 Pacific saury
Vitamin B2 0 0.063 Pacific saury
Vitamin B3 0 2.3 Pacific saury
Vitamin B5 0 0.75 Pacific saury
Vitamin B6 0 0.117 Pacific saury
Vitamin B12 0 2 Pacific saury
Vitamin K 0.1 Pacific saury
Folate 0 15 Pacific saury
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 22.608 0.118 Pacific saury
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711 0.157 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541 0.202 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.216 Pacific saury
Threonine 0.844 Pacific saury
Isoleucine 0.887 Pacific saury
Leucine 1.565 Pacific saury
Lysine 1.768 Pacific saury
Methionine 0.57 Pacific saury
Phenylalanine 0.752 Pacific saury
Valine 0.992 Pacific saury
Histidine 0.567 Pacific saury
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. Pacific saury - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173680/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.