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Frog legs vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Frog legs and Duck meat

  • Duck meat is richer than Frog legs in Vitamin B3, Iron, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin A, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Duck meat covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 48% more than Frog legs.
  • Frog legs are lower in Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Frog legs, raw and Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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 +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +39.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +10.1%
Contains more Iron +80%
Contains more Zinc +86%
Equal in Copper - 0.227
Equal in Phosphorus - 156
Equal in Sodium - 59
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 4% 18% 12% 76% 51% 67% 8%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +39.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +10.1%
Contains more Iron +80%
Contains more Zinc +86%
Equal in Copper - 0.227
Equal in Phosphorus - 156
Equal in Sodium - 59

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 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +320%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +5000%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.269
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% 13% 14% 3% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 38% 13% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +320%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +5000%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.269

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
32
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
42
Duck meat

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
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Duck meat
Fats
1%
Frog legs
131%
Duck meat

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 Duck meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Frog legs Duck meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 34mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.594g)
Which food is cheaper?
Duck meat
Duck meat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Duck meat Opinion
Calories 73 337 Duck meat
Protein 16.4 18.99 Duck meat
Fats 0.3 28.35 Duck meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 50 84 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 3 Frog legs
Iron 1.5 2.7 Duck meat
Calcium 18 11 Frog legs
Potassium 285 204 Frog legs
Magnesium 20 16 Frog legs
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.227 Frog legs
Zinc 1 1.86 Duck meat
Starch
Phosphorus 147 156 Duck meat
Sodium 58 59 Frog legs
Vitamin A 50 210 Duck meat
Vitamin E 1 0.7 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 0.1 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.174 Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.269 Duck meat
Vitamin B3 1.2 4.825 Duck meat
Vitamin B5 1.098 Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.18 Duck meat
Vitamin B12 0.4 0.3 Frog legs
Vitamin K 0.1 5.1 Duck meat
Folate 15 6 Frog legs
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.076 9.67 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 12.9 Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 3.65 Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232 Duck meat
Threonine 0.773 Duck meat
Isoleucine 0.872 Duck meat
Leucine 1.465 Duck meat
Lysine 1.486 Duck meat
Methionine 0.475 Duck meat
Phenylalanine 0.752 Duck meat
Valine 0.938 Duck meat
Histidine 0.462 Duck meat
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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. Frog legs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168148/nutrients
  2. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.