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Clam vs Halibut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Halibut
Halibut contains less Sodium (difference - 1122mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.231g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clam
Clam is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Clam
Clam contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
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 Halibut
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Clam Halibut
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
84
Halibut
Mineral Summary Score
69
Clam
16
Halibut

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 +325.8%
Contains more Calcium +2966.7%
Contains more Potassium +134.3%
Contains more Copper +2193.3%
Contains more Zinc +582.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.1%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Iron +325.8%
Contains more Calcium +2966.7%
Contains more Potassium +134.3%
Contains more Copper +2193.3%
Contains more Zinc +582.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.1%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1112.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +9789%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +281.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1112.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +9789%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +281.8%

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
86%
Halibut
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
0%
Halibut
Fats
9%
Clam
64%
Halibut

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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 Halibut Opinion
Calories 148 186 Halibut
Protein 25.55 14.37 Clam
Fats 1.95 13.84 Halibut
Vitamin C 22.1 0 Clam
Carbs 5.13 0 Clam
Cholesterol 67 46 Halibut
Vitamin D 1097 Halibut
Iron 2.81 0.66 Clam
Calcium 92 3 Clam
Potassium 628 268 Clam
Magnesium 18 26 Halibut
Sugars 0 Halibut
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.688 0.03 Clam
Zinc 2.73 0.4 Clam
Starch
Phosphorus 338 164 Clam
Sodium 1202 80 Halibut
Vitamin A 570 47 Clam
Vitamin E 0.73 Halibut
Vitamin D 27.4 Halibut
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.06 Clam
Vitamin B2 0.426 0.08 Clam
Vitamin B3 3.354 1.5 Clam
Vitamin B5 0.68 0.25 Clam
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.42 Halibut
Vitamin B12 98.89 1 Clam
Vitamin K 0.1 Halibut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.188 2.419 Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172 8.378 Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 1.367 Halibut
Tryptophan 0.286 0.161 Clam
Threonine 1.099 0.63 Clam
Isoleucine 1.112 0.662 Clam
Leucine 1.798 1.168 Clam
Lysine 1.909 1.32 Clam
Methionine 0.576 0.425 Clam
Phenylalanine 0.915 0.561 Clam
Valine 1.116 0.74 Clam
Histidine 0.49 0.423 Clam
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.