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Duck meat vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Duck meat and Frog legs

  • Duck meat is richer than Frog legs in Vitamin B3, Iron, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin A RAE, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Duck meat covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 48% more than Frog legs.
  • Duck meat has 243 times more Monounsaturated Fat than Frog legs. Duck meat has 12.9g of Monounsaturated Fat, while Frog legs have 0.053g.
  • Frog legs are lower in Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted 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 Iron +80%
Contains more Zinc +86%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +39.7%
Contains more Copper +10.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 147
Equal in Sodium - 58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Iron +80%
Contains more Zinc +86%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +39.7%
Contains more Copper +10.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 147
Equal in Sodium - 58

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 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +5000%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
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 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +5000%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25

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.
Duck meat Frog legs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Duck meat Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 18.99g 16.4g Duck meat
Fats 28.35g 0.3g Duck meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 337kcal 73kcal Duck meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 18mg Frog legs
Iron 2.7mg 1.5mg Duck meat
Magnesium 16mg 20mg Frog legs
Phosphorus 156mg 147mg Duck meat
Potassium 204mg 285mg Frog legs
Sodium 59mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 1.86mg 1mg Duck meat
Copper 0.227mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 210IU 50IU Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 3IU 8IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.2µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.174mg 0.14mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.269mg 0.25mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825mg 1.2mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 1.098mg mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.12mg Duck meat
Folate 6µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 0.4µg Frog legs
Vitamin K 5.1µg 0.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg mg Duck meat
Threonine 0.773mg mg Duck meat
Isoleucine 0.872mg mg Duck meat
Leucine 1.465mg mg Duck meat
Lysine 1.486mg mg Duck meat
Methionine 0.475mg mg Duck meat
Phenylalanine 0.752mg mg Duck meat
Valine 0.938mg mg Duck meat
Histidine 0.462mg mg Duck meat
Cholesterol 84mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.67g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9g 0.053g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65g 0.102g Duck meat

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Duck meat Frog legs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
32
Duck meat
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
42
Duck meat
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
114%
Duck meat
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
0%
Frog legs
Fats
131%
Duck meat
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.594g)
Which food is cheaper?
Duck meat
Duck meat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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 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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.