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Sockeye salmon vs Clam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Sockeye salmon and Clam

  • Sockeye salmon is higher in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, yet Clam is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin C, and Zinc.
  • Clam covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 3934% more than Sockeye salmon.
  • Sockeye salmon contains 8 times more Vitamin B6 than Clam. While Sockeye salmon contains 0.827mg of Vitamin B6, Clam contains only 0.11mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Sockeye salmon is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat 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
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +736.4%
Contains more Iron +440.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains more Zinc +396.4%
Contains more Copper +805.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +736.4%
Contains more Iron +440.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains more Zinc +396.4%
Contains more Copper +805.3%

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 +201.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +651.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +195.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.2%
Contains more Folate +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2112.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 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 +201.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +651.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +195.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.2%
Contains more Folate +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2112.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15

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.
Sockeye 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 Sockeye salmon Clam Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.13g Clam
Protein 26.48g 25.55g Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57g 1.95g Sockeye salmon
Carbs 0g 5.13g Clam
Calories 156kcal 148kcal Sockeye salmon
Starch 0g g Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0g g Sockeye salmon
Sugar 0g g Clam
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 92mg Clam
Iron 0.52mg 2.81mg Clam
Magnesium 36mg 18mg Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 305mg 338mg Clam
Potassium 436mg 628mg Clam
Sodium 92mg 1202mg Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.55mg 2.73mg Clam
Copper 0.076mg 0.688mg Clam
Vitamin A 193IU 570IU Clam
Vitamin E 0.99mg mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670IU IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7µg µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 22.1mg Clam
Vitamin B1 0.157mg 0.15mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246mg 0.426mg Clam
Vitamin B3 10.123mg 3.354mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274mg 0.68mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827mg 0.11mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 7µg 29µg Clam
Vitamin B12 4.47µg 98.89µg Clam
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.335mg 0.286mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247mg 1.099mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274mg 1.112mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185mg 1.798mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574mg 1.909mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858mg 0.576mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.915mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461mg 1.116mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711mg 0.49mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 61mg 67mg Sockeye salmon
Trans Fat 0.023g g Clam
Saturated Fat 0.969g 0.188g Clam
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864g 0.172g Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327g 0.552g Sockeye salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sockeye 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
137
Sockeye salmon
1063
Clam
Mineral Summary Score
34
Sockeye 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
159%
Sockeye salmon
153%
Clam
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
5%
Clam
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
9%
Clam

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1110mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye 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 - 0.781g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clam
Clam is cheaper (difference - $13)
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. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.