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Frog legs vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Frog legs and Pork

  • Frog legs have more Copper, however Pork is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc and Vitamin B12.
  • Pork's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 61% more.
  • Frog legs contain 3 times more Copper than Pork. Frog legs contain 0.25mg of Copper, while Pork contains 0.073mg.
  • Frog legs contain less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Frog legs, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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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5
Pork
Contains more Iron +72.4%
Contains more Copper +242.5%
Contains more Potassium +48.4%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Zinc +139%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Equal in Sodium - 62
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Contains more Iron +72.4%
Contains more Copper +242.5%
Contains more Potassium +48.4%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Zinc +139%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Equal in Sodium - 62

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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8
Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +526.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +319.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +75%
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 2% 1% 6% 39% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 88% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +526.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +319.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +75%

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
56
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
37
Pork

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
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Pork
Fats
1%
Frog legs
64%
Pork

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 Pork
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.154g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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 Pork Opinion
Calories 73 242 Pork
Protein 16.4 27.32 Pork
Fats 0.3 13.92 Pork
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 50 80 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 53 Pork
Iron 1.5 0.87 Frog legs
Calcium 18 19 Pork
Potassium 285 423 Pork
Magnesium 20 28 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.073 Frog legs
Zinc 1 2.39 Pork
Starch
Phosphorus 147 246 Pork
Sodium 58 62 Frog legs
Vitamin A 50 7 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 0.29 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.321 Pork
Vitamin B3 1.2 5.037 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.4 0.7 Pork
Vitamin K 0.1 0 Frog legs
Folate 15 5 Frog legs
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.076 5.23 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 6.19 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 1.2 Pork
Tryptophan 0.338 Pork
Threonine 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 Pork
Leucine 2.177 Pork
Lysine 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 Pork
Valine 1.473 Pork
Histidine 1.067 Pork
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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.