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Bass vs Clam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Bass and Clam?

  • Bass is higher in Vitamin B6, however Clam is richer in Vitamin B12, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Iron, and Zinc.
  • Clam's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 3937% more.
  • Clam contains 3 times less Vitamin B6 than Bass. Bass contains 0.346mg of Vitamin B6, while Clam contains 0.11mg.
  • Bass has less Sodium.

We used Fish, bass, striped, cooked, dry heat 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
Bass
2
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6
Clam
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Calcium +384.2%
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.5%
Contains more Zinc +435.3%
Contains more Copper +1620%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 41% 37% 109% 29% 12% 14% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230%
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Calcium +384.2%
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.5%
Contains more Zinc +435.3%
Contains more Copper +1620%

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
Bass
2
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7
Clam
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +214.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +448.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1051.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Folate +190%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2142.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 29% 9% 48% 52% 80% 8% 552% 0%
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 B5 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +214.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +448.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1051.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Folate +190%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2142.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bass Clam Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.13g Clam
Protein 22.73g 25.55g Clam
Fats 2.99g 1.95g Bass
Carbs 0g 5.13g Clam
Calories 124kcal 148kcal Clam
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 92mg Clam
Iron 1.08mg 2.81mg Clam
Magnesium 51mg 18mg Bass
Phosphorus 254mg 338mg Clam
Potassium 328mg 628mg Clam
Sodium 88mg 1202mg Bass
Zinc 0.51mg 2.73mg Clam
Copper 0.04mg 0.688mg Clam
Vitamin A 104IU 570IU Clam
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 22.1mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.115mg 0.15mg Clam
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.426mg Clam
Vitamin B3 2.558mg 3.354mg Clam
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.68mg Bass
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.11mg Bass
Folate 10µg 29µg Clam
Vitamin B12 4.41µg 98.89µg Clam
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.255mg 0.286mg Clam
Threonine 0.997mg 1.099mg Clam
Isoleucine 1.047mg 1.112mg Clam
Leucine 1.848mg 1.798mg Bass
Lysine 2.088mg 1.909mg Bass
Methionine 0.673mg 0.576mg Bass
Phenylalanine 0.887mg 0.915mg Clam
Valine 1.171mg 1.116mg Bass
Histidine 0.669mg 0.49mg Bass
Cholesterol 103mg 67mg Clam
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.65g 0.188g Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.846g 0.172g Bass
Polyunsaturated fat 1.005g 0.552g Bass

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bass 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
65
Bass
1063
Clam
Mineral Summary Score
32
Bass
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
136%
Bass
153%
Clam
Carbohydrates
0%
Bass
5%
Clam
Fats
14%
Bass
9%
Clam

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clam
Clam is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.462g)
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 Sodium?
Bass
Bass contains less Sodium (difference - 1114mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bass
Bass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
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 ($)

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. Bass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174228/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.