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Clam vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clam
Clam is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Clam
Clam contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock contains less Sodium (difference - 783mg)
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.
Clam Alaska pollock
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Clam Alaska pollock
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
440
Clam
33
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
69
Clam
35
Alaska pollock

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
Clam
6
:
Contains more Iron +401.8%
Contains more Calcium +27.8%
Contains more Potassium +46%
Contains more Copper +1046.7%
Contains more Zinc +378.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.6%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains less Sodium -65.1%
Contains more Iron +401.8%
Contains more Calcium +27.8%
Contains more Potassium +46%
Contains more Copper +1046.7%
Contains more Zinc +378.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.6%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains less Sodium -65.1%

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
Clam
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1017.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2601.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1017.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2601.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199.1%

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
153%
Clam
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
9%
Clam
5%
Alaska pollock

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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 Clam Alaska pollock Opinion
Calories 148 111 Clam
Protein 25.55 23.48 Clam
Fats 1.95 1.18 Clam
Vitamin C 22.1 0 Clam
Carbs 5.13 0 Clam
Cholesterol 67 86 Clam
Vitamin D 51 Alaska pollock
Iron 2.81 0.56 Clam
Calcium 92 72 Clam
Potassium 628 430 Clam
Magnesium 18 81 Alaska pollock
Sugars 0 Alaska pollock
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.688 0.06 Clam
Zinc 2.73 0.57 Clam
Starch
Phosphorus 338 267 Clam
Sodium 1202 419 Alaska pollock
Vitamin A 570 51 Clam
Vitamin E 0.28 Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.054 Clam
Vitamin B2 0.426 0.223 Clam
Vitamin B3 3.354 3.949 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.68 0.432 Clam
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.329 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B12 98.89 3.66 Clam
Vitamin K 0.1 Alaska pollock
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.188 0.159 Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172 0.134 Clam
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.583 Alaska pollock
Tryptophan 0.286 0.263 Clam
Threonine 1.099 1.029 Clam
Isoleucine 1.112 1.082 Clam
Leucine 1.798 1.908 Alaska pollock
Lysine 1.909 2.157 Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.576 0.696 Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.915 0.917 Alaska pollock
Valine 1.116 1.21 Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.49 0.691 Alaska pollock
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