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Frog legs vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Frog legs and Pork jowl

  • Frog legs have more Copper, Selenium, Iron, and Phosphorus, however Pork jowl is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B12.
  • Pork jowl covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 126% more than Frog legs.
  • Pork jowl contains 9 times less Selenium than Frog legs. Frog legs contain 14.1µg of Selenium, while Pork jowl contains 1.5µg.
  • Frog legs have less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Frog legs, raw and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw.

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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 Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +257.1%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.9%
Contains more Potassium +92.6%
Contains more Zinc +19%
Contains more Copper +525%
Contains less Sodium -56.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +257.1%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.9%
Contains more Potassium +92.6%
Contains more Zinc +19%
Contains more Copper +525%
Contains less Sodium -56.9%

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 +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +277.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +105%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.236
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% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +277.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +105%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.236

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 16.4g 6.38g Frog legs
Fats 0.3g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 73kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 4mg Frog legs
Iron 1.5mg 0.42mg Frog legs
Magnesium 20mg 3mg Frog legs
Phosphorus 147mg 86mg Frog legs
Potassium 285mg 148mg Frog legs
Sodium 58mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 1mg 0.84mg Frog legs
Copper 0.25mg 0.04mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 9IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg 0.29mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.236mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 4.535mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B5 mg 0.25mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.09mg Frog legs
Folate 15µg 1µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 0.82µg Pork jowl
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Frog legs
Tryptophan mg 0.021mg Pork jowl
Threonine mg 0.21mg Pork jowl
Isoleucine mg 0.168mg Pork jowl
Leucine mg 0.446mg Pork jowl
Lysine mg 0.528mg Pork jowl
Methionine mg 0.095mg Pork jowl
Phenylalanine mg 0.239mg Pork jowl
Valine mg 0.305mg Pork jowl
Histidine mg 0.072mg Pork jowl
Cholesterol 50mg 90mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.076g 25.26g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 8.11g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Frog legs Pork jowl
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
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
14
Pork jowl

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
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
1%
Frog legs
321%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 25.184g)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Pork jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.