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Chinook salmon vs Clam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clam
Clam is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.026g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1142mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Chinook salmon Clam
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chinook salmon Clam
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
40
Chinook salmon
440
Clam
Mineral Summary Score
37
Chinook salmon
69
Clam

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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Clam
Contains more Magnesium +577.8%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Iron +208.8%
Contains more Calcium +228.6%
Contains more Potassium +24.4%
Contains more Copper +1198.1%
Contains more Zinc +387.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 338
Contains more Magnesium +577.8%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Iron +208.8%
Contains more Calcium +228.6%
Contains more Potassium +24.4%
Contains more Copper +1198.1%
Contains more Zinc +387.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 338

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
:
5
Clam
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +320%
Contains more Vitamin C +439%
Contains more Vitamin A +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3345.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +320%
Contains more Vitamin C +439%
Contains more Vitamin A +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3345.6%

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
154%
Chinook salmon
153%
Clam
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
5%
Clam
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
9%
Clam

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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 Chinook salmon Clam Opinion
Calories 231 148 Chinook salmon
Protein 25.72 25.55 Chinook salmon
Fats 13.38 1.95 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 4.1 22.1 Clam
Carbs 0 5.13 Clam
Cholesterol 85 67 Clam
Vitamin D
Iron 0.91 2.81 Clam
Calcium 28 92 Clam
Potassium 505 628 Clam
Magnesium 122 18 Chinook salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.053 0.688 Clam
Zinc 0.56 2.73 Clam
Starch
Phosphorus 371 338 Chinook salmon
Sodium 60 1202 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 496 570 Clam
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.15 Clam
Vitamin B2 0.154 0.426 Clam
Vitamin B3 10.045 3.354 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865 0.68 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 0.462 0.11 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 2.87 98.89 Clam
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.214 0.188 Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742 0.172 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662 0.552 Chinook salmon
Tryptophan 0.288 0.286 Chinook salmon
Threonine 1.127 1.099 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 1.185 1.112 Chinook salmon
Leucine 2.09 1.798 Chinook salmon
Lysine 2.362 1.909 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.761 0.576 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 1.004 0.915 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.325 1.116 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.757 0.49 Chinook salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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