Shrimp vs. Clam — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Significant differences between Shrimp and Clam
- The amount of Vitamin B12, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin C, and Potassium in Clam is higher than in Shrimp.
- Clam covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 4051% more than Shrimp.
- Clam has 3 times less Cholesterol than Shrimp. Shrimp has 211mg of Cholesterol, while Clam has 67mg.
Specific food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat (may have been previously frozen) and Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Rich in vitamins|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||90µg||171µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.141g||0.146g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.135g||0.138g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.012g||0.104g|
|Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid||0.012g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|