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Frog legs vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Frog legs and Mackerel

  • Frog legs are richer in Copper, while Mackerel is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3.
  • Mackerel covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 483% more than Frog legs.
  • Frog legs have 3 times more Copper than Mackerel. Frog legs have 0.25mg of Copper, while Mackerel has 0.1mg.
  • Frog legs are lower in Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Frog legs, raw and Fish, mackerel, salted.

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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 Copper +150%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +82.5%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.8%
Equal in Iron - 1.4
Equal in Zinc - 1.1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 20% 46% 43% 34% 30% 109% 581%
Contains more Copper +150%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +82.5%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.8%
Equal in Iron - 1.4
Equal in Zinc - 1.1

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 B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +214%
Contains more Vitamin E +138%
Contains more Vitamin D +12500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Equal in Folate - 15
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% 10% 48% 756% 5% 44% 62% 0% 95% 1500% 20% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +214%
Contains more Vitamin E +138%
Contains more Vitamin D +12500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Equal in Folate - 15

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 Mackerel
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Mackerel Opinion
Calories 73kcal 305kcal Mackerel
Protein 16.4g 18.5g Mackerel
Fats 0.3g 25.1g Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0g 0g
Carbs 0g 0g
Cholesterol 50mg 95mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 1006IU Mackerel
Iron 1.5mg 1.4mg Frog legs
Calcium 18mg 66mg Mackerel
Potassium 285mg 520mg Mackerel
Magnesium 20mg 60mg Mackerel
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.25mg 0.1mg Frog legs
Zinc 1mg 1.1mg Mackerel
Starch g g
Phosphorus 147mg 254mg Mackerel
Sodium 58mg 4450mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 157IU Mackerel
Vitamin E 1mg 2.38mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 0.2µg 25.2µg Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.02mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.19mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 3.3mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.41mg Mackerel
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 12µg Mackerel
Vitamin K 0.1µg 7.8µg Mackerel
Folate 15µg 15µg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.076g 7.148g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 8.32g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 6.21g Mackerel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Mackerel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
212
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
114
Mackerel

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
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Mackerel
Fats
1%
Frog legs
116%
Mackerel

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 45mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 4392mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.072g)
Which food is cheaper?
Frog legs
Frog legs is cheaper (difference - $4.5)
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)

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. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168149/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.