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Frog legs vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Frog legs and Barbecue chicken

  • Frog legs are higher in Copper, Vitamin B1, and Iron, however Barbecue chicken is richer in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Barbecue chicken's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 28% higher.
  • Frog legs have 3 times more Copper than Barbecue chicken. While Frog legs have 0.25mg of Copper, Barbecue chicken has only 0.077mg.
  • Frog legs have less Cholesterol.

The food types used in this comparison are Frog legs, raw and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin.

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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 +12.5%
Contains more Iron +57.9%
Contains more Potassium +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -82.7%
Contains more Copper +224.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.3%
Contains more Zinc +78%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +57.9%
Contains more Potassium +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -82.7%
Contains more Copper +224.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.3%
Contains more Zinc +78%
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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 E +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +34%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +377.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.227
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +34%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +377.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.227

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Barbecue chicken Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Protein 16.4g 22.51g Barbecue chicken
Fats 0.3g 15.08g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Calories 73kcal 226kcal Barbecue chicken
Starch g 0g Barbecue chicken
Fructose g 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0g 0.12g Frog legs
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 16mg Frog legs
Iron 1.5mg 0.95mg Frog legs
Magnesium 20mg 21mg Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 147mg 218mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 285mg 255mg Frog legs
Sodium 58mg 335mg Frog legs
Zinc 1mg 1.78mg Barbecue chicken
Copper 0.25mg 0.077mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 67IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 1mg 0.46mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 0IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.055mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.227mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 5.732mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 mg 0.152mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.191mg Barbecue chicken
Folate 15µg 8µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 0.47µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0µg Frog legs
Tryptophan mg 0.173mg Barbecue chicken
Threonine mg 0.657mg Barbecue chicken
Isoleucine mg 0.853mg Barbecue chicken
Leucine mg 1.549mg Barbecue chicken
Lysine mg 1.75mg Barbecue chicken
Methionine mg 0.565mg Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine mg 0.69mg Barbecue chicken
Valine mg 0.935mg Barbecue chicken
Histidine mg 0.592mg Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 50mg 127mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g 0.078g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076g 3.927g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 6.446g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 2.038g Barbecue chicken

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Frog legs Barbecue chicken
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Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
19
Frog legs
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
36
Barbecue chicken

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
98%
Frog legs
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
1%
Frog legs
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 277mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 77mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.851g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken 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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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. Frog legs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168148/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.