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Frog legs vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Frog legs and Mortadella

  • Frog legs are richer in Copper, and Phosphorus, while Mortadella is higher in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin D.
  • Mortadella covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 11750% more than Frog legs.
  • Frog legs have 4 times more Copper than Mortadella. Frog legs have 0.25mg of Copper, while Mortadella has 0.06mg.
  • Frog legs are lower in Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Frog legs, raw and Mortadella, beef, pork.

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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 +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.5%
Contains more Potassium +74.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Copper +316.7%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Iron - 1.4
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% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.5%
Contains more Potassium +74.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Copper +316.7%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Iron - 1.4

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 E +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +270%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.13
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% 5% 30% 0% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 3% 185% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +270%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.13

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 Mortadella
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
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Mortadella Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.05g Mortadella
Protein 16.4g 16.37g Frog legs
Fats 0.3g 25.39g Mortadella
Carbs 0g 3.05g Mortadella
Calories 73kcal 311kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 18mg
Iron 1.5mg 1.4mg Frog legs
Magnesium 20mg 11mg Frog legs
Phosphorus 147mg 97mg Frog legs
Potassium 285mg 163mg Frog legs
Sodium 58mg 1246mg Frog legs
Zinc 1mg 2.1mg Mortadella
Copper 0.25mg 0.06mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg 0.22mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.119mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 153mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 2.673mg Mortadella
Vitamin B5 mg 0.44mg Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.13mg Mortadella
Folate 15µg 3µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 1.48µg Mortadella
Vitamin K 0.1µg 1.6µg Mortadella
Tryptophan mg 0.152mg Mortadella
Threonine mg 0.633mg Mortadella
Isoleucine mg 0.708mg Mortadella
Leucine mg 1.213mg Mortadella
Lysine mg 1.262mg Mortadella
Methionine mg 0.394mg Mortadella
Phenylalanine mg 0.598mg Mortadella
Valine mg 0.735mg Mortadella
Histidine mg 0.52mg Mortadella
Cholesterol 50mg 56mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.076g 9.51g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 11.38g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 3.12g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Frog legs Mortadella
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
2972
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
45
Mortadella

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
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
3%
Mortadella
Fats
1%
Frog legs
117%
Mortadella

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 1188mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.434g)
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 contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Mortadella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174573/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.