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Clam vs Sockeye salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1110mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $13)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.781g)
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 Sockeye salmon
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Sockeye salmon
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
95
Sockeye salmon
Mineral Summary Score
69
Clam
25
Sockeye salmon

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 +440.4%
Contains more Calcium +736.4%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains more Copper +805.3%
Contains more Zinc +396.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 305
Contains more Iron +440.4%
Contains more Calcium +736.4%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains more Copper +805.3%
Contains more Zinc +396.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 305

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
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +195.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2112.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +651.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.157
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +195.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2112.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +651.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.157

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
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
9%
Clam
26%
Sockeye salmon

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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 Sockeye salmon Opinion
Calories 148 156 Sockeye salmon
Protein 25.55 26.48 Sockeye salmon
Fats 1.95 5.57 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 22.1 0 Clam
Carbs 5.13 0 Clam
Cholesterol 67 61 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670 Sockeye salmon
Iron 2.81 0.52 Clam
Calcium 92 11 Clam
Potassium 628 436 Clam
Magnesium 18 36 Sockeye salmon
Sugars 0 Sockeye salmon
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.688 0.076 Clam
Zinc 2.73 0.55 Clam
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 338 305 Clam
Sodium 1202 92 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A 570 193 Clam
Vitamin E 0.99 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.157 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.426 0.246 Clam
Vitamin B3 3.354 10.123 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 0.68 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.827 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 98.89 4.47 Clam
Vitamin K 0.1 Sockeye salmon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.023 Clam
Saturated Fat 0.188 0.969 Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172 1.864 Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 1.327 Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.286 0.335 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.099 1.247 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.112 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 1.798 2.185 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 1.909 2.574 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.576 0.858 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 0.915 1.086 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.116 1.461 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.49 0.711 Sockeye 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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