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Caviar vs Clam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Caviar and Clam

  • Caviar has more Iron, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5, while Clam has more Vitamin B12, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3.
  • Clam's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 3287% higher.
  • Clam contains 22 times less Saturated Fat than Caviar. Caviar contains 4.06g of Saturated Fat, while Clam contains 0.188g.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, caviar, black and red, granular and Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist 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
Caviar
4
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4
Clam
Contains more Calcium +198.9%
Contains more Iron +322.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1566.7%
Contains more Potassium +247%
Contains less Sodium -19.9%
Contains more Zinc +187.4%
Contains more Copper +525.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 338
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230%
Contains more Calcium +198.9%
Contains more Iron +322.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1566.7%
Contains more Potassium +247%
Contains less Sodium -19.9%
Contains more Zinc +187.4%
Contains more Copper +525.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 338

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
Caviar
9
:
3
Clam
Contains more Vitamin A +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +414.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.9%
Contains more Folate +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2695%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +394.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
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 A +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +414.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.9%
Contains more Folate +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2695%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +394.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Clam Opinion
Net carbs 4g 5.13g Clam
Protein 24.6g 25.55g Clam
Fats 17.9g 1.95g Caviar
Carbs 4g 5.13g Clam
Calories 264kcal 148kcal Caviar
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Clam
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 275mg 92mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 2.81mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 18mg Caviar
Phosphorus 356mg 338mg Caviar
Potassium 181mg 628mg Clam
Sodium 1500mg 1202mg Clam
Zinc 0.95mg 2.73mg Clam
Copper 0.11mg 0.688mg Clam
Vitamin A 905IU 570IU Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU IU Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9µg µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 22.1mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.19mg 0.15mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62mg 0.426mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 3.354mg Clam
Vitamin B5 3.5mg 0.68mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0.11mg Caviar
Folate 50µg 29µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg 98.89µg Clam
Vitamin K 0.6µg µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323mg 0.286mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg 1.099mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg 1.112mg Clam
Leucine 2.133mg 1.798mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg 1.909mg Clam
Methionine 0.646mg 0.576mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg 0.915mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg 1.116mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg 0.49mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg 67mg Clam
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.06g 0.188g Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g 0.172g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g 0.552g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caviar 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
266
Caviar
1063
Clam
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
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
148%
Caviar
153%
Clam
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
5%
Clam
Fats
83%
Caviar
9%
Clam

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Clam
Clam is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clam
Clam contains less Sodium (difference - 298mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clam
Clam is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 521mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.872g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $100)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.