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Cod liver oil vs. Seatrout — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cod liver oil and Seatrout

  • Cod liver oil has more Vitamin A RAE, however, Seatrout is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 3329% more than Seatrout.
  • Cod liver oil has 17 times more Saturated Fat than Seatrout. While Cod liver oil has 22.608g of Saturated Fat, Seatrout has only 1.293g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish oil, cod liver and Fish, seatrout, mixed species, 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" charts 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 +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 14% 29% 138% 39% 10% 16% 13% 3% 256%
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 +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +86856.5%
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 Choline Vitamin K 6000% 0% 7500% 0% 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 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 18% 48% 55% 52% 107% 5% 433% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +86856.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +2059.8%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Water +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 100 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 0 g
Other: 0 g
21% 5% 72% 2%
Protein: 21.46 g
Fats: 4.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 71.91 g
Other: 2 g
Contains more Fats +2059.8%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Water +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4022.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2326.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.3%
25% 51% 25%
Saturated Fat: 22.608 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 46.711 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 22.541 g
39% 34% 28%
Saturated Fat: 1.293 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.133 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.929 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4022.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2326.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cod liver oil Seatrout
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil Seatrout Opinion
Protein 0g 21.46g Seatrout
Fats 100g 4.63g Cod liver oil
Calories 902kcal 133kcal Cod liver oil
Calcium 0mg 22mg Seatrout
Iron 0mg 0.35mg Seatrout
Magnesium 0mg 40mg Seatrout
Phosphorus 0mg 321mg Seatrout
Potassium 0mg 437mg Seatrout
Sodium 0mg 74mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0mg 0.58mg Seatrout
Copper 0mg 0.038mg Seatrout
Manganese 0mg 0.019mg Seatrout
Selenium 0µg 46.8µg Seatrout
Vitamin A 100000IU 115IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin A RAE 30000µg 35µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.069mg Seatrout
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.207mg Seatrout
Vitamin B3 0mg 2.923mg Seatrout
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.865mg Seatrout
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.462mg Seatrout
Folate 0µg 6µg Seatrout
Vitamin B12 0µg 3.46µg Seatrout
Tryptophan 0.24mg Seatrout
Threonine 0.941mg Seatrout
Isoleucine 0.989mg Seatrout
Leucine 1.744mg Seatrout
Lysine 1.971mg Seatrout
Methionine 0.635mg Seatrout
Phenylalanine 0.838mg Seatrout
Valine 1.106mg Seatrout
Histidine 0.632mg Seatrout
Cholesterol 570mg 106mg Seatrout
Saturated Fat 22.608g 1.293g Seatrout
Omega-3 - DHA 10.968g 0.265g Cod liver oil
Omega-3 - EPA 6.898g 0.211g Cod liver oil
Omega-3 - DPA 0.935g 0.097g Cod liver oil
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711g 1.133g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541g 0.929g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil Seatrout
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
1038%
Cod liver oil
56%
Seatrout
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Cod liver oil
52%
Seatrout

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Seatrout
Seatrout is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 464mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seatrout
Seatrout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 21.315g)
Which food is cheaper?
Seatrout
Seatrout is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seatrout
Seatrout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Seatrout
Seatrout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 74mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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. Seatrout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174242/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.