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Clam vs. Caviar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Clam and Caviar

  • Clam has more Vitamin B12, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3, while Caviar has more Iron, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Clam's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 3287% higher.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Clam is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat and Fish, caviar, black and red, granular.

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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.
Clam
5
:
5
Caviar
Contains more Potassium +247%
Contains less Sodium -19.9%
Contains more Zinc +187.4%
Contains more Copper +525.5%
Contains more Manganese +1900%
Contains more Calcium +198.9%
Contains more Iron +322.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1566.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 356
Equal in Selenium - 65.5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230% 131% 350%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37% 7% 358%
Contains more Potassium +247%
Contains less Sodium -19.9%
Contains more Zinc +187.4%
Contains more Copper +525.5%
Contains more Manganese +1900%
Contains more Calcium +198.9%
Contains more Iron +322.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1566.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 356
Equal in Selenium - 65.5

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.
Clam
3
:
10
Caviar
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 Folate +72.4%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 268% 2%
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 Folate +72.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Clam
3
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2
Caviar
Contains more Carbs +28.3%
Contains more Water +34%
Contains more Fats +817.9%
Contains more Other +60.9%
Equal in Protein - 24.6
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
25% 18% 4% 48% 6%
Protein: 24.6 g
Fats: 17.9 g
Carbs: 4 g
Water: 47.5 g
Other: 6 g
Contains more Carbs +28.3%
Contains more Water +34%
Contains more Fats +817.9%
Contains more Other +60.9%
Equal in Protein - 24.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Clam
1
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2
Caviar
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2592.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1241.5%
21% 19% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.188 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.172 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.552 g
25% 29% 46%
Saturated Fat: 4.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.631 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.405 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2592.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1241.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clam Caviar Opinion
Net carbs 5.13g 4g Clam
Protein 25.55g 24.6g Clam
Fats 1.95g 17.9g Caviar
Carbs 5.13g 4g Clam
Calories 148kcal 264kcal Caviar
Calcium 92mg 275mg Caviar
Iron 2.81mg 11.88mg Caviar
Magnesium 18mg 300mg Caviar
Phosphorus 338mg 356mg Caviar
Potassium 628mg 181mg Clam
Sodium 1202mg 1500mg Clam
Zinc 2.73mg 0.95mg Clam
Copper 0.688mg 0.11mg Clam
Manganese 1mg 0.05mg Clam
Selenium 64µg 65.5µg Caviar
Vitamin A 570IU 905IU Caviar
Vitamin A RAE 171µg 271µg Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin C 22.1mg 0mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.426mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 3.354mg 0.12mg Clam
Vitamin B5 0.68mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.32mg Caviar
Folate 29µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 98.89µg 20µg Clam
Choline 490.9mg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.286mg 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine 1.099mg 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.112mg 1.035mg Clam
Leucine 1.798mg 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine 1.909mg 1.834mg Clam
Methionine 0.576mg 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 0.915mg 1.071mg Caviar
Valine 1.116mg 1.263mg Caviar
Histidine 0.49mg 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol 67mg 588mg Clam
Saturated Fat 0.188g 4.06g Clam
Omega-3 - DHA 0.146g 3.8g Caviar
Omega-3 - EPA 0.138g 2.741g Caviar
Omega-3 - DPA 0.104g 0.229g Caviar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172g 4.631g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 7.405g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Clam Caviar
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
981%
Clam
266%
Caviar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
129%
Clam
153%
Caviar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Clam
Clam is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clam
Clam contains less Sodium (difference - 298mg)
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 is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $100)
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 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. Clam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171975/nutrients
  2. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.