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Barbecue chicken vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Barbecue chicken and Frog legs

  • Barbecue chicken is higher in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Zinc, however Frog legs are richer in Copper, Vitamin B1, and Iron.
  • Barbecue chicken's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 28% higher.
  • Barbecue chicken has 52 times more Saturated Fat than Frog legs. While Barbecue chicken has 3.927g of Saturated Fat, Frog legs have only 0.076g.

The food types used in this comparison are Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin and Frog legs, raw.

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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 Phosphorus +48.3%
Contains more Zinc +78%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +57.9%
Contains more Potassium +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -82.7%
Contains more Copper +224.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.3%
Contains more Zinc +78%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +57.9%
Contains more Potassium +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -82.7%
Contains more Copper +224.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 20

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 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +377.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 20% 6% 0% 35% 58% 23% 0% 28% 12% 50% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +34%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +377.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Barbecue chicken Frog legs
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barbecue chicken Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Protein 22.51g 16.4g Barbecue chicken
Fats 15.08g 0.3g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Calories 226kcal 73kcal Barbecue chicken
Starch 0g g Barbecue chicken
Fructose 0.04g g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12g 0g Frog legs
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 18mg Frog legs
Iron 0.95mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Magnesium 21mg 20mg Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 218mg 147mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 255mg 285mg Frog legs
Sodium 335mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 1.78mg 1mg Barbecue chicken
Copper 0.077mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 67IU 50IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 0IU 8IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 5.732mg 1.2mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.152mg mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.12mg Barbecue chicken
Folate 8µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 0.4µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Frog legs
Tryptophan 0.173mg mg Barbecue chicken
Threonine 0.657mg mg Barbecue chicken
Isoleucine 0.853mg mg Barbecue chicken
Leucine 1.549mg mg Barbecue chicken
Lysine 1.75mg mg Barbecue chicken
Methionine 0.565mg mg Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 0.69mg mg Barbecue chicken
Valine 0.935mg mg Barbecue chicken
Histidine 0.592mg mg Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 127mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat 0.078g g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 3.927g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g 0.053g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038g 0.102g Barbecue chicken

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Barbecue chicken Frog legs
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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
25
Barbecue chicken
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
36
Barbecue chicken
35
Frog legs

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
135%
Barbecue chicken
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Barbecue chicken
0%
Frog legs
Fats
70%
Barbecue chicken
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 277mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 77mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.851g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/nutrients
  2. Frog legs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168148/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.