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Frog legs vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Frog legs and Turkey meat?

  • Frog legs are richer in Copper, and Vitamin B1, yet Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Phosphorus.
  • Turkey meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 52% higher.
  • Frog legs have 3 times more Vitamin B1 than Turkey meat. Frog legs have 0.14mg of Vitamin B1, while Turkey meat has 0.045mg.
  • Frog legs contain less Cholesterol.

We used Frog legs, raw and Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted types in this comparison.

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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 +28.6%
Contains more Iron +37.6%
Contains more Potassium +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -43.7%
Contains more Copper +168.8%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.7%
Contains more Zinc +148%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +37.6%
Contains more Potassium +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -43.7%
Contains more Copper +168.8%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.7%
Contains more Zinc +148%

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 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +211.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +697.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +413.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +155%
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 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +211.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +697.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +413.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +155%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Protein 16.4g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 0.3g 7.39g Turkey meat
Carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Calories 73kcal 189kcal Turkey meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 14mg Frog legs
Iron 1.5mg 1.09mg Frog legs
Magnesium 20mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 147mg 223mg Turkey meat
Potassium 285mg 239mg Frog legs
Sodium 58mg 103mg Frog legs
Zinc 1mg 2.48mg Turkey meat
Copper 0.25mg 0.093mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 39IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg 0.07mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 15IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.4µg Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.045mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.281mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.948mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 15µg 9µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 1.02µg Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0µg Frog legs
Tryptophan mg 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine mg 1.004mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine mg 0.796mg Turkey meat
Leucine mg 1.925mg Turkey meat
Lysine mg 2.282mg Turkey meat
Methionine mg 0.724mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine mg 0.903mg Turkey meat
Valine mg 0.902mg Turkey meat
Histidine mg 0.749mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 50mg 109mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g 0.101g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076g 2.155g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 2.647g Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 2.119g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Turkey meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
37
Turkey meat

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
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
1%
Frog legs
34%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.079g)
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 minerals?
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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.
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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/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.