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Pork vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pork and Cod liver oil

  • Pork contains less Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin D, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B2 than Cod liver oil.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 3333% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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" 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 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
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
Pork
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 +1428471.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +19130.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 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 C +∞%
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 +1428471.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +19130.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.32g 0g Pork
Fats 13.92g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 242kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 0mg Pork
Iron 0.87mg 0mg Pork
Magnesium 28mg 0mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 0mg Pork
Potassium 423mg 0mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 2.39mg 0mg Pork
Copper 0.073mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin A 7IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.29mg mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 1.3µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0mg Pork
Folate 5µg 0µg Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 0µg Pork
Vitamin K 0µg µg Pork
Tryptophan 0.338mg mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 570mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 5.23g 22.608g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pork Cod liver oil
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
56
Pork
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
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
164%
Pork
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
64%
Pork
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 490mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.378g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $4.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork 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 - 62mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.