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Smoked salmon vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Smoked salmon and Cod liver oil?

  • Cod liver oil has more Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Phosphorus than Smoked salmon.
  • Cod liver oil's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 3330% higher.
  • Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Fish oil, cod liver types in this comparison.

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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
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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 32% 4% 16% 13% 77% 9% 71% 88%
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
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +114842.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +1362%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 6% 28% 514% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 408% 1% 2%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +114842.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +1362%

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
99
Smoked salmon
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
38
Smoked salmon
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
110%
Smoked salmon
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
462%
Cod liver oil

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

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 547mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 21.679g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon 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 - 672mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $9)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Cod liver oil Opinion
Calories 117 902 Cod liver oil
Protein 18.28 0 Smoked salmon
Fats 4.32 100 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 23 570 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 0.85 0 Smoked salmon
Calcium 11 0 Smoked salmon
Potassium 175 0 Smoked salmon
Magnesium 18 0 Smoked salmon
Sugar 0 Cod liver oil
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.23 0 Smoked salmon
Zinc 0.31 0 Smoked salmon
Starch
Phosphorus 164 0 Smoked salmon
Sodium 672 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 87 100000 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 1.35 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.023 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B2 0.101 0 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 4.72 0 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87 0 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278 0 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B12 3.26 0 Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 Smoked salmon
Folate 2 0 Smoked salmon
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.929 22.608 Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023 46.711 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995 22.541 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.205 Smoked salmon
Threonine 0.801 Smoked salmon
Isoleucine 0.842 Smoked salmon
Leucine 1.486 Smoked salmon
Lysine 1.679 Smoked salmon
Methionine 0.541 Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.714 Smoked salmon
Valine 0.942 Smoked salmon
Histidine 0.538 Smoked salmon
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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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/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.