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Liver vs Clam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
Liver
3
:
5
Clam
Contains more Iron +537.7%
Contains more Zinc +146.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Calcium +820%
Contains more Potassium +318.7%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.688
Contains more Iron +537.7%
Contains more Zinc +146.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Calcium +820%
Contains more Potassium +318.7%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.688

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
Liver
7
:
1
Clam
Contains more Vitamin A +3057.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +415.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +602.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +429.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 22.1
Contains more Vitamin A +3057.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +415.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +602.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +429.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 22.1

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
244
Liver
440
Clam
Mineral Summary Score
79
Liver
69
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 the food
Protein
156%
Liver
153%
Clam
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
5%
Clam
Fats
20%
Liver
9%
Clam

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Liver Clam
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Liver Clam
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 contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 1153mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clam
Clam is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 288mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.222g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Liver Clam Opinion
Calories 165 148 Liver
Protein 26.02 25.55 Liver
Fats 4.4 1.95 Liver
Vitamin C 23.6 22.1 Liver
Carbs 3.76 5.13 Clam
Cholesterol 355 67 Clam
Vitamin D
Iron 17.92 2.81 Liver
Calcium 10 92 Clam
Potassium 150 628 Clam
Magnesium 14 18 Clam
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.688 Clam
Zinc 6.72 2.73 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 338 Clam
Sodium 49 1202 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 570 Liver
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.15 Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.426 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 3.354 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 0.68 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 0.11 Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67 98.89 Clam
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.41 0.188 Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 0.172 Liver
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 0.552 Liver
Tryptophan 0.366 0.286 Liver
Threonine 1.107 1.099 Liver
Isoleucine 1.32 1.112 Liver
Leucine 2.319 1.798 Liver
Lysine 2.007 1.909 Liver
Methionine 0.645 0.576 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274 0.915 Liver
Valine 1.607 1.116 Liver
Histidine 0.708 0.49 Liver
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.