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

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Summary of differences between Haddock and Cod liver oil

  • Haddock has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, however, Cod liver oil is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin D.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 3331% more than Haddock.
  • Cod liver oil has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, haddock, cooked, dry heat and Fish oil, cod liver.

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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 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 +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 8% 19% 120% 31% 35% 11% 9% 2% 173%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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.
Haddock
10
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +161190.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +41566.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 11% 18% 0% 6% 16% 78% 30% 76% 10% 267% 44% 1%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +161190.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +41566.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Water +∞%
Contains more Fats +18081.8%
Equal in Other - 0
20% 80%
Protein: 19.99 g
Fats: 0.55 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.65 g
Other: 0 g
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 100 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 0 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Water +∞%
Contains more Fats +18081.8%
Equal in Other - 0

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +63023%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +10949.5%
29% 19% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.111 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.074 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.204 g
25% 51% 25%
Saturated Fat: 22.608 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 46.711 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 22.541 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +63023%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +10949.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Haddock Cod liver oil Opinion
Protein 19.99g 0g Haddock
Fats 0.55g 100g Cod liver oil
Calories 90kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Calcium 14mg 0mg Haddock
Iron 0.21mg 0mg Haddock
Magnesium 26mg 0mg Haddock
Phosphorus 278mg 0mg Haddock
Potassium 351mg 0mg Haddock
Sodium 261mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0.4mg 0mg Haddock
Copper 0.026mg 0mg Haddock
Manganese 0.013mg 0mg Haddock
Selenium 31.7µg 0µg Haddock
Vitamin A 62IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin A RAE 21µg 30000µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.55mg Haddock
Vitamin D 23IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 0.6µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.023mg Haddock
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0mg Haddock
Vitamin B3 4.119mg 0mg Haddock
Vitamin B5 0.494mg 0mg Haddock
Vitamin B6 0.327mg 0mg Haddock
Folate 13µg 0µg Haddock
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 0µg Haddock
Choline 79.6mg Haddock
Vitamin K 0.1µg Haddock
Tryptophan 0.26mg Haddock
Threonine 1.015mg Haddock
Isoleucine 1.067mg Haddock
Leucine 1.882mg Haddock
Lysine 2.126mg Haddock
Methionine 0.686mg Haddock
Phenylalanine 0.904mg Haddock
Valine 1.193mg Haddock
Histidine 0.682mg Haddock
Cholesterol 66mg 570mg Haddock
Trans Fat 0.005g Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 0.111g 22.608g Haddock
Omega-3 - DHA 0.109g 10.968g Cod liver oil
Omega-3 - EPA 0.051g 6.898g Cod liver oil
Omega-3 - DPA 0.006g 0.935g Cod liver oil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.204g 22.541g Cod liver oil
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.001g Haddock

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Haddock Cod liver oil
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
43%
Haddock
1038%
Cod liver oil
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
41%
Haddock
0%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Haddock
Haddock is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 504mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Haddock
Haddock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.497g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Haddock
Haddock is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Haddock
Haddock 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 - 261mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $11)
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. Haddock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174198/nutrients
  2. Cod liver oil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173577/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.