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Frog legs vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Frog legs and Chorizo different?

  • Frog legs are higher in Copper, however Chorizo is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Zinc and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Chorizo is 72% higher.
  • Frog legs contain 3 times more Copper than Chorizo. While Frog legs contain 0.25mg of Copper, Chorizo contains only 0.08mg.
  • Frog legs have less Cholesterol.

Frog legs, raw and Chorizo, pork and beef are the varieties 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
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Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Potassium +39.6%
Contains more Zinc +241%
Equal in Iron - 1.59
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 150
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 3% 36% 13% 27% 93% 65% 162%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Potassium +39.6%
Contains more Zinc +241%
Equal in Iron - 1.59
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 150

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +354.5%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin D +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +327.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +341.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +400%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 45% 158% 70% 97% 68% 123% 251% 4% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +354.5%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin D +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +327.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +341.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +400%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
19
Frog legs
68
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
57
Chorizo

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 the food
Protein
98%
Frog legs
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
2%
Chorizo
Fats
1%
Frog legs
177%
Chorizo

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Frog legs Chorizo
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Chorizo
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
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 - 38mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 1177mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.304g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Frog legs Chorizo Opinion
Calories 73 455 Chorizo
Protein 16.4 24.1 Chorizo
Fats 0.3 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.86 Chorizo
Cholesterol 50 88 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 61 Chorizo
Iron 1.5 1.59 Chorizo
Calcium 18 8 Frog legs
Potassium 285 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 20 18 Frog legs
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.08 Frog legs
Zinc 1 3.41 Chorizo
Starch
Phosphorus 147 150 Chorizo
Sodium 58 1235 Frog legs
Vitamin A 50 0 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 0.22 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.3 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 1.2 5.131 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.53 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 0.4 2 Chorizo
Vitamin K 0.1 1.6 Chorizo
Folate 15 2 Frog legs
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.076 14.38 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 Chorizo
Lysine 2.414 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 Chorizo
Phenylalanine 1.149 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 Chorizo
Histidine 0.721 Chorizo
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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 of 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. Chorizo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173859/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.