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Foie gras vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Foie gras and Frog legs

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Selenium, Iron, Copper, Folate, and Vitamin B3 than Frog legs.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 375% more.
  • Foie gras contains 190 times more Saturated Fat than Frog legs. Foie gras contains 14.45g of Saturated Fat, while Frog legs contain 0.076g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked 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
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Contains more Iron +266.7%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.1%
Contains more Potassium +106.5%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Equal in Zinc - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 207% 22% 13% 10% 134% 26% 86% 91%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Contains more Iron +266.7%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.1%
Contains more Potassium +106.5%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +6566%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2250%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 200% 0% 0% 22% 69% 48% 72% 14% 1175% 0% 45%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 20% 6% 35% 58% 23% 0% 28% 50% 1% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +6566%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2250%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%

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
138
Foie gras
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
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
68%
Foie gras
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Frog legs
Fats
202%
Foie gras
1%
Frog legs

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

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 100mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 639mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.374g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Foie gras
Foie gras is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Frog legs Opinion
Calories 462 73 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 16.4 Frog legs
Fats 43.84 0.3 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 0 Foie gras
Carbs 4.67 0 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 50 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 Frog legs
Iron 5.5 1.5 Foie gras
Calcium 70 18 Foie gras
Potassium 138 285 Frog legs
Magnesium 13 20 Frog legs
Sugar 0 Foie gras
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.25 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 1 Frog legs
Starch
Phosphorus 200 147 Foie gras
Sodium 697 58 Frog legs
Vitamin A 3333 50 Foie gras
Vitamin E 1 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.14 Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.25 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51 1.2 Foie gras
Vitamin B5 1.2 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.12 Frog legs
Vitamin B12 9.4 0.4 Foie gras
Vitamin K 0.1 Frog legs
Folate 60 15 Foie gras
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.45 0.076 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 0.053 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 0.102 Foie gras
Tryptophan 0.161 Foie gras
Threonine 0.507 Foie gras
Isoleucine 0.606 Foie gras
Leucine 1.029 Foie gras
Lysine 0.863 Foie gras
Methionine 0.27 Foie gras
Phenylalanine 0.567 Foie gras
Valine 0.719 Foie gras
Histidine 0.303 Foie gras
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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. Foie gras - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171100/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.