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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
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Contains more Potassium +74.8%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Equal in Iron - 1.4
Equal in Calcium - 18
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 6% 15% 8% 20% 58% 42% 163%
Contains more Potassium +74.8%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Equal in Iron - 1.4
Equal in Calcium - 18

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 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 0% 0% 5% 30% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 185% 4% 3%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Frog legs Mortadella
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 is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 1188mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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