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Clam vs Sockeye salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Clam and Sockeye salmon

  • Clam is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, and Zinc, yet Sockeye salmon is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin C.
  • Clam covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 3934% more than Sockeye salmon.
  • Clam contains 77 times more Manganese than Sockeye salmon. While Clam contains 1mg of Manganese, Sockeye salmon contains only 0.013mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Sockeye salmon is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat and Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat.

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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
:
Contains more Iron +440.4%
Contains more Calcium +736.4%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains more Copper +805.3%
Contains more Zinc +396.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 305
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 106% 28% 56% 13% 230% 75% 145% 157%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 4% 39% 26% 26% 15% 131% 12%
Contains more Iron +440.4%
Contains more Calcium +736.4%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains more Copper +805.3%
Contains more Zinc +396.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 305

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +195.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2112.3%
Contains more Folate +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +651.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.157
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 74% 35% 0% 0% 38% 99% 63% 41% 26% 12362% 0% 22%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 12% 20% 501% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 559% 1% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +195.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2112.3%
Contains more Folate +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +651.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.157

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
137
Sockeye salmon
Mineral Summary Score
101
Clam
34
Sockeye salmon

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
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
9%
Clam
26%
Sockeye salmon

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 Sockeye salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Equal

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Clam Sockeye salmon
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1110mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon 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 - 0.781g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clam Sockeye salmon Opinion
Calories 148 156 Sockeye salmon
Protein 25.55 26.48 Sockeye salmon
Fats 1.95 5.57 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 22.1 0 Clam
Carbs 5.13 0 Clam
Cholesterol 67 61 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670 Sockeye salmon
Iron 2.81 0.52 Clam
Calcium 92 11 Clam
Potassium 628 436 Clam
Magnesium 18 36 Sockeye salmon
Sugar 0 Clam
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.688 0.076 Clam
Zinc 2.73 0.55 Clam
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 338 305 Clam
Sodium 1202 92 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A 570 193 Clam
Vitamin E 0.99 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.157 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.426 0.246 Clam
Vitamin B3 3.354 10.123 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 0.68 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.827 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 98.89 4.47 Clam
Vitamin K 0.1 Sockeye salmon
Folate 29 7 Clam
Trans Fat 0.023 Clam
Saturated Fat 0.188 0.969 Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172 1.864 Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 1.327 Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.286 0.335 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.099 1.247 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.112 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 1.798 2.185 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 1.909 2.574 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.576 0.858 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 0.915 1.086 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.116 1.461 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.49 0.711 Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0 Sockeye salmon

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. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.