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Crab stick vs Clam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Crab stick and Clam?

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Selenium, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Zinc, and Vitamin A RAE in Clam is higher than in Crab stick.
  • Clam's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 4097% more.

We used Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, imitation, made from surimi and Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat 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
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -56%
Contains more Calcium +607.7%
Contains more Iron +620.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Potassium +597.8%
Contains more Zinc +727.3%
Contains more Copper +2050%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 31% 121% 8% 69% 10% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -56%
Contains more Calcium +607.7%
Contains more Iron +620.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Potassium +597.8%
Contains more Zinc +727.3%
Contains more Copper +2050%

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
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Clam
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +441%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17249.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 8% 19% 12% 0% 30% 0% 72% 1%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +441%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17249.1%

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.
Crab stick Clam
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crab stick Clam Opinion
Net carbs 14.5g 5.13g Crab stick
Protein 7.62g 25.55g Clam
Fats 0.46g 1.95g Clam
Carbs 15g 5.13g Crab stick
Calories 95kcal 148kcal Clam
Starch 3.5g g Crab stick
Fructose 0.62g g Crab stick
Sugar 6.25g g Clam
Fiber 0.5g 0g Crab stick
Calcium 13mg 92mg Clam
Iron 0.39mg 2.81mg Clam
Magnesium 43mg 18mg Crab stick
Phosphorus 282mg 338mg Clam
Potassium 90mg 628mg Clam
Sodium 529mg 1202mg Crab stick
Zinc 0.33mg 2.73mg Clam
Copper 0.032mg 0.688mg Clam
Vitamin A 0IU 570IU Clam
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Crab stick
Vitamin D 0IU IU Crab stick
Vitamin D 0µg µg Crab stick
Vitamin C 0mg 22.1mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.15mg Clam
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.426mg Clam
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 3.354mg Clam
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.68mg Clam
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.11mg Crab stick
Folate 0µg 29µg Clam
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 98.89µg Clam
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg Crab stick
Tryptophan 0.075mg 0.286mg Clam
Threonine 0.285mg 1.099mg Clam
Isoleucine 0.23mg 1.112mg Clam
Leucine 0.607mg 1.798mg Clam
Lysine 0.707mg 1.909mg Clam
Methionine 0.261mg 0.576mg Clam
Phenylalanine 0.26mg 0.915mg Clam
Valine 0.286mg 1.116mg Clam
Histidine 0.156mg 0.49mg Clam
Cholesterol 20mg 67mg Crab stick
Trans Fat 0.008g g Clam
Saturated Fat 0.216g 0.188g Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 0.172g Crab stick
Polyunsaturated fat 0.143g 0.552g Clam

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crab stick Clam
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
12
Crab stick
1063
Clam
Mineral Summary Score
33
Crab stick
101
Clam

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
46%
Crab stick
153%
Clam
Carbohydrates
15%
Crab stick
5%
Clam
Fats
2%
Crab stick
9%
Clam

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Crab stick
Crab stick contains less Sodium (difference - 673mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crab stick
Crab stick is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Clam
Clam is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clam
Clam is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $12)
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. Crab stick - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174203/nutrients
  2. Clam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171975/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.