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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
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Contains more Iron +27.1%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Zinc +79%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 142
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
Contains more Iron +27.1%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
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 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% 0% 0% 0% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 114% 0% 6%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
98%
Frog legs
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
1%
Frog legs
145%
Italian sausage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Italian sausage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 673mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Frog legs Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 73 346 Italian sausage
Protein 16.4 14.25 Frog legs
Fats 0.3 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0 2 Italian sausage
Carbs 0 0.65 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 50 76 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 Frog legs
Iron 1.5 1.18 Frog legs
Calcium 18 18
Potassium 285 253 Frog legs
Magnesium 20 14 Frog legs
Sugars 0 Italian sausage
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.08 Frog legs
Zinc 1 1.79 Italian sausage
Starch
Phosphorus 147 142 Frog legs
Sodium 58 731 Frog legs
Vitamin A 50 0 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.168 Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2 3.25 Italian sausage
Vitamin B5 0.51 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.3 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.4 0.91 Italian sausage
Vitamin K 0.1 Frog legs
Folate 15 8 Frog legs
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.076 11.27 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 Italian sausage
Threonine 0.563 Italian sausage
Isoleucine 0.52 Italian sausage
Leucine 0.956 Italian sausage
Lysine 1.083 Italian sausage
Methionine 0.346 Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.477 Italian sausage
Valine 0.572 Italian sausage
Histidine 0.411 Italian sausage
Fructose

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 of 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.