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Chicken feet vs. Chicken thigh — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chicken feet and Chicken thigh

  • Chicken feet has more Folate, and Calcium, however, Chicken thigh has more Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Phosphorus, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Chicken thigh's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 42% more.
  • Chicken feet has 10 times more Folate than Chicken thigh. Chicken feet has 86µg of Folate, while Chicken thigh has 9µg.
  • Chicken feet is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chicken, feet, boiled and Chicken, broilers or fryers, thigh, meat only, cooked, fried.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +576.9%
Contains less Sodium -29.5%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Contains more Iron +60.4%
Contains more Magnesium +420%
Contains more Phosphorus +139.8%
Contains more Potassium +735.5%
Contains more Zinc +304.3%
Contains more Selenium +469.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 35% 4% 36% 3% 9% 19% 34% 0% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 55% 19% 86% 23% 13% 77% 30% 4% 112%
Contains more Calcium +576.9%
Contains less Sodium -29.5%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Contains more Iron +60.4%
Contains more Magnesium +420%
Contains more Phosphorus +139.8%
Contains more Potassium +735.5%
Contains more Zinc +304.3%
Contains more Selenium +469.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +855.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1680%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3700%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 6% 6% 0% 15% 47% 8% 0% 3% 65% 59% 8% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 0% 6% 0% 22% 59% 134% 78% 88% 7% 42% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +42.9%
Contains more Folate +855.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1680%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3700%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +41.7%
Contains more Water +10.9%
Contains more Protein +45.3%
Contains more Carbs +490%
Contains more Other +∞%
Equal in Water - 59.31
19% 15% 66%
Protein: 19.4 g
Fats: 14.6 g
Carbs: 0.2 g
Water: 65.8 g
Other: 0 g
28% 10% 59%
Protein: 28.18 g
Fats: 10.3 g
Carbs: 1.18 g
Water: 59.31 g
Other: 1.03 g
Contains more Fats +41.7%
Contains more Water +10.9%
Contains more Protein +45.3%
Contains more Carbs +490%
Contains more Other +∞%
Equal in Water - 59.31

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +44%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +22.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.1%
32% 44% 24%
Saturated Fat: 3.92 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.5 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.98 g
31% 42% 27%
Saturated Fat: 2.78 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.82 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.43 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +44%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +22.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chicken feet Chicken thigh
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken feet Chicken thigh Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 1.18g Chicken thigh
Protein 19.4g 28.18g Chicken thigh
Fats 14.6g 10.3g Chicken feet
Carbs 0.2g 1.18g Chicken thigh
Calories 215kcal 218kcal Chicken thigh
Calcium 88mg 13mg Chicken feet
Iron 0.91mg 1.46mg Chicken thigh
Magnesium 5mg 26mg Chicken thigh
Phosphorus 83mg 199mg Chicken thigh
Potassium 31mg 259mg Chicken thigh
Sodium 67mg 95mg Chicken feet
Zinc 0.69mg 2.79mg Chicken thigh
Copper 0.102mg 0.09mg Chicken feet
Manganese 0.027mg Chicken thigh
Selenium 3.6µg 20.5µg Chicken thigh
Vitamin A 100IU 70IU Chicken feet
Vitamin A RAE 30µg Chicken feet
Vitamin E 0.27mg Chicken feet
Vitamin D 8IU 8IU
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.2µg
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.088mg Chicken thigh
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.255mg Chicken thigh
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 7.12mg Chicken thigh
Vitamin B5 1.285mg Chicken thigh
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0.38mg Chicken thigh
Folate 86µg 9µg Chicken feet
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 0.33µg Chicken feet
Choline 13.3mg Chicken feet
Vitamin K 0.2µg Chicken feet
Tryptophan 0.329mg Chicken thigh
Threonine 1.188mg Chicken thigh
Isoleucine 1.486mg Chicken thigh
Leucine 2.115mg Chicken thigh
Lysine 2.384mg Chicken thigh
Methionine 0.778mg Chicken thigh
Phenylalanine 1.121mg Chicken thigh
Valine 1.397mg Chicken thigh
Histidine 0.874mg Chicken thigh
Cholesterol 84mg 102mg Chicken feet
Saturated Fat 3.92g 2.78g Chicken thigh
Omega-3 - DHA 0.043g 0.05g Chicken thigh
Omega-3 - EPA 0.014g 0.01g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g 0.03g Chicken thigh
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g 3.82g Chicken feet
Polyunsaturated fat 2.98g 2.43g Chicken feet

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken feet Chicken thigh
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Chicken feet
34%
Chicken thigh
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Chicken feet
42%
Chicken thigh

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.14g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicken feet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171119/nutrients
  2. Chicken thigh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172387/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.