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Turkey meat vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Turkey meat and Cod liver oil

  • Cod liver oil is higher than Turkey meat in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin D, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 3332% more than Turkey meat.

Food varieties used in this article are Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted 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 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
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 +256310.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +62400%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 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 B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +256310.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +62400%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Cod liver oil Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 0g Turkey meat
Protein 28.55g 0g Turkey meat
Fats 7.39g 100g Cod liver oil
Carbs 0.06g 0g Turkey meat
Calories 189kcal 902kcal Cod liver oil
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Cod liver oil
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 14mg 0mg Turkey meat
Iron 1.09mg 0mg Turkey meat
Magnesium 30mg 0mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 223mg 0mg Turkey meat
Potassium 239mg 0mg Turkey meat
Sodium 103mg 0mg Cod liver oil
Zinc 2.48mg 0mg Turkey meat
Copper 0.093mg 0mg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 39IU 100000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.07mg mg Turkey meat
Vitamin D 15IU 10000IU Cod liver oil
Vitamin D 0.4µg 250µg Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.045mg mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 0mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 0mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg 0mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616mg 0mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 0µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 0µg Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0µg µg Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291mg mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004mg mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796mg mg Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925mg mg Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282mg mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724mg mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903mg mg Turkey meat
Valine 0.902mg mg Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749mg mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109mg 570mg Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0.101g g Cod liver oil
Saturated Fat 2.155g 22.608g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g 46.711g Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g 22.541g Cod liver oil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey meat Cod liver oil
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
50
Turkey meat
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
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
171%
Turkey meat
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
462%
Cod liver oil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 461mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.453g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat 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 - 103mg)
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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/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.