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

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What are the main differences between Chicken feet and Chicken thigh raw?

  • Chicken feet is richer in Folate, Calcium, and Copper, yet Chicken thigh raw is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Choline, and Zinc.
  • Chicken thigh raw's daily need coverage for Selenium is 28% higher.
  • Chicken feet has 29 times more Folate than Chicken thigh raw. Chicken feet has 86µg of Folate, while Chicken thigh raw has 3µg.

We used Chicken, feet, boiled and Chicken, broilers or fryers, thigh, meat and skin, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +1157.1%
Contains more Iron +33.8%
Contains less Sodium -17.3%
Contains more Copper +88.9%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.2%
Contains more Potassium +558.1%
Contains more Zinc +87%
Contains more Selenium +425%
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 3% 26% 13% 68% 18% 11% 36% 18% 2% 104%
Contains more Calcium +1157.1%
Contains more Iron +33.8%
Contains less Sodium -17.3%
Contains more Copper +88.9%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.2%
Contains more Potassium +558.1%
Contains more Zinc +87%
Contains more Selenium +425%

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 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.9%
Contains more Folate +2766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1056.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3370%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.9%
Contains more Choline +243.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +950%
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% 5% 3% 0% 19% 34% 87% 12% 81% 3% 78% 25% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.9%
Contains more Folate +2766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1056.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3370%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.9%
Contains more Choline +243.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +950%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +17.4%
Contains more Fats +13.8%
Contains more Carbs +25%
Contains more Other +∞%
Equal in Water - 66.47
19% 15% 66%
Protein: 19.4 g
Fats: 14.6 g
Carbs: 0.2 g
Water: 65.8 g
Other: 0 g
17% 17% 66%
Protein: 16.52 g
Fats: 16.61 g
Carbs: 0.25 g
Water: 66.47 g
Other: 0.15 g
Contains more Protein +17.4%
Contains more Fats +13.8%
Contains more Carbs +25%
Contains more Other +∞%
Equal in Water - 66.47

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -13.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +26.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +16.3%
32% 44% 24%
Saturated Fat: 3.92 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.5 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.98 g
30% 46% 23%
Saturated Fat: 4.524 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.94 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.467 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -13.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +26.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +16.3%

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 raw
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken feet Chicken thigh raw Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 0.25g Chicken thigh raw
Protein 19.4g 16.52g Chicken feet
Fats 14.6g 16.61g Chicken thigh raw
Carbs 0.2g 0.25g Chicken thigh raw
Calories 215kcal 221kcal Chicken thigh raw
Calcium 88mg 7mg Chicken feet
Iron 0.91mg 0.68mg Chicken feet
Magnesium 5mg 18mg Chicken thigh raw
Phosphorus 83mg 157mg Chicken thigh raw
Potassium 31mg 204mg Chicken thigh raw
Sodium 67mg 81mg Chicken feet
Zinc 0.69mg 1.29mg Chicken thigh raw
Copper 0.102mg 0.054mg Chicken feet
Manganese 0.013mg Chicken thigh raw
Selenium 3.6µg 18.9µg Chicken thigh raw
Vitamin A 100IU 78IU Chicken feet
Vitamin A RAE 30µg 23µg Chicken feet
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.21mg Chicken feet
Vitamin D 8IU 3IU Chicken feet
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Chicken feet
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.073mg Chicken thigh raw
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.145mg Chicken feet
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 4.625mg Chicken thigh raw
Vitamin B5 0.19mg Chicken thigh raw
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0.347mg Chicken thigh raw
Folate 86µg 3µg Chicken feet
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 0.62µg Chicken thigh raw
Choline 13.3mg 45.7mg Chicken thigh raw
Vitamin K 0.2µg 2.1µg Chicken thigh raw
Tryptophan 0.167mg Chicken thigh raw
Threonine 0.735mg Chicken thigh raw
Isoleucine 0.731mg Chicken thigh raw
Leucine 1.318mg Chicken thigh raw
Lysine 1.448mg Chicken thigh raw
Methionine 0.438mg Chicken thigh raw
Phenylalanine 0.632mg Chicken thigh raw
Valine 0.764mg Chicken thigh raw
Histidine 0.465mg Chicken thigh raw
Cholesterol 84mg 98mg Chicken feet
Trans Fat 0.085g Chicken feet
Saturated Fat 3.92g 4.524g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - DHA 0.043g 0.007g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - EPA 0.014g 0.004g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g 0.01g Chicken feet
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g 6.94g Chicken thigh raw
Polyunsaturated fat 2.98g 3.467g Chicken thigh raw
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.021g Chicken thigh raw
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 3.05g Chicken thigh raw
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.018g Chicken thigh raw
Omega-3 - ALA 0.144g Chicken thigh raw
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Chicken thigh raw
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.034g Chicken thigh raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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
27%
Chicken thigh raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Chicken feet
29%
Chicken thigh raw

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken thigh raw
Chicken thigh raw is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.604g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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 raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172385/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.