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Caviar vs Clam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $100)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clam
Clam is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 521mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.872g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clam
Clam contains less Sodium (difference - 298mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Clam
Clam contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
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.
Caviar Clam
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Caviar 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
123
Caviar
440
Clam
Mineral Summary Score
106
Caviar
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
Caviar
4
:
4
Clam
Contains more Iron +322.8%
Contains more Calcium +198.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1566.7%
Contains more Potassium +247%
Contains more Copper +525.5%
Contains more Zinc +187.4%
Contains less Sodium -19.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 338
Contains more Iron +322.8%
Contains more Calcium +198.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1566.7%
Contains more Potassium +247%
Contains more Copper +525.5%
Contains more Zinc +187.4%
Contains less Sodium -19.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 338

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
Caviar
8
:
3
Clam
Contains more Vitamin A +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +414.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2695%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +394.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +414.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2695%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +394.5%

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
148%
Caviar
153%
Clam
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
5%
Clam
Fats
83%
Caviar
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 Caviar Clam Opinion
Calories 264 148 Caviar
Protein 24.6 25.55 Clam
Fats 17.9 1.95 Caviar
Vitamin C 0 22.1 Clam
Carbs 4 5.13 Clam
Cholesterol 588 67 Clam
Vitamin D 117 Caviar
Iron 11.88 2.81 Caviar
Calcium 275 92 Caviar
Potassium 181 628 Clam
Magnesium 300 18 Caviar
Sugars 0 Caviar
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.688 Clam
Zinc 0.95 2.73 Clam
Starch
Phosphorus 356 338 Caviar
Sodium 1500 1202 Clam
Vitamin A 905 570 Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89 Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9 Caviar
Vitamin B1 0.19 0.15 Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62 0.426 Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12 3.354 Clam
Vitamin B5 3.5 0.68 Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32 0.11 Caviar
Vitamin B12 20 98.89 Clam
Vitamin K 0.6 Caviar
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.06 0.188 Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631 0.172 Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405 0.552 Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323 0.286 Caviar
Threonine 1.263 1.099 Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035 1.112 Clam
Leucine 2.133 1.798 Caviar
Lysine 1.834 1.909 Clam
Methionine 0.646 0.576 Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071 0.915 Caviar
Valine 1.263 1.116 Caviar
Histidine 0.649 0.49 Caviar
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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