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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 RAE, 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 RAE 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
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 18% 21% 23% 95% 23% 6% 19% 17%
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 +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 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 5% 4% 75% 13% 15% 15% 44% 45% 27% 12% 251% 1%
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 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 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 Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil Pacific saury Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 0g 19.26g Pacific saury
Fats 100g 0.69g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 902kcal 88kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 0mg 57mg Pacific saury
Iron 0mg 0.55mg Pacific saury
Magnesium 0mg 31mg Pacific saury
Phosphorus 0mg 220mg Pacific saury
Potassium 0mg 259mg Pacific saury
Sodium 0mg 39mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0mg 0.67mg Pacific saury
Copper 0mg 0.051mg Pacific saury
Vitamin A 100000IU 70IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg 0.2mg Pacific saury
Vitamin D 10000IU 99IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 250µg 2.5µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B1 mg 0.058mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.063mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B3 0mg 2.3mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.75mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.117mg Pacific saury
Folate 0µg 15µg Pacific saury
Vitamin B12 0µg 2µg Pacific saury
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Pacific saury
Tryptophan mg 0.216mg Pacific saury
Threonine mg 0.844mg Pacific saury
Isoleucine mg 0.887mg Pacific saury
Leucine mg 1.565mg Pacific saury
Lysine mg 1.768mg Pacific saury
Methionine mg 0.57mg Pacific saury
Phenylalanine mg 0.752mg Pacific saury
Valine mg 0.992mg Pacific saury
Histidine mg 0.567mg Pacific saury
Cholesterol 570mg 39mg Pacific saury
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 22.608g 0.118g Pacific saury
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711g 0.157g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541g 0.202g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil Pacific saury
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
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 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

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 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 - 39mg)
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. 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.