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Clam vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Clam and Skipjack tuna different?

  • Clam is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A RAE, however Skipjack tuna is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Clam is 4029% higher.
  • Clam contains 53 times more Manganese than Skipjack tuna. While Clam contains 1mg of Manganese, Skipjack tuna contains only 0.019mg.
  • Skipjack tuna has less Sodium.

Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat and Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat are the varieties 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +148.6%
Contains more Iron +75.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Copper +525.5%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37%
Contains more Calcium +148.6%
Contains more Iron +75.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Copper +525.5%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +850%
Contains more Vitamin C +2110%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +249.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +190%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +4415.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +459.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +791.8%
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 4% 0% 0% 4% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 8% 274% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +850%
Contains more Vitamin C +2110%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +249.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +190%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +4415.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +459.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +791.8%

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 Skipjack tuna
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clam Skipjack tuna Opinion
Net carbs 5.13g 0g Clam
Protein 25.55g 28.21g Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.95g 1.29g Clam
Carbs 5.13g 0g Clam
Calories 148kcal 132kcal Clam
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 92mg 37mg Clam
Iron 2.81mg 1.6mg Clam
Magnesium 18mg 44mg Skipjack tuna
Phosphorus 338mg 285mg Clam
Potassium 628mg 522mg Clam
Sodium 1202mg 47mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 2.73mg 1.05mg Clam
Copper 0.688mg 0.11mg Clam
Vitamin A 570IU 60IU Clam
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 22.1mg 1mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.038mg Clam
Vitamin B2 0.426mg 0.122mg Clam
Vitamin B3 3.354mg 18.756mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.68mg 0.485mg Clam
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.981mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 29µg 10µg Clam
Vitamin B12 98.89µg 2.19µg Clam
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.286mg 0.316mg Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.099mg 1.237mg Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.112mg 1.3mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 1.798mg 2.293mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 1.909mg 2.59mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.576mg 0.835mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 0.915mg 1.101mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.116mg 1.453mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.49mg 0.83mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 67mg 60mg Skipjack tuna
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.188g 0.42g Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172g 0.243g Skipjack tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.403g Clam

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Clam Skipjack tuna
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
78
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
101
Clam
43
Skipjack tuna

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
9%
Clam
6%
Skipjack tuna

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 1155mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.232g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $8)
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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Skipjack tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/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.