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Bluefish vs. Clam — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bluefish and Clam different?

  • Bluefish has more Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, however, Clam is richer in Vitamin B12, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin C.
  • Clam covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 3861% more than Bluefish.
  • Bluefish has 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Clam. Bluefish has 0.464mg of Vitamin B6, while Clam has 0.11mg.
  • Bluefish contains less Sodium.

Fish, bluefish, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat types were used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Clam
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Calcium +922.2%
Contains more Iron +353.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Contains more Potassium +31.7%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Copper +911.8%
Contains more Manganese +3603.7%
Contains more Selenium +36.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 30% 125% 43% 11% 29% 23% 4% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230% 131% 350%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Calcium +922.2%
Contains more Iron +353.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Contains more Potassium +31.7%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Copper +911.8%
Contains more Manganese +3603.7%
Contains more Selenium +36.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Clam
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +321.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +339.2%
Contains more Folate +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1489.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 28% 0% 0% 0% 17% 23% 136% 58% 108% 2% 778% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 35% 0% 0% 74% 38% 99% 63% 41% 26% 22% 12362% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +321.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +339.2%
Contains more Folate +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1489.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Clam
Contains more Fats +179%
Contains more Other +67%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Protein - 25.55
Equal in Water - 63.64
26% 5% 63% 6%
Protein: 25.69 g
Fats: 5.44 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.64 g
Other: 6.23 g
26% 2% 5% 64% 4%
Protein: 25.55 g
Fats: 1.95 g
Carbs: 5.13 g
Water: 63.64 g
Other: 3.73 g
Contains more Fats +179%
Contains more Other +67%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Protein - 25.55
Equal in Water - 63.64

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Clam
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1235.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +146%
Contains less Saturated Fat -84%
24% 48% 28%
Saturated Fat: 1.172 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.297 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.358 g
21% 19% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.188 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.172 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.552 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1235.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +146%
Contains less Saturated Fat -84%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bluefish Clam
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bluefish Clam Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.13g Clam
Protein 25.69g 25.55g Bluefish
Fats 5.44g 1.95g Bluefish
Carbs 0g 5.13g Clam
Calories 159kcal 148kcal Bluefish
Calcium 9mg 92mg Clam
Iron 0.62mg 2.81mg Clam
Magnesium 42mg 18mg Bluefish
Phosphorus 291mg 338mg Clam
Potassium 477mg 628mg Clam
Sodium 77mg 1202mg Bluefish
Zinc 1.04mg 2.73mg Clam
Copper 0.068mg 0.688mg Clam
Manganese 0.027mg 1mg Clam
Selenium 46.8µg 64µg Clam
Vitamin A 459IU 570IU Clam
Vitamin A RAE 138µg 171µg Clam
Vitamin C 0mg 22.1mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.15mg Clam
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.426mg Clam
Vitamin B3 7.247mg 3.354mg Bluefish
Vitamin B5 0.955mg 0.68mg Bluefish
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.11mg Bluefish
Folate 2µg 29µg Clam
Vitamin B12 6.22µg 98.89µg Clam
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.286mg Bluefish
Threonine 1.126mg 1.099mg Bluefish
Isoleucine 1.184mg 1.112mg Bluefish
Leucine 2.088mg 1.798mg Bluefish
Lysine 2.36mg 1.909mg Bluefish
Methionine 0.76mg 0.576mg Bluefish
Phenylalanine 1.003mg 0.915mg Bluefish
Valine 1.324mg 1.116mg Bluefish
Histidine 0.756mg 0.49mg Bluefish
Cholesterol 76mg 67mg Clam
Saturated Fat 1.172g 0.188g Clam
Omega-3 - DHA 0.665g 0.146g Bluefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.323g 0.138g Bluefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g 0.104g Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 2.297g 0.172g Bluefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.358g 0.552g Bluefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bluefish Clam
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
88%
Bluefish
981%
Clam
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Bluefish
129%
Clam

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clam
Clam is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.984g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bluefish
Bluefish contains less Sodium (difference - 1125mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bluefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174229/nutrients
  2. Clam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171975/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.