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Clam vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 895mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.34g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clam
Clam is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 75mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Clam
Clam contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Sardine
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Clam Sardine
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
68
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
69
Clam
58
Sardine

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
3
:
Contains more Potassium +58.2%
Contains more Copper +269.9%
Contains more Zinc +108.4%
Contains more Calcium +315.2%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -74.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.92
Contains more Potassium +58.2%
Contains more Copper +269.9%
Contains more Zinc +108.4%
Contains more Calcium +315.2%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -74.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.92

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 +427.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1006.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.642
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +427.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1006.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.642

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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
0%
Sardine
Fats
9%
Clam
53%
Sardine

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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 Sardine Opinion
Calories 148 208 Sardine
Protein 25.55 24.62 Clam
Fats 1.95 11.45 Sardine
Vitamin C 22.1 0 Clam
Carbs 5.13 0 Clam
Cholesterol 67 142 Clam
Vitamin D 193 Sardine
Iron 2.81 2.92 Sardine
Calcium 92 382 Sardine
Potassium 628 397 Clam
Magnesium 18 39 Sardine
Sugars 0 Sardine
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.688 0.186 Clam
Zinc 2.73 1.31 Clam
Starch
Phosphorus 338 490 Sardine
Sodium 1202 307 Sardine
Vitamin A 570 108 Clam
Vitamin E 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.08 Clam
Vitamin B2 0.426 0.227 Clam
Vitamin B3 3.354 5.245 Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.68 0.642 Clam
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.167 Sardine
Vitamin B12 98.89 8.94 Clam
Vitamin K 2.6 Sardine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.188 1.528 Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172 3.869 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 5.148 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.286 0.276 Clam
Threonine 1.099 1.079 Clam
Isoleucine 1.112 1.134 Sardine
Leucine 1.798 2.001 Sardine
Lysine 1.909 2.26 Sardine
Methionine 0.576 0.729 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.915 0.961 Sardine
Valine 1.116 1.268 Sardine
Histidine 0.49 0.725 Sardine
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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