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Frog legs vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Frog legs and Italian sausage?

  • Frog legs are richer in Copper, yet Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Zinc.
  • Italian sausage's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 56% higher.
  • Frog legs have 3 times more Copper than Italian sausage. Frog legs have 0.25mg of Copper, while Italian sausage has 0.08mg.
  • Frog legs contain less Cholesterol.

We used Frog legs, raw and Sausage, Italian, pork, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +27.1%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains more Zinc +79%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 142
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
Contains more Iron +27.1%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains more Zinc +79%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 142

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +305.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +127.5%
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 0% 0% 0% 7% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 6% 114% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +305.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +127.5%

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 Italian sausage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Italian sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage
Protein 16.4g 14.25g Frog legs
Fats 0.3g 31.33g Italian sausage
Carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage
Calories 73kcal 346kcal Italian sausage
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Italian sausage
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 18mg
Iron 1.5mg 1.18mg Frog legs
Magnesium 20mg 14mg Frog legs
Phosphorus 147mg 142mg Frog legs
Potassium 285mg 253mg Frog legs
Sodium 58mg 731mg Frog legs
Zinc 1mg 1.79mg Italian sausage
Copper 0.25mg 0.08mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.568mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.168mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 3.25mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B5 mg 0.51mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.3mg Italian sausage
Folate 15µg 8µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 0.91µg Italian sausage
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Frog legs
Tryptophan mg 0.114mg Italian sausage
Threonine mg 0.563mg Italian sausage
Isoleucine mg 0.52mg Italian sausage
Leucine mg 0.956mg Italian sausage
Lysine mg 1.083mg Italian sausage
Methionine mg 0.346mg Italian sausage
Phenylalanine mg 0.477mg Italian sausage
Valine mg 0.572mg Italian sausage
Histidine mg 0.411mg Italian sausage
Cholesterol 50mg 76mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.076g 11.27g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 14.34g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 4.03g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Italian sausage
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
39
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
39
Italian sausage

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
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
1%
Frog legs
145%
Italian sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 673mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.194g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Frog legs
Frog legs is relatively richer in minerals
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. Italian sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171631/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.