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Shrimp vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Shrimp and Cod liver oil

  • The amount of Copper, Phosphorus, Zinc, Magnesium, Potassium, Calcium and Iron in Cod liver oil is higher than in Shrimp.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily Cholesterol needs 127% more than Shrimp.
  • Shrimp contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) 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
Shrimp
7
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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 20% 22% 23% 28% 127% 45% 102% 15%
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
Shrimp
0
:
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
0
Shrimp
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
47
Shrimp
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 the food
Protein
144%
Shrimp
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
1%
Shrimp
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Shrimp Cod liver oil
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 381mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.552g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shrimp
Shrimp is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 111mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Shrimp Cod liver oil Opinion
Calories 99 902 Cod liver oil
Protein 23.98 0 Shrimp
Fats 0.28 100 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 Cod liver oil
Carbs 0.2 0 Shrimp
Cholesterol 189 570 Shrimp
Vitamin D 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 0.51 0 Shrimp
Calcium 70 0 Shrimp
Potassium 259 0 Shrimp
Magnesium 39 0 Shrimp
Sugars
Fiber 0 Cod liver oil
Copper 0.379 0 Shrimp
Zinc 1.64 0 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 237 0 Shrimp
Sodium 111 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1
Vitamin B2 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B3 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B5 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B6 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B12 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin K
Folate 0 Cod liver oil
Trans Fat 0.002 Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 0.056 22.608 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048 46.711 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 22.541 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175180/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.