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Cod liver oil vs Clam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 1202mg)
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 cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.42g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clam
Clam is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 503mg)
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.
Cod liver oil Clam
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil 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
1125
Cod liver oil
440
Clam
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
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
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7
Clam
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%

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 A +17443.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +17443.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
0%
Cod liver oil
153%
Clam
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
5%
Clam
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
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 Cod liver oil Clam Opinion
Calories 902 148 Cod liver oil
Protein 0 25.55 Clam
Fats 100 1.95 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 22.1 Clam
Carbs 0 5.13 Clam
Cholesterol 570 67 Clam
Vitamin D 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 0 2.81 Clam
Calcium 0 92 Clam
Potassium 0 628 Clam
Magnesium 0 18 Clam
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0 0.688 Clam
Zinc 0 2.73 Clam
Starch
Phosphorus 0 338 Clam
Sodium 0 1202 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000 570 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.15 Clam
Vitamin B2 0 0.426 Clam
Vitamin B3 0 3.354 Clam
Vitamin B5 0 0.68 Clam
Vitamin B6 0 0.11 Clam
Vitamin B12 0 98.89 Clam
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 22.608 0.188 Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711 0.172 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541 0.552 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.286 Clam
Threonine 1.099 Clam
Isoleucine 1.112 Clam
Leucine 1.798 Clam
Lysine 1.909 Clam
Methionine 0.576 Clam
Phenylalanine 0.915 Clam
Valine 1.116 Clam
Histidine 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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