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

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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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 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% 3% 2% 12% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 128% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
98%
Frog legs
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
1%
Frog legs
34%
Turkey meat

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 59mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.079g)
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?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 73 189 Turkey meat
Protein 16.4 28.55 Turkey meat
Fats 0.3 7.39 Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0.06 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 50 109 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 15 Turkey meat
Iron 1.5 1.09 Frog legs
Calcium 18 14 Frog legs
Potassium 285 239 Frog legs
Magnesium 20 30 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.093 Frog legs
Zinc 1 2.48 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 147 223 Turkey meat
Sodium 58 103 Frog legs
Vitamin A 50 39 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 0.07 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 0.4 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.045 Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.281 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 1.2 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.616 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 0.4 1.02 Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0.1 0 Frog legs
Folate 15 9 Frog legs
Trans Fat 0.101 Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076 2.155 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 2.647 Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 2.119 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796 Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925 Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 Turkey meat
Valine 0.902 Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749 Turkey meat
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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 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. 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.