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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
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 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
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
Shrimp
0
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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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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%

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.
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 Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shrimp Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 0g Shrimp
Protein 23.98g 0g Shrimp
Fats 0.28g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0.2g 0g Shrimp
Calories 99kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 0g Cod liver oil
Calcium 70mg 0mg Shrimp
Iron 0.51mg 0mg Shrimp
Magnesium 39mg 0mg Shrimp
Phosphorus 237mg 0mg Shrimp
Potassium 259mg 0mg Shrimp
Sodium 111mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 1.64mg 0mg Shrimp
Copper 0.379mg 0mg Shrimp
Vitamin A IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 mg mg
Vitamin B2 mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B3 mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B5 mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B6 mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Folate µg 0µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 189mg 570mg Shrimp
Trans Fat 0.002g g Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 0.056g 22.608g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shrimp 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
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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 food.
Protein
144%
Shrimp
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
1%
Shrimp
462%
Cod liver oil

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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. 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.