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Clam vs Tuna salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Clam and Tuna salad?

  • Clam is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Iron, and Vitamin C, however Tuna salad is richer in Vitamin B3.
  • Clam's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 4070% more.
  • Tuna salad contains 25 times less Manganese than Clam. Clam contains 1mg of Manganese, while Tuna salad contains 0.04mg.
  • Tuna salad has less Sodium.

We used Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat and Fish, tuna salad 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
:
Contains more Iron +181%
Contains more Calcium +441.2%
Contains more Potassium +252.8%
Contains more Copper +374.5%
Contains more Zinc +387.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 106% 28% 56% 13% 230% 75% 145% 157%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 16% 14% 49% 16% 77% 53%
Contains more Iron +181%
Contains more Calcium +441.2%
Contains more Potassium +252.8%
Contains more Copper +374.5%
Contains more Zinc +387.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 19

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 C +904.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +487.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +8140.8%
Contains more Folate +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.8%
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 8% 6% 0% 0% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 150% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +904.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +487.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +8140.8%
Contains more Folate +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.8%

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
29
Tuna salad
Mineral Summary Score
101
Clam
33
Tuna salad

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
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
5%
Clam
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
9%
Clam
43%
Tuna salad

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 Tuna salad
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal

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Clam Tuna salad
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?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sodium (difference - 800mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.356g)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clam Tuna salad Opinion
Calories 148 187 Tuna salad
Protein 25.55 16.04 Clam
Fats 1.95 9.26 Tuna salad
Vitamin C 22.1 2.2 Clam
Carbs 5.13 9.41 Tuna salad
Cholesterol 67 13 Tuna salad
Vitamin D
Iron 2.81 1 Clam
Calcium 92 17 Clam
Potassium 628 178 Clam
Magnesium 18 19 Tuna salad
Sugar
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.688 0.145 Clam
Zinc 2.73 0.56 Clam
Starch
Phosphorus 338 178 Clam
Sodium 1202 402 Tuna salad
Vitamin A 570 97 Clam
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.031 Clam
Vitamin B2 0.426 0.07 Clam
Vitamin B3 3.354 6.7 Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.68 0.26 Clam
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.081 Clam
Vitamin B12 98.89 1.2 Clam
Vitamin K
Folate 29 8 Clam
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.188 1.544 Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.172 2.887 Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 4.122 Tuna salad
Tryptophan 0.286 0.18 Clam
Threonine 1.099 0.701 Clam
Isoleucine 1.112 0.739 Clam
Leucine 1.798 1.293 Clam
Lysine 1.909 1.457 Clam
Methionine 0.576 0.47 Clam
Phenylalanine 0.915 0.626 Clam
Valine 1.116 0.824 Clam
Histidine 0.49 0.467 Clam
Fructose

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. Tuna salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175160/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.