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Skipjack tuna vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Skipjack tuna and Cod liver oil different?

  • Cod liver oil has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Iron, and Potassium than Skipjack tuna.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Cod liver oil is 3331% higher.

Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat and Fish oil, cod liver are the varieties used 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 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37%
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 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 +166566.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 4% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 8% 274% 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 +166566.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skipjack tuna Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.21g 0g Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 132kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 37mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Iron 1.6mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 44mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Phosphorus 285mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Potassium 522mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 1.05mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Copper 0.11mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 60IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B1 0.038mg mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B2 0.122mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 18.756mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0.981mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 10µg 0µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.19µg 0µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.316mg mg Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237mg mg Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3mg mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293mg mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59mg mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835mg mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101mg mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453mg mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83mg mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 60mg 570mg Skipjack tuna
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.42g 22.608g Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Skipjack tuna 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
78
Skipjack tuna
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
43
Skipjack tuna
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
169%
Skipjack tuna
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Skipjack tuna
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
6%
Skipjack tuna
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 510mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.188g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Skipjack tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/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.