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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Parmigiano-Reggiano and Frog legs

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has more Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A RAE, however Frog legs has more Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Calcium from Parmigiano-Reggiano is 109% higher.
  • Frog legs have 175 times less Saturated Fat than Parmigiano-Reggiano. Parmigiano-Reggiano has 13.317g of Saturated Fat, while Frog legs have 0.076g.

Food types used in this article are Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat 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 Calcium +6061.1%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Phosphorus +395.9%
Contains more Zinc +287%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +128%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Calcium +6061.1%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Phosphorus +395.9%
Contains more Zinc +287%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +128%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.25

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 +1110%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +465%
Contains more Vitamin K +1600%
Contains more Vitamin E +488.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +382.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +952.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.9%
Contains more Folate +50%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 5%
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 +1110%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +465%
Contains more Vitamin K +1600%
Contains more Vitamin E +488.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +382.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +952.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.9%
Contains more Folate +50%

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.
Parmigiano-Reggiano Frog legs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 0g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Protein 20g 16.4g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 20g 0.3g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbs 1.37g 0g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Calories 265kcal 73kcal Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 1109mg 18mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Magnesium 38mg 20mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phosphorus 729mg 147mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125mg 285mg Frog legs
Sodium 1529mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 3.87mg 1mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Copper 0.238mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 605IU 50IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E 0.17mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 15IU 8IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.2µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.486mg 0.25mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114mg 1.2mg Frog legs
Vitamin B5 0.325mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B6 0.049mg 0.12mg Frog legs
Folate 10µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 2.26µg 0.4µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7µg 0.1µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.24mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 1.519mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 1.604mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 88mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 13.317g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098g 0.053g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462g 0.102g Parmigiano-Reggiano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Parmigiano-Reggiano Frog legs
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
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano
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
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
0%
Frog legs
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 1471mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.241g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Frog legs
Frog legs is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/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.