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Mackerel vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Mackerel and Frog legs

  • Mackerel is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3, while Frog legs are higher in Copper.
  • Mackerel covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 483% more than Frog legs.
  • Mackerel has 126 times more Vitamin D than Frog legs. Mackerel has 1006IU of Vitamin D, while Frog legs have 8IU.
  • Frog legs are lower in Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, mackerel, salted 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 Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.8%
Contains more Potassium +82.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Copper +150%
Equal in Iron - 1.5
Equal in Zinc - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.8%
Contains more Potassium +82.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Copper +150%
Equal in Iron - 1.5
Equal in Zinc - 1

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 +214%
Contains more Vitamin E +138%
Contains more Vitamin D +12500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.6%
Equal in Folate - 15
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 48% 756% 0% 5% 44% 62% 0% 95% 12% 1500% 20%
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 +214%
Contains more Vitamin E +138%
Contains more Vitamin D +12500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.6%
Equal in Folate - 15

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.
Mackerel Frog legs
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mackerel Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 18.5g 16.4g Mackerel
Fats 25.1g 0.3g Mackerel
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 305kcal 73kcal Mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 66mg 18mg Mackerel
Iron 1.4mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Magnesium 60mg 20mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 254mg 147mg Mackerel
Potassium 520mg 285mg Mackerel
Sodium 4450mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 1.1mg 1mg Mackerel
Copper 0.1mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 157IU 50IU Mackerel
Vitamin E 2.38mg 1mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 1006IU 8IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2µg 0.2µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 1.2mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.41mg 0.12mg Mackerel
Folate 15µg 15µg
Vitamin B12 12µg 0.4µg Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8µg 0.1µg Mackerel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 95mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.148g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32g 0.053g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 0.102g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mackerel 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
212
Mackerel
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
114
Mackerel
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
111%
Mackerel
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Mackerel
0%
Frog legs
Fats
116%
Mackerel
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 4392mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.072g)
Which food is cheaper?
Frog legs
Frog legs is cheaper (difference - $4.5)
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)

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. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168149/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.