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Chinese cuisine vs. Frog legs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chinese cuisine and Frog legs

  • Chinese cuisine has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Folate, while Frog legs has more Copper, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1.
  • Chinese cuisine covers your daily need of Vitamin K 43% more than Frog legs.
  • The amount of Sodium in Frog legs are lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Restaurant, Chinese, beef and vegetables 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Iron +35.1%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.4%
Contains more Potassium +39.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.8%
Contains more Copper +410.2%
Contains more Selenium +110.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 42% 11% 33% 18% 54% 41% 17% 20% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84% 0% 77%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Iron +35.1%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.4%
Contains more Potassium +39.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.8%
Contains more Copper +410.2%
Contains more Selenium +110.4%

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 +2424%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.2%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +51200%
Contains more Vitamin E +22%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +324.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +354.5%
Contains more Choline +88.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 76% 17% 3% 39% 9% 13% 25% 27% 38% 34% 60% 19% 129%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 20% 6% 0% 35% 58% 23% 0% 28% 12% 50% 36% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2424%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.2%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +51200%
Contains more Vitamin E +22%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +324.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +354.5%
Contains more Choline +88.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +1666.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +131.6%
Equal in Water - 81.9
Equal in Other - 1.4
7% 5% 7% 79%
Protein: 7.08 g
Fats: 5.3 g
Carbs: 7.29 g
Water: 78.82 g
Other: 1.51 g
16% 82%
Protein: 16.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 81.9 g
Other: 1.4 g
Contains more Fats +1666.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +131.6%
Equal in Water - 81.9
Equal in Other - 1.4

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2196.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1988.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.2%
23% 28% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.978 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.217 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.13 g
33% 23% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.076 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.053 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2196.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1988.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cuisine Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 5.79g 0g Chinese cuisine
Protein 7.08g 16.4g Frog legs
Fats 5.3g 0.3g Chinese cuisine
Carbs 7.29g 0g Chinese cuisine
Calories 105kcal 73kcal Chinese cuisine
Starch 1.82g Chinese cuisine
Fructose 0.55g Chinese cuisine
Sugar 2.41g 0g Frog legs
Fiber 1.5g 0g Chinese cuisine
Calcium 22mg 18mg Chinese cuisine
Iron 1.11mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Magnesium 15mg 20mg Frog legs
Phosphorus 76mg 147mg Frog legs
Potassium 204mg 285mg Frog legs
Sodium 409mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 1.5mg 1mg Chinese cuisine
Copper 0.049mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Manganese 0.147mg Chinese cuisine
Selenium 6.7µg 14.1µg Frog legs
Vitamin A 1262IU 50IU Chinese cuisine
Vitamin A RAE 63µg 15µg Chinese cuisine
Vitamin E 0.82mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 3IU 8IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.2µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 11.6mg 0mg Chinese cuisine
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.32mg 1.2mg Chinese cuisine
Vitamin B5 0.443mg Chinese cuisine
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 0.12mg Chinese cuisine
Folate 45µg 15µg Chinese cuisine
Vitamin B12 0.48µg 0.4µg Chinese cuisine
Choline 34.5mg 65mg Frog legs
Vitamin K 51.3µg 0.1µg Chinese cuisine
Tryptophan 0.083mg Chinese cuisine
Threonine 0.313mg Chinese cuisine
Isoleucine 0.314mg Chinese cuisine
Leucine 0.525mg Chinese cuisine
Lysine 0.552mg Chinese cuisine
Methionine 0.158mg Chinese cuisine
Phenylalanine 0.317mg Chinese cuisine
Valine 0.327mg Chinese cuisine
Histidine 0.207mg Chinese cuisine
Cholesterol 14mg 50mg Chinese cuisine
Trans Fat 0.058g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.978g 0.076g Frog legs
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0.02g Frog legs
Omega-3 - EPA 0.004g 0.014g Frog legs
Omega-3 - DPA 0.005g 0.007g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 1.217g 0.053g Chinese cuisine
Polyunsaturated fat 2.13g 0.102g Chinese cuisine
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Chinese cuisine
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.803g Chinese cuisine
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Chinese cuisine
Omega-3 - ALA 0.264g Chinese cuisine
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.004g Chinese cuisine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese cuisine Frog legs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
37%
Chinese cuisine
21%
Frog legs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
28%
Chinese cuisine
36%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 351mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.902g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chinese cuisine
Chinese cuisine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese cuisine
Chinese cuisine is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Chinese cuisine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168072/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.

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