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Crab stick vs Clam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab stick
Crab stick contains less Sodium (difference - 673mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Clam
Clam contains less Sugars (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clam
Clam is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
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.
Crab stick Clam
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Crab stick Clam
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
7
Crab stick
440
Clam
Mineral Summary Score
27
Crab stick
69
Clam

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
:
6
Clam
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -56%
Contains more Iron +620.5%
Contains more Calcium +607.7%
Contains more Potassium +597.8%
Contains more Copper +2050%
Contains more Zinc +727.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -56%
Contains more Iron +620.5%
Contains more Calcium +607.7%
Contains more Potassium +597.8%
Contains more Copper +2050%
Contains more Zinc +727.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%

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
:
7
Clam
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +441%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +441%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17249.1%

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
46%
Crab stick
153%
Clam
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
5%
Clam
Fats
2%
Crab stick
9%
Clam

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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 Crab stick Clam Opinion
Calories 95 148 Clam
Protein 7.62 25.55 Clam
Fats 0.46 1.95 Clam
Vitamin C 0 22.1 Clam
Carbs 15 5.13 Crab stick
Cholesterol 20 67 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Iron 0.39 2.81 Clam
Calcium 13 92 Clam
Potassium 90 628 Clam
Magnesium 43 18 Crab stick
Sugars 6.25 Crab stick
Fiber 0.5 0 Crab stick
Copper 0.032 0.688 Clam
Zinc 0.33 2.73 Clam
Starch 3.5 Crab stick
Phosphorus 282 338 Clam
Sodium 529 1202 Crab stick
Vitamin A 0 570 Clam
Vitamin E 0.17 Crab stick
Vitamin D 0 Crab stick
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.15 Clam
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.426 Clam
Vitamin B3 0.62 3.354 Clam
Vitamin B5 0 0.68 Clam
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.11 Crab stick
Vitamin B12 0.57 98.89 Clam
Vitamin K 0.4 Crab stick
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.008 Clam
Saturated Fat 0.216 0.188 Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275 0.172 Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143 0.552 Clam
Tryptophan 0.075 0.286 Clam
Threonine 0.285 1.099 Clam
Isoleucine 0.23 1.112 Clam
Leucine 0.607 1.798 Clam
Lysine 0.707 1.909 Clam
Methionine 0.261 0.576 Clam
Phenylalanine 0.26 0.915 Clam
Valine 0.286 1.116 Clam
Histidine 0.156 0.49 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
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