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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 RAE, 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 Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +106.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Iron +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.1%
Contains more Copper +60%
Equal in Zinc - 0.92
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +106.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Iron +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.1%
Contains more Copper +60%
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 A +6566%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.2%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2250%
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 200% 0% 0% 7% 22% 69% 48% 72% 14% 45% 1175% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +6566%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.2%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2250%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Foie gras Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Protein 16.4g 11.4g Frog legs
Fats 0.3g 43.84g Foie gras
Carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Calories 73kcal 462kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 70mg Foie gras
Iron 1.5mg 5.5mg Foie gras
Magnesium 20mg 13mg Frog legs
Phosphorus 147mg 200mg Foie gras
Potassium 285mg 138mg Frog legs
Sodium 58mg 697mg Frog legs
Zinc 1mg 0.92mg Frog legs
Copper 0.25mg 0.4mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 50IU 3333IU Foie gras
Vitamin E 1mg mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.088mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.299mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 2.51mg Foie gras
Vitamin B5 mg 1.2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.06mg Frog legs
Folate 15µg 60µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 9.4µg Foie gras
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Frog legs
Tryptophan mg 0.161mg Foie gras
Threonine mg 0.507mg Foie gras
Isoleucine mg 0.606mg Foie gras
Leucine mg 1.029mg Foie gras
Lysine mg 0.863mg Foie gras
Methionine mg 0.27mg Foie gras
Phenylalanine mg 0.567mg Foie gras
Valine mg 0.719mg Foie gras
Histidine mg 0.303mg Foie gras
Cholesterol 50mg 150mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.076g 14.45g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 25.61g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 0.84g Foie gras

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Frog legs Foie gras
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 639mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 100mg)
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.

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.