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Sardine vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sardine and Frog legs different?

  • Sardine is higher than Frog legs in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin D, Vitamin B3, and Iron.
  • Sardine covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 356% more than Frog legs.
  • Sardine contains 24 times more Vitamin D than Frog legs. Sardine contains 193IU of Vitamin D, while Frog legs contain 8IU.
  • Frog legs are lower in Saturated Fat.

Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone and Frog legs, raw types were used in this article.

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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 +2022.2%
Contains more Iron +94.7%
Contains more Magnesium +95%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +39.3%
Contains more Zinc +31%
Contains less Sodium -81.1%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Calcium +2022.2%
Contains more Iron +94.7%
Contains more Magnesium +95%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +39.3%
Contains more Zinc +31%
Contains less Sodium -81.1%
Contains more Copper +34.4%

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 +116%
Contains more Vitamin E +104%
Contains more Vitamin D +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +337.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2135%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 7%
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 +116%
Contains more Vitamin E +104%
Contains more Vitamin D +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +337.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2135%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +50%

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.
Sardine 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 Sardine Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.62g 16.4g Sardine
Fats 11.45g 0.3g Sardine
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 208kcal 73kcal Sardine
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 382mg 18mg Sardine
Iron 2.92mg 1.5mg Sardine
Magnesium 39mg 20mg Sardine
Phosphorus 490mg 147mg Sardine
Potassium 397mg 285mg Sardine
Sodium 307mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 1.31mg 1mg Sardine
Copper 0.186mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 108IU 50IU Sardine
Vitamin E 2.04mg 1mg Sardine
Vitamin D 193IU 8IU Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8µg 0.2µg Sardine
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 5.245mg 1.2mg Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.642mg mg Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.167mg 0.12mg Sardine
Folate 10µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 8.94µg 0.4µg Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6µg 0.1µg Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276mg mg Sardine
Threonine 1.079mg mg Sardine
Isoleucine 1.134mg mg Sardine
Leucine 2.001mg mg Sardine
Lysine 2.26mg mg Sardine
Methionine 0.729mg mg Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961mg mg Sardine
Valine 1.268mg mg Sardine
Histidine 0.725mg mg Sardine
Cholesterol 142mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.528g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869g 0.053g Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148g 0.102g Sardine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sardine 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
131
Sardine
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
79
Sardine
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
148%
Sardine
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
0%
Frog legs
Fats
53%
Sardine
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 249mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 92mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.452g)
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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.