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

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A recap on differences between Sockeye salmon and Cod liver oil

  • Cod liver oil is higher than Sockeye salmon in Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus and Vitamin B5.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily Vitamin A needs 3327% more than Sockeye salmon.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat 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
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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% 4% 39% 26% 26% 15% 131% 12%
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 +51713.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +1397%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 12% 20% 501% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 559% 1% 6%
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 +51713.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +1397%

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
137
Sockeye salmon
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
34
Sockeye 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 the food
Protein
159%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
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.
Sockeye salmon Cod liver oil
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Sockeye 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?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 509mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 21.639g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 92mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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 Sockeye salmon Cod liver oil Opinion
Calories 156 902 Cod liver oil
Protein 26.48 0 Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57 100 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 61 570 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 0.52 0 Sockeye salmon
Calcium 11 0 Sockeye salmon
Potassium 436 0 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 36 0 Sockeye salmon
Sugars 0 Cod liver oil
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.076 0 Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.55 0 Sockeye salmon
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 305 0 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 193 100000 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.99 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.157 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246 0 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123 0 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274 0 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827 0 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 4.47 0 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 Sockeye salmon
Folate 7 0 Sockeye salmon
Trans Fat 0.023 Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 0.969 22.608 Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864 46.711 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327 22.541 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.335 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711 Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0 Sockeye salmon

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. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.