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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
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Contains more Iron +257.1%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +92.6%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Copper +525%
Contains more Zinc +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.9%
Contains less Sodium -56.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 2% 14% 3% 14% 23% 37% 4%
Contains more Iron +257.1%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +92.6%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Copper +525%
Contains more Zinc +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.9%
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 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% 1% 6% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 103% 0% 1%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
98%
Frog legs
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
1%
Frog legs
321%
Pork jowl

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Pork jowl
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 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 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)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately 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 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.