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Ling fish vs. Cod — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Ling fish and Cod

  • Ling fish is richer in Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Copper, Magnesium, Potassium, and Vitamin B6, yet Cod is richer in Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Ling fish is 17% higher.
  • Ling fish contains 4 times more Copper than Cod. Ling fish contains 0.141mg of Copper, while Cod contains 0.036mg.

Food types used in this article are Fish, ling, cooked, dry heat and Fish, cod, Atlantic, 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.
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Cod
Contains more Calcium +214.3%
Contains more Iron +69.4%
Contains more Magnesium +92.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.1%
Contains more Potassium +99.2%
Contains more Zinc +72.4%
Contains more Copper +291.7%
Contains more Manganese +90%
Contains more Selenium +24.5%
Contains less Sodium -54.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 31% 58% 109% 43% 23% 27% 47% 5% 255%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4.2% 18% 30% 59% 22% 10% 16% 12% 2.6% 205%
Contains more Calcium +214.3%
Contains more Iron +69.4%
Contains more Magnesium +92.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.1%
Contains more Potassium +99.2%
Contains more Zinc +72.4%
Contains more Copper +291.7%
Contains more Manganese +90%
Contains more Selenium +24.5%
Contains less Sodium -54.9%

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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Cod
Contains more Vitamin A +144.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +61.5%
Equal in Folate - 8
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6.9% 0% 0% 0% 32% 53% 53% 22% 81% 6% 81% 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 2.8% 16% 36% 3.3% 22% 18% 47% 11% 65% 6% 131% 46% 0.25%
Contains more Vitamin A +144.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +61.5%
Equal in Folate - 8

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Cod
Contains more Other +143.6%
Equal in Protein - 22.83
Equal in Fats - 0.86
Equal in Water - 75.92
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 g
23% 76%
Protein: 22.83 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.92 g
Other: 0.39 g
Contains more Other +143.6%
Equal in Protein - 22.83
Equal in Fats - 0.86
Equal in Water - 75.92

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ling fish Cod Opinion
Protein 24.35g 22.83g Ling fish
Fats 0.82g 0.86g Cod
Calories 111kcal 105kcal Ling fish
Calcium 44mg 14mg Ling fish
Iron 0.83mg 0.49mg Ling fish
Magnesium 81mg 42mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 254mg 138mg Ling fish
Potassium 486mg 244mg Ling fish
Sodium 173mg 78mg Cod
Zinc 1mg 0.58mg Ling fish
Copper 0.141mg 0.036mg Ling fish
Manganese 0.038mg 0.02mg Ling fish
Selenium 46.8µg 37.6µg Ling fish
Vitamin A 115IU 47IU Ling fish
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 14µg Ling fish
Vitamin E 0.81mg Cod
Vitamin D 46IU Cod
Vitamin D 1.2µg Cod
Vitamin C 0mg 1mg Cod
Vitamin B1 0.127mg 0.088mg Ling fish
Vitamin B2 0.231mg 0.079mg Ling fish
Vitamin B3 2.801mg 2.513mg Ling fish
Vitamin B5 0.369mg 0.18mg Ling fish
Vitamin B6 0.351mg 0.283mg Ling fish
Folate 8µg 8µg
Vitamin B12 0.65µg 1.05µg Cod
Choline 83.7mg Cod
Vitamin K 0.1µg Cod
Tryptophan 0.273mg 0.256mg Ling fish
Threonine 1.067mg 1.001mg Ling fish
Isoleucine 1.122mg 1.052mg Ling fish
Leucine 1.979mg 1.856mg Ling fish
Lysine 2.236mg 2.097mg Ling fish
Methionine 0.721mg 0.676mg Ling fish
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.891mg Ling fish
Valine 1.254mg 1.176mg Ling fish
Histidine 0.717mg 0.672mg Ling fish
Cholesterol 51mg 55mg Ling fish
Saturated Fat 0.168g Ling fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.154g Cod
Omega-3 - EPA 0.004g Cod
Omega-3 - DPA 0.013g Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 0.124g Cod
Polyunsaturated fat 0.292g Cod

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Ling fish Cod
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
26%
Ling fish
31%
Cod
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Ling fish
38%
Cod

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.168g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ling fish
Ling fish is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ling fish
Ling fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Ling fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174234/nutrients
  2. Cod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171956/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.