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Chicken meat vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.714g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chicken meat Frog legs
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Frog legs
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
25
Chicken meat
13
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
22
Chicken meat
22
Frog legs

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
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Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +94%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains more Iron +19%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +278.8%
Contains less Sodium -29.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +94%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains more Iron +19%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +278.8%
Contains less Sodium -29.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +222%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +607.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2300%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +222%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +607.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2300%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.3%

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 the food
Protein
164%
Chicken meat
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Frog legs
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
1%
Frog legs

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chicken meat Frog legs Opinion
Calories 239 73 Chicken meat
Protein 27.3 16.4 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 0.3 Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 50 Frog legs
Vitamin D 2 8 Frog legs
Iron 1.26 1.5 Frog legs
Calcium 15 18 Frog legs
Potassium 223 285 Frog legs
Magnesium 23 20 Chicken meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.25 Frog legs
Zinc 1.94 1 Chicken meat
Starch
Phosphorus 182 147 Chicken meat
Sodium 82 58 Frog legs
Vitamin A 161 50 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 1 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0 0.2 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.14 Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.25 Frog legs
Vitamin B3 8.487 1.2 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.12 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3 0.4 Frog legs
Vitamin K 2.4 0.1 Chicken meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.79 0.076 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 0.053 Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 0.102 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 Chicken meat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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