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Mayonnaise vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mayonnaise and Cod liver oil

  • Mayonnaise is richer in Polyunsaturated fat, yet Cod liver oil is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin D, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Cod liver oil is 3332% higher.
  • Mayonnaise contains 2 times more Polyunsaturated fat than Cod liver oil. Mayonnaise contains 44.69g of Polyunsaturated fat, while Cod liver oil contains 22.541g.
  • Mayonnaise contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular 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 3% 8% 1% 9% 2% 83% 5% 7%
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 B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +153746.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +124900%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 66% 6% 0% 3% 5% 0% 11% 2% 4% 15% 408%
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 B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +153746.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +124900%

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.
Mayonnaise 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 ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mayonnaise Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 0.57g 0g Mayonnaise
Protein 0.96g 0g Mayonnaise
Fats 74.85g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0.57g 0g Mayonnaise
Calories 680kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose 0.05g g Mayonnaise
Sugar 0.57g g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 0mg Mayonnaise
Iron 0.21mg 0mg Mayonnaise
Magnesium 1mg 0mg Mayonnaise
Phosphorus 21mg 0mg Mayonnaise
Potassium 20mg 0mg Mayonnaise
Sodium 635mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 0.15mg 0mg Mayonnaise
Copper 0.019mg 0mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin A 65IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 3.28mg mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 7IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 0.2µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.01mg mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B3 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B5 0.172mg 0mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B6 0.008mg 0mg Mayonnaise
Folate 5µg 0µg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B12 0.12µg 0µg Mayonnaise
Vitamin K 163µg µg Mayonnaise
Tryptophan 0.017mg mg Mayonnaise
Threonine 0.055mg mg Mayonnaise
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Mayonnaise
Leucine 0.095mg mg Mayonnaise
Lysine 0.072mg mg Mayonnaise
Methionine 0.035mg mg Mayonnaise
Phenylalanine 0.057mg mg Mayonnaise
Valine 0.074mg mg Mayonnaise
Histidine 0.026mg mg Mayonnaise
Cholesterol 42mg 570mg Mayonnaise
Trans Fat 0.187g g Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 11.703g 22.608g Mayonnaise
Monounsaturated Fat 16.843g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 44.69g 22.541g Mayonnaise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mayonnaise 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
43
Mayonnaise
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
14
Mayonnaise
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
6%
Mayonnaise
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
1%
Mayonnaise
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
345%
Mayonnaise
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 528mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.905g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is cheaper (difference - $4.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 635mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 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. Mayonnaise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171009/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.