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Halibut vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Halibut and Cod liver oil?

  • The amount of Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Iron in Cod liver oil is higher than in Halibut.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 3332% more.
  • Halibut has less Saturated Fat.

We used Fish, halibut, Greenland, raw and Fish oil, cod liver types 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 more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 25% 1% 24% 19% 10% 11% 71% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
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" 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 B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +212666%
Contains more Vitamin D +812.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 15% 822% 15% 19% 29% 15% 97% 126% 1% 1%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +212666%
Contains more Vitamin D +812.4%

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
95
Halibut
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
21
Halibut
0
Cod liver oil

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
86%
Halibut
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Halibut
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
64%
Halibut
462%
Cod liver oil

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.
Halibut 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 glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

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Halibut Cod liver oil
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?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 524mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.189g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Halibut
Halibut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Halibut
Halibut 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 - 80mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($5)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Halibut Cod liver oil Opinion
Calories 186 902 Cod liver oil
Protein 14.37 0 Halibut
Fats 13.84 100 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 46 570 Halibut
Vitamin D 1097 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 0.66 0 Halibut
Calcium 3 0 Halibut
Potassium 268 0 Halibut
Magnesium 26 0 Halibut
Sugar 0 Cod liver oil
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0 Halibut
Zinc 0.4 0 Halibut
Starch
Phosphorus 164 0 Halibut
Sodium 80 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 47 100000 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.73 Halibut
Vitamin D 27.4 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.06 Halibut
Vitamin B2 0.08 0 Halibut
Vitamin B3 1.5 0 Halibut
Vitamin B5 0.25 0 Halibut
Vitamin B6 0.42 0 Halibut
Vitamin B12 1 0 Halibut
Vitamin K 0.1 Halibut
Folate 1 0 Halibut
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 2.419 22.608 Halibut
Monounsaturated Fat 8.378 46.711 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 1.367 22.541 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.161 Halibut
Threonine 0.63 Halibut
Isoleucine 0.662 Halibut
Leucine 1.168 Halibut
Lysine 1.32 Halibut
Methionine 0.425 Halibut
Phenylalanine 0.561 Halibut
Valine 0.74 Halibut
Histidine 0.423 Halibut
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. Halibut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171965/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.