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Clam vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
5
:
3
Liver
Contains more Calcium +820%
Contains more Potassium +318.7%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.2%
Contains more Iron +537.7%
Contains more Zinc +146.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.634
Contains more Calcium +820%
Contains more Potassium +318.7%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.2%
Contains more Iron +537.7%
Contains more Zinc +146.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.634

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
1
:
7
Liver
Contains more Vitamin B12 +429.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3057.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +415.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +602.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +418.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 23.6
Contains more Vitamin B12 +429.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3057.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +415.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +602.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +418.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 23.6

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
440
Clam
244
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
69
Clam
79
Liver

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
153%
Clam
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
4%
Liver
Fats
9%
Clam
20%
Liver

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.
Clam Liver
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 1153mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clam
Clam is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 288mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.222g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

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 Clam Liver Opinion
Calories 148 165 Liver
Protein 25.55 26.02 Liver
Fats 1.95 4.4 Liver
Vitamin C 22.1 23.6 Liver
Carbs 5.13 3.76 Clam
Cholesterol 67 355 Clam
Vitamin D
Iron 2.81 17.92 Liver
Calcium 92 10 Clam
Potassium 628 150 Clam
Magnesium 18 14 Clam
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.688 0.634 Clam
Zinc 2.73 6.72 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 338 241 Clam
Sodium 1202 49 Liver
Vitamin A 570 17997 Liver
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.258 Liver
Vitamin B2 0.426 2.196 Liver
Vitamin B3 3.354 8.435 Liver
Vitamin B5 0.68 4.774 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.57 Liver
Vitamin B12 98.89 18.67 Clam
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.188 1.41 Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172 0.63 Liver
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 1.05 Liver
Tryptophan 0.286 0.366 Liver
Threonine 1.099 1.107 Liver
Isoleucine 1.112 1.32 Liver
Leucine 1.798 2.319 Liver
Lysine 1.909 2.007 Liver
Methionine 0.576 0.645 Liver
Phenylalanine 0.915 1.274 Liver
Valine 1.116 1.607 Liver
Histidine 0.49 0.708 Liver
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.