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Clam vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 1155mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.232g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

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 Skipjack tuna
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Clam Skipjack tuna
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
49
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
69
Clam
31
Skipjack tuna

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 +75.6%
Contains more Calcium +148.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Copper +525.5%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Contains more Iron +75.6%
Contains more Calcium +148.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Copper +525.5%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%

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 +2110%
Contains more Vitamin A +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +249.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +4415.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +459.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +791.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2110%
Contains more Vitamin A +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +249.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +4415.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +459.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +791.8%

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
9%
Clam
6%
Skipjack tuna

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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 Skipjack tuna Opinion
Calories 148 132 Clam
Protein 25.55 28.21 Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.95 1.29 Clam
Vitamin C 22.1 1 Clam
Carbs 5.13 0 Clam
Cholesterol 67 60 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin D
Iron 2.81 1.6 Clam
Calcium 92 37 Clam
Potassium 628 522 Clam
Magnesium 18 44 Skipjack tuna
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.688 0.11 Clam
Zinc 2.73 1.05 Clam
Starch
Phosphorus 338 285 Clam
Sodium 1202 47 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 570 60 Clam
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.038 Clam
Vitamin B2 0.426 0.122 Clam
Vitamin B3 3.354 18.756 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.68 0.485 Clam
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.981 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 98.89 2.19 Clam
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.188 0.42 Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172 0.243 Skipjack tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.403 Clam
Tryptophan 0.286 0.316 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.099 1.237 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.112 1.3 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 1.798 2.293 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 1.909 2.59 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.576 0.835 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 0.915 1.101 Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.116 1.453 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.49 0.83 Skipjack tuna
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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