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

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 Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.3%
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 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 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.3%
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

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Duck meat
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 34mg)
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.

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.