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Frog legs vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Frog legs and Sardine different?

  • Sardine is higher than Frog legs in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin D, Vitamin B3, and Iron.
  • Sardine covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 356% more than Frog legs.
  • Frog legs are lower in Cholesterol.

Frog legs, raw and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone types were 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
Contains less Sodium -81.1%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Calcium +2022.2%
Contains more Iron +94.7%
Contains more Magnesium +95%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +39.3%
Contains more Zinc +31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62%
Contains less Sodium -81.1%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Calcium +2022.2%
Contains more Iron +94.7%
Contains more Magnesium +95%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +39.3%
Contains more Zinc +31%

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 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +116%
Contains more Vitamin E +104%
Contains more Vitamin D +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +337.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2135%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
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 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +116%
Contains more Vitamin E +104%
Contains more Vitamin D +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +337.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2135%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
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 Sardine
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Sardine Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 16.4g 24.62g Sardine
Fats 0.3g 11.45g Sardine
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 73kcal 208kcal Sardine
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 382mg Sardine
Iron 1.5mg 2.92mg Sardine
Magnesium 20mg 39mg Sardine
Phosphorus 147mg 490mg Sardine
Potassium 285mg 397mg Sardine
Sodium 58mg 307mg Frog legs
Zinc 1mg 1.31mg Sardine
Copper 0.25mg 0.186mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 108IU Sardine
Vitamin E 1mg 2.04mg Sardine
Vitamin D 8IU 193IU Sardine
Vitamin D 0.2µg 4.8µg Sardine
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.08mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.227mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 5.245mg Sardine
Vitamin B5 mg 0.642mg Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.167mg Sardine
Folate 15µg 10µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 8.94µg Sardine
Vitamin K 0.1µg 2.6µg Sardine
Tryptophan mg 0.276mg Sardine
Threonine mg 1.079mg Sardine
Isoleucine mg 1.134mg Sardine
Leucine mg 2.001mg Sardine
Lysine mg 2.26mg Sardine
Methionine mg 0.729mg Sardine
Phenylalanine mg 0.961mg Sardine
Valine mg 1.268mg Sardine
Histidine mg 0.725mg Sardine
Cholesterol 50mg 142mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.076g 1.528g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 3.869g Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 5.148g Sardine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Sardine
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
131
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
79
Sardine

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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Sardine
Fats
1%
Frog legs
53%
Sardine

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 249mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 92mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.452g)
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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.