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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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Pork
Contains more Iron +72.4%
Contains more Copper +242.5%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.4%
Contains more Zinc +139%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Equal in Sodium - 62
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% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Contains more Iron +72.4%
Contains more Copper +242.5%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.4%
Contains more Zinc +139%
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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Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +244.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 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 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +244.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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 food.
Protein
98%
Frog legs
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Pork
Fats
1%
Frog legs
64%
Pork

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 contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.154g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. 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.