Calories in Clams,
Clam Nutrition Facts

How many calories in Clams? We provide you with the Clam calories for the different serving sizes, Clam nutrition facts and the health benefits of Clams to help you lose weight and eat a healthy diet.




Clams are Molluscs. There are many varieties of Clams, some of which can be eaten raw, otherwise steam them. When steaming, ensure the shell opens, if not, throw them away.

Clams provide an excellent source of vitamin B12, iron and selenium. They also provide a good source of vitamins A, B1-B3, B5, B6, C, copper, manganese, phosphorus, potassium and zinc, plus other vitamins and minerals. The vitamin B12 and Iron content are so good, a 3 ounce serving provides more than 100% of the recommended daily allowance. They also provide a good source of protein.

Clams are low in cholesterol when compared with other seafood, however, 100 grams serving contains approx. 1/5th of the daily recommended intake They are also low in fat.

Calories in Clams, Clam Nutrition Facts

Clams contain omega-3 fatty acids are believed to help reduce the pain from arthritis and act as an anti-inflammatory. Other Clam benefits are thought to include added protection against heart disease.

Compare calories in Clams with the other calories in seafood.


Calories in Clams, Mixed Species, Raw

Refuse: 0%
Scientific Name: Lamellibranchia
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams86 kcal (360 kJ)
1 cup (with liquid and Clams), 227 grams195 kcal (817 kJ)
1 large, 20 grams17 kcal (72 kJ)
1 lb (with shell), yield after shell removed, 68 grams58 kcal (245 kJ)
1 medium, 14.5 grams12 kcal (52 kJ)
1 small, 9 grams8 kcal (32 kJ)
3 oz, 85 grams73 kcal (306 kJ)

Calories in Clams, Mixed Species, Cooked, Moist Heat

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams148 kcal (618 kJ)
3 oz, 85 grams126 kcal (525 kJ)
20 small, 190 grams281 kcal (1174 kJ)


Clam Nutrition Facts

Mollusks, Clam,
Mixed Cpecies, Cooked, Moist Heat
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Proximates:
Water63.64 g
Energy618 kJ (148 kcal)
Protein25.55 g
Carbohydrates5.13 g
Total Fat:1.95 g
saturated fat0.188 g
monounsaturated fat0.172 g
polyunsaturated fat0.552 g
Cholesterol67 mg (22 %)
Minerals:
Calcium, Ca92 mg (9 %)
Iron, Fe27.96 mg (155 %)
Magnesium, Mg18 mg (5 %)
Phosphorus, P338 mg (34 %)
Potassium, K628 mg (13 %)
Sodium, Na*1202 mg (52 %)
Zinc, Zn2.73 mg (18 %)
Copper, Cu0.688 mg (34 %)
Manganese, Mn1.000 mg (50 %)
Selenium, Se64.0 mcg (91 %)
Vitamins:
Vitamin C22.1 mg (37 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.150 mg (10 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.426 mg (25 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)3.354 mg (17 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.680 mg (7 %)
Vitamin B60.110 mg (6 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)29 mcg (7 %)
Vitamin B1298.89 mcg (1648 %)
Vitamin A570 IU (11 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference


* Samples were obtained from 12 retail stores using a probability-based sampling plan. Some fish had been treated during processing to retain moisture on thawing. Untreated fish = 112 mg sodium/100g.


Author: Lana Soko





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