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Frog legs vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Frog legs and Foie gras

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Selenium, Iron, Copper, Folate, and Vitamin B3 than Frog legs.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 375% more.
  • Frog legs contain less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Frog legs, raw and Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked.

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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 Potassium +106.5%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Iron +266.7%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.92
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 207% 22% 13% 10% 134% 26% 86% 91%
Contains more Potassium +106.5%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Iron +266.7%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.92

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 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +6566%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2250%
Contains more Folate +300%
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 7% 200% 0% 0% 22% 69% 48% 72% 14% 1175% 0% 45%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +6566%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2250%
Contains more Folate +300%

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
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
73
Foie gras

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
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
5%
Foie gras
Fats
1%
Frog legs
202%
Foie gras

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 Foie gras
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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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 - 100mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 639mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.374g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Foie gras
Foie gras is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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 Foie gras Opinion
Calories 73 462 Foie gras
Protein 16.4 11.4 Frog legs
Fats 0.3 43.84 Foie gras
Vitamin C 0 2 Foie gras
Carbs 0 4.67 Foie gras
Cholesterol 50 150 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 Frog legs
Iron 1.5 5.5 Foie gras
Calcium 18 70 Foie gras
Potassium 285 138 Frog legs
Magnesium 20 13 Frog legs
Sugar 0 Foie gras
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.4 Foie gras
Zinc 1 0.92 Frog legs
Starch
Phosphorus 147 200 Foie gras
Sodium 58 697 Frog legs
Vitamin A 50 3333 Foie gras
Vitamin E 1 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.088 Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.299 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 1.2 2.51 Foie gras
Vitamin B5 1.2 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.06 Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4 9.4 Foie gras
Vitamin K 0.1 Frog legs
Folate 15 60 Foie gras
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.076 14.45 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 25.61 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 0.84 Foie gras
Tryptophan 0.161 Foie gras
Threonine 0.507 Foie gras
Isoleucine 0.606 Foie gras
Leucine 1.029 Foie gras
Lysine 0.863 Foie gras
Methionine 0.27 Foie gras
Phenylalanine 0.567 Foie gras
Valine 0.719 Foie gras
Histidine 0.303 Foie gras
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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. Foie gras - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171100/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.