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Clam vs Halibut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Clam and Halibut?

  • Clam is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, however Halibut is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Clam's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 4079% more.
  • Halibut contains 83 times less Manganese than Clam. Clam contains 1mg of Manganese, while Halibut contains 0.012mg.
  • Halibut has less Sodium.

We used Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat and Fish, halibut, Greenland, raw 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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Contains more Calcium +2966.7%
Contains more Iron +325.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.1%
Contains more Potassium +134.3%
Contains more Zinc +582.5%
Contains more Copper +2193.3%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 25% 19% 71% 24% 11% 11% 10%
Contains more Calcium +2966.7%
Contains more Iron +325.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.1%
Contains more Potassium +134.3%
Contains more Zinc +582.5%
Contains more Copper +2193.3%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%

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
8
:
Contains more Vitamin A +1112.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172%
Contains more Folate +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +9789%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +281.8%
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 3% 15% 822% 0% 15% 19% 29% 15% 97% 1% 126% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1112.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172%
Contains more Folate +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +9789%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +281.8%

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 Halibut
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clam Halibut Opinion
Net carbs 5.13g 0g Clam
Protein 25.55g 14.37g Clam
Fats 1.95g 13.84g Halibut
Carbs 5.13g 0g Clam
Calories 148kcal 186kcal Halibut
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Clam
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 92mg 3mg Clam
Iron 2.81mg 0.66mg Clam
Magnesium 18mg 26mg Halibut
Phosphorus 338mg 164mg Clam
Potassium 628mg 268mg Clam
Sodium 1202mg 80mg Halibut
Zinc 2.73mg 0.4mg Clam
Copper 0.688mg 0.03mg Clam
Vitamin A 570IU 47IU Clam
Vitamin E mg 0.73mg Halibut
Vitamin D IU 1097IU Halibut
Vitamin D µg 27.4µg Halibut
Vitamin C 22.1mg 0mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.06mg Clam
Vitamin B2 0.426mg 0.08mg Clam
Vitamin B3 3.354mg 1.5mg Clam
Vitamin B5 0.68mg 0.25mg Clam
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.42mg Halibut
Folate 29µg 1µg Clam
Vitamin B12 98.89µg 1µg Clam
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Halibut
Tryptophan 0.286mg 0.161mg Clam
Threonine 1.099mg 0.63mg Clam
Isoleucine 1.112mg 0.662mg Clam
Leucine 1.798mg 1.168mg Clam
Lysine 1.909mg 1.32mg Clam
Methionine 0.576mg 0.425mg Clam
Phenylalanine 0.915mg 0.561mg Clam
Valine 1.116mg 0.74mg Clam
Histidine 0.49mg 0.423mg Clam
Cholesterol 67mg 46mg Halibut
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.188g 2.419g Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172g 8.378g Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 1.367g Halibut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Clam Halibut
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
95
Halibut
Mineral Summary Score
101
Clam
21
Halibut

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
86%
Halibut
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
0%
Halibut
Fats
9%
Clam
64%
Halibut

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Halibut
Halibut contains less Sodium (difference - 1122mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Clam
Clam is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.231g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $5)
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

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. Halibut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171965/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.