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Cod liver oil nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Fish oil, cod liver
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Cod liver oil

Cod liver oil
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
The food is assumed to have 0 or no glycemic index bason on the fact that it has no carbs and that foods with 0 carbs have no glycemic index
0 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 tsp (4.5 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
0 (neutral)
100% Calories
99% Fats
95% Saturated Fat
95% Cholesterol
92% Vitamin A
Explanation: The given food contains more Calories than 100% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Calories than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fats, Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Vitamin A.

Cod liver oil Glycemic index (GI)


The food is assumed to have 0 or no glycemic index bason on the fact that it has no carbs and that foods with 0 carbs have no glycemic index


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Macronutrients chart

Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 50 g
Daily Value: 154%
100 g of 65 g
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 300 g
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 2,000 g
0 g


Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 902
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 100g
Saturated Fat 23g
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 570mg
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 0g
Vitamin D 10,000mcg 2%

Calcium 0mg 0%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 0mg 0%

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
limit break
Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
No Trans Fats
Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Low in Saturated Fats
limit break
Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
Low in Sodium
Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Low in Sugars
While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.

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Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 100000 IU of 5,000 IU 2,000%
Vitamin E : mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 250 µg of 10 µg 2,500%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: mg of 1 mg 0%
Vitamin B2: 0 mg of 1 mg 0%
Vitamin B3: 0 mg of 16 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: 0 mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0 mg of 1 mg 0%
Folate: 0 µg of 400 µg 0%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
100000 IU
TOP 8%
Vitamin D
250 µg
TOP 37%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B6
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B5
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B3
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B2
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Fat type information

22.608% 46.711% 22.541%
Saturated Fat: 22.608 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 46.711 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 22.541 g

All nutrients for Cod liver oil per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 0% 100% 0g N/A
Fats 154% 1% 100g 3 times more than Cheese
Carbs 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calories 45% 0% 902kcal 19.2 times more than Orange
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Iron 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Magnesium 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Phosphorus 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Potassium 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Sodium 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Zinc 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Copper 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin D 2500% 37% 250µg 113.6 times more than Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B2 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B3 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B5 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B6 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Folate 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Cholesterol 190% 5% 570mg 1.5 times more than Egg
Saturated Fat 113% 5% 22.61g 3.8 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 8% 46.71g 4.8 times more than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 9% 22.54g 2.1 times less than Walnut


The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.


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