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Clam vs Bass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Clam and Bass?

  • Clam is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Iron, and Zinc, however Bass is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Clam's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 3937% more.
  • Bass contains 53 times less Manganese than Clam. Clam contains 1mg of Manganese, while Bass contains 0.019mg.
  • Bass has less Sodium.

We used Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat and Fish, bass, striped, cooked, dry heat types 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Clam
6
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2
Bass
Contains more Calcium +384.2%
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.5%
Contains more Zinc +435.3%
Contains more Copper +1620%
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 41% 37% 109% 29% 12% 14% 14%
Contains more Calcium +384.2%
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.5%
Contains more Zinc +435.3%
Contains more Copper +1620%
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%

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
7
:
2
Bass
Contains more Vitamin A +448.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1051.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Folate +190%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +214.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 35% 0% 0% 74% 38% 99% 63% 41% 26% 22% 12362% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 29% 9% 48% 52% 80% 8% 552% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +448.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1051.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Folate +190%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +214.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Clam Bass
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clam Bass Opinion
Net carbs 5.13g 0g Clam
Protein 25.55g 22.73g Clam
Fats 1.95g 2.99g Bass
Carbs 5.13g 0g Clam
Calories 148kcal 124kcal Clam
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 92mg 19mg Clam
Iron 2.81mg 1.08mg Clam
Magnesium 18mg 51mg Bass
Phosphorus 338mg 254mg Clam
Potassium 628mg 328mg Clam
Sodium 1202mg 88mg Bass
Zinc 2.73mg 0.51mg Clam
Copper 0.688mg 0.04mg Clam
Vitamin A 570IU 104IU Clam
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 22.1mg 0mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.115mg Clam
Vitamin B2 0.426mg 0.037mg Clam
Vitamin B3 3.354mg 2.558mg Clam
Vitamin B5 0.68mg 0.865mg Bass
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.346mg Bass
Folate 29µg 10µg Clam
Vitamin B12 98.89µg 4.41µg Clam
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.286mg 0.255mg Clam
Threonine 1.099mg 0.997mg Clam
Isoleucine 1.112mg 1.047mg Clam
Leucine 1.798mg 1.848mg Bass
Lysine 1.909mg 2.088mg Bass
Methionine 0.576mg 0.673mg Bass
Phenylalanine 0.915mg 0.887mg Clam
Valine 1.116mg 1.171mg Bass
Histidine 0.49mg 0.669mg Bass
Cholesterol 67mg 103mg Clam
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.188g 0.65g Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172g 0.846g Bass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 1.005g Bass

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Clam Bass
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
1063
Clam
65
Bass
Mineral Summary Score
101
Clam
32
Bass

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 food.
Protein
153%
Clam
136%
Bass
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
0%
Bass
Fats
9%
Clam
14%
Bass

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clam
Clam is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.462g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bass
Bass contains less Sodium (difference - 1114mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bass
Bass 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 ($)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Clam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171975/nutrients
  2. Bass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174228/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.