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Shiitake vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Shiitake and Cod liver oil?

  • The amount of Vitamin D, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Copper, Selenium, Manganese, and Fiber in Cod liver oil is higher than in Shiitake.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin D is 1664% more.

We used Mushrooms, shiitake, 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
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 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 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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +62400%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 12% 0% 4% 51% 73% 90% 68% 10% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6000% 0% 7500% 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 D +62400%

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.
Shiitake Cod liver oil
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shiitake Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 4.29g 0g Shiitake
Protein 2.24g 0g Shiitake
Fats 0.49g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 6.79g 0g Shiitake
Calories 34kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Shiitake
Sugar 2.38g g Cod liver oil
Fiber 2.5g 0g Shiitake
Calcium 2mg 0mg Shiitake
Iron 0.41mg 0mg Shiitake
Magnesium 20mg 0mg Shiitake
Phosphorus 112mg 0mg Shiitake
Potassium 304mg 0mg Shiitake
Sodium 9mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 1.03mg 0mg Shiitake
Copper 0.142mg 0mg Shiitake
Vitamin A IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 18IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 0.4µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.015mg mg Shiitake
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0mg Shiitake
Vitamin B3 3.877mg 0mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5mg 0mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0mg Shiitake
Folate 13µg 0µg Shiitake
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.011mg mg Shiitake
Threonine 0.134mg mg Shiitake
Isoleucine 0.111mg mg Shiitake
Leucine 0.189mg mg Shiitake
Lysine 0.134mg mg Shiitake
Methionine 0.033mg mg Shiitake
Phenylalanine 0.111mg mg Shiitake
Valine 0.145mg mg Shiitake
Histidine 0.056mg mg Shiitake
Cholesterol mg 570mg Shiitake
Trans Fat 0g g Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat g 22.608g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Cod liver oil
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
25
Shiitake
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
23
Shiitake
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
13%
Shiitake
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
2%
Shiitake
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 570mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.608g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $3.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shiitake
Shiitake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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

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. Shiitake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169242/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.