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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 RAE, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily Vitamin A RAE 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
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 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
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 B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +51713.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +1397%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 1%
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 B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +51713.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +1397%

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.
Sockeye 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sockeye salmon 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
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 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

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 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 - 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)

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. 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.