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Cod liver oil vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cod liver oil and Skipjack tuna different?

  • Cod liver oil is higher in Vitamin A, however Skipjack tuna is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A from Cod liver oil is 3331% higher.
  • Cod liver oil contains 54 times more Saturated Fat than Skipjack tuna. While Cod liver oil contains 22.608g of Saturated Fat, Skipjack tuna contains only 0.42g.

Fish oil, cod liver and Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat 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
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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 60% 12% 47% 32% 37% 29% 123% 7%
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 +166566.7%
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 4% 4% 0% 0% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 274% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +166566.7%
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

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
78
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
43
Skipjack tuna

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
6%
Skipjack tuna

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 Skipjack tuna
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Cod liver oil Skipjack tuna
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?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 510mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.188g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $3)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod liver oil Skipjack tuna Opinion
Calories 902 132 Cod liver oil
Protein 0 28.21 Skipjack tuna
Fats 100 1.29 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 1 Skipjack tuna
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 570 60 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin D 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 0 1.6 Skipjack tuna
Calcium 0 37 Skipjack tuna
Potassium 0 522 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 0 44 Skipjack tuna
Sugar
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0 0.11 Skipjack tuna
Zinc 0 1.05 Skipjack tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 0 285 Skipjack tuna
Sodium 0 47 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000 60 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.038 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B2 0 0.122 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 0 18.756 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0 0.485 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0 0.981 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 0 2.19 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K
Folate 0 10 Skipjack tuna
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 22.608 0.42 Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711 0.243 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541 0.403 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.316 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101 Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83 Skipjack tuna
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 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. Skipjack tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/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.