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Smoked salmon vs Clam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Smoked salmon and Clam?

  • Clam has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin C, Iron, and Zinc than Smoked salmon.
  • Clam's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 3985% higher.

We used Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat types in this 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
Contains less Sodium -44.1%
Contains more Calcium +736.4%
Contains more Iron +230.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.1%
Contains more Potassium +258.9%
Contains more Zinc +780.6%
Contains more Copper +199.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230%
Contains less Sodium -44.1%
Contains more Calcium +736.4%
Contains more Iron +230.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.1%
Contains more Potassium +258.9%
Contains more Zinc +780.6%
Contains more Copper +199.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 18

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 B3 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +555.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +552.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +321.8%
Contains more Folate +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2933.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 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 B3 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +555.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +552.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +321.8%
Contains more Folate +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2933.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Clam Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.13g Clam
Protein 18.28g 25.55g Clam
Fats 4.32g 1.95g Smoked salmon
Carbs 0g 5.13g Clam
Calories 117kcal 148kcal Clam
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Clam
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 92mg Clam
Iron 0.85mg 2.81mg Clam
Magnesium 18mg 18mg
Phosphorus 164mg 338mg Clam
Potassium 175mg 628mg Clam
Sodium 672mg 1202mg Smoked salmon
Zinc 0.31mg 2.73mg Clam
Copper 0.23mg 0.688mg Clam
Vitamin A 87IU 570IU Clam
Vitamin E 1.35mg mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685IU IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1µg µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 22.1mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.15mg Clam
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.426mg Clam
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 3.354mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.68mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.11mg Smoked salmon
Folate 2µg 29µg Clam
Vitamin B12 3.26µg 98.89µg Clam
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.205mg 0.286mg Clam
Threonine 0.801mg 1.099mg Clam
Isoleucine 0.842mg 1.112mg Clam
Leucine 1.486mg 1.798mg Clam
Lysine 1.679mg 1.909mg Clam
Methionine 0.541mg 0.576mg Clam
Phenylalanine 0.714mg 0.915mg Clam
Valine 0.942mg 1.116mg Clam
Histidine 0.538mg 0.49mg Smoked salmon
Cholesterol 23mg 67mg Smoked salmon
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.929g 0.188g Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g 0.172g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g 0.552g Smoked salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Smoked salmon 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
99
Smoked salmon
1063
Clam
Mineral Summary Score
38
Smoked salmon
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
110%
Smoked salmon
153%
Clam
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
5%
Clam
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
9%
Clam

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 530mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Clam
Clam is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clam
Clam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.741g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clam
Clam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/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.