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Clam nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Clam

Clam
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
27 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
3 oz (85 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
10.2 (acidic )
Calories
148
96% Sodium
90% Potassium
88% Protein
86% Vitamin B12
86% Phosphorus
Explanation: The given food contains more Sodium than 96% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Sodium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Potassium, Protein, Vitamin B12, and Phosphorus.

Clam Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.

27

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Macronutrients chart

26% 2% 6% 64% 4%
Protein:
Daily Value: 51%
25.55 g of 50 g
51%
Fats:
Daily Value: 3%
1.95 g of 65 g
3%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 2%
5.13 g of 300 g
2%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
63.64 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
3.73 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 148
% Daily Value*
3%
Total Fat 2g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
22%
Cholesterol 67mg
0%
Sodium 1,202mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 5g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 26g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 92mg 9%

Iron 3mg 38%

Potassium 628mg 18%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 28% 106% 13% 145% 56% 157% 75% 230% 131% 350% 0%
Calcium: 92 mg of 1,000 mg 9%
Iron: 2.81 mg of 8 mg 35%
Magnesium: 18 mg of 420 mg 4%
Phosphorus: 338 mg of 700 mg 48%
Potassium: 628 mg of 3,400 mg 18%
Sodium: 1202 mg of 2,300 mg 52%
Zinc: 2.73 mg of 11 mg 25%
Copper: 0.688 mg of 1 mg 76%
Manganese: 1 mg of 2 mg 43%
Selenium: 64 µg of 55 µg 116%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
1202 mg
TOP 4%
Potassium
628 mg
TOP 10%
Phosphorus
338 mg
TOP 14%
Copper
0.688 mg
TOP 18%
Selenium
64 µg
TOP 21%
Iron
2.81 mg
TOP 23%
Calcium
92 mg
TOP 24%
Manganese
1 mg
TOP 32%
Zinc
2.73 mg
TOP 32%
Magnesium
18 mg
TOP 67%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 570 IU of 5,000 IU 11%
Vitamin E : mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 22.1 mg of 90 mg 25%
Vitamin B1: 0.15 mg of 1 mg 13%
Vitamin B2: 0.426 mg of 1 mg 33%
Vitamin B3: 3.354 mg of 16 mg 21%
Vitamin B5: 0.68 mg of 5 mg 14%
Vitamin B6: 0.11 mg of 1 mg 8%
Folate: 29 µg of 400 µg 7%
Vitamin B12: 98.89 µg of 2 µg 4,120%
Vitamin K: µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B12
98.89 µg
TOP 14%
Vitamin B2
0.426 mg
TOP 17%
Vitamin C
22.1 mg
TOP 18%
Vitamin A
570 IU
TOP 23%
Vitamin B1
0.15 mg
TOP 39%
Folate
29 µg
TOP 42%
Vitamin B5
0.68 mg
TOP 47%
Vitamin B3
3.354 mg
TOP 48%
Vitamin B6
0.11 mg
TOP 62%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 307% 314% 239% 198% 273% 165% 157% 184% 210%
Tryptophan: 286 mg of 280 mg 102%
Threonine: 1099 mg of 1,050 mg 105%
Isoleucine: 1112 mg of 1,400 mg 79%
Leucine: 1798 mg of 2,730 mg 66%
Lysine: 1909 mg of 2,100 mg 91%
Methionine: 576 mg of 1,050 mg 55%
Phenylalanine: 915 mg of 1,750 mg 52%
Valine: 1116 mg of 1,820 mg 61%
Histidine: 490 mg of 700 mg 70%

Fat type information

0.188% 0.172% 0.552%
Saturated Fat: 0.188 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.172 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.552 g

All nutrients for Clam per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 61% 12% 25.55g 9.1 times more than Broccoli
Fats 3% 67% 1.95g 17.1 times less than Cheese
Carbs 2% 60% 5.13g 5.5 times less than Rice
Calories 7% 60% 148kcal 3.1 times more than Orange
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 9% 24% 92mg 1.4 times less than Milk
Iron 35% 23% 2.81mg 1.1 times more than Beef
Magnesium 4% 67% 18mg 7.8 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 48% 14% 338mg 1.9 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 18% 10% 628mg 4.3 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 52% 4% 1202mg 2.5 times more than White Bread
Zinc 25% 32% 2.73mg 2.3 times less than Beef
Copper 76% 18% 0.69mg 4.8 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin C 25% 18% 22.1mg 2.4 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 13% 39% 0.15mg 1.8 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 33% 17% 0.43mg 3.3 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 21% 48% 3.35mg 2.9 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 14% 47% 0.68mg 1.7 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 8% 62% 0.11mg 1.1 times less than Oat
Folate 7% 42% 29µg 2.1 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 4120% 14% 98.89µg 141.3 times more than Pork
Tryptophan 0% 52% 0.29mg 1.1 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 52% 1.1mg 1.5 times more than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 55% 1.11mg 1.2 times more than Salmon
Leucine 0% 57% 1.8mg 1.4 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 58% 1.91mg 4.2 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 59% 0.58mg 6 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 58% 0.92mg 1.4 times more than Egg
Valine 0% 58% 1.12mg 1.8 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 69% 0.49mg 1.5 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 22% 28% 67mg 5.6 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 1% 78% 0.19g 31.4 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 79% 0.17g 57 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 59% 0.55g 85.5 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171975/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.
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