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Chicken feet vs. Pork leg — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chicken feet and Pork leg

  • Chicken feet has more Folate, and Calcium, however, Pork leg is higher in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Pork leg covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 56% more than Chicken feet.
  • Chicken feet has 18 times more Calcium than Pork leg. While Chicken feet has 88mg of Calcium, Pork leg has only 5mg.
  • Chicken feet has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chicken, feet, boiled and Pork, fresh, leg (ham), whole, separable lean and fat, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +1660%
Contains more Copper +56.9%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +139.8%
Contains more Potassium +916.1%
Contains less Sodium -29.9%
Contains more Zinc +179.7%
Contains more Selenium +716.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.85
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 2% 32% 15% 86% 28% 7% 53% 22% 3% 161%
Contains more Calcium +1660%
Contains more Copper +56.9%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +139.8%
Contains more Potassium +916.1%
Contains less Sodium -29.9%
Contains more Zinc +179.7%
Contains more Selenium +716.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.85

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 +1328.6%
Contains more Folate +1128.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1043.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3910%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 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 1% 0% 15% 3% 185% 47% 86% 42% 93% 6% 79% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1328.6%
Contains more Folate +1128.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1043.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3910%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +11.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Fats +29.2%
Contains more Other +∞%
Equal in Water - 62.47
19% 15% 66%
Protein: 19.4 g
Fats: 14.6 g
Carbs: 0.2 g
Water: 65.8 g
Other: 0 g
17% 19% 62%
Protein: 17.43 g
Fats: 18.87 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.47 g
Other: 1.23 g
Contains more Protein +11.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Fats +29.2%
Contains more Other +∞%
Equal in Water - 62.47

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +48.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +52.4%
32% 44% 24%
Saturated Fat: 3.92 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.5 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.98 g
39% 49% 12%
Saturated Fat: 6.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.01 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +48.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +52.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken feet Pork leg Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 0g Chicken feet
Protein 19.4g 17.43g Chicken feet
Fats 14.6g 18.87g Pork leg
Carbs 0.2g 0g Chicken feet
Calories 215kcal 245kcal Pork leg
Calcium 88mg 5mg Chicken feet
Iron 0.91mg 0.85mg Chicken feet
Magnesium 5mg 20mg Pork leg
Phosphorus 83mg 199mg Pork leg
Potassium 31mg 315mg Pork leg
Sodium 67mg 47mg Pork leg
Zinc 0.69mg 1.93mg Pork leg
Copper 0.102mg 0.065mg Chicken feet
Manganese 0.023mg Pork leg
Selenium 3.6µg 29.4µg Pork leg
Vitamin A 100IU 7IU Chicken feet
Vitamin A RAE 30µg 0µg Chicken feet
Vitamin E 0.27mg Chicken feet
Vitamin D 8IU 20IU Pork leg
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.5µg Pork leg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Pork leg
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.736mg Pork leg
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.2mg
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 4.574mg Pork leg
Vitamin B5 0.685mg Pork leg
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0.401mg Pork leg
Folate 86µg 7µg Chicken feet
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 0.63µg Pork leg
Choline 13.3mg Chicken feet
Vitamin K 0.2µg Chicken feet
Tryptophan 0.208mg Pork leg
Threonine 0.776mg Pork leg
Isoleucine 0.787mg Pork leg
Leucine 1.376mg Pork leg
Lysine 1.55mg Pork leg
Methionine 0.444mg Pork leg
Phenylalanine 0.689mg Pork leg
Valine 0.931mg Pork leg
Histidine 0.659mg Pork leg
Cholesterol 84mg 73mg Pork leg
Saturated Fat 3.92g 6.54g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - DHA 0.043g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - EPA 0.014g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g Chicken feet
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g 8.38g Pork leg
Polyunsaturated fat 2.98g 2.01g Chicken feet

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken feet Pork leg
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
42%
Pork leg
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Chicken feet
40%
Pork leg

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork leg
Pork leg is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork leg
Pork leg contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork leg
Pork leg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.62g)
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 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

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. Pork leg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168222/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.