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Ground turkey vs. Frog legs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Ground turkey and Frog legs?

  • Ground turkey is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, and Phosphorus, yet Frog legs are richer in Copper, and Vitamin E .
  • Ground turkey's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 47% higher.
  • Ground turkey has 35 times more Saturated Fat than Frog legs. Ground turkey has 2.669g of Saturated Fat, while Frog legs have 0.076g.

We used Ground turkey, cooked and Frog legs, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +55.6%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.8%
Contains more Zinc +211%
Contains more Selenium +120.6%
Contains less Sodium -25.6%
Contains more Copper +65.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.5
Equal in Potassium - 285
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 57% 22% 109% 26% 11% 85% 51% 2% 170%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84% 0% 77%
Contains more Calcium +55.6%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.8%
Contains more Zinc +211%
Contains more Selenium +120.6%
Contains less Sodium -25.6%
Contains more Copper +65.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.5
Equal in Potassium - 285

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +58%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +627%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +427.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +235%
Contains more Choline +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +809.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 3% 6% 0% 20% 49% 164% 72% 147% 6% 168% 43% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 20% 6% 0% 35% 58% 23% 0% 28% 12% 50% 36% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +58%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +627%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +427.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +235%
Contains more Choline +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +809.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +66.9%
Contains more Fats +3366.7%
Contains more Water +31.9%
Contains more Other +775%
27% 10% 62%
Protein: 27.37 g
Fats: 10.4 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.07 g
Other: 0.16 g
16% 82%
Protein: 16.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 81.9 g
Other: 1.4 g
Contains more Protein +66.9%
Contains more Fats +3366.7%
Contains more Water +31.9%
Contains more Other +775%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6424.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2759.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.2%
30% 38% 32%
Saturated Fat: 2.669 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.458 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.917 g
33% 23% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.076 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.053 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6424.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2759.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Ground turkey Frog legs
Rich in minerals ok
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 vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground turkey Frog legs Opinion
Protein 27.37g 16.4g Ground turkey
Fats 10.4g 0.3g Ground turkey
Calories 203kcal 73kcal Ground turkey
Calcium 28mg 18mg Ground turkey
Iron 1.52mg 1.5mg Ground turkey
Magnesium 30mg 20mg Ground turkey
Phosphorus 254mg 147mg Ground turkey
Potassium 294mg 285mg Ground turkey
Sodium 78mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 3.11mg 1mg Ground turkey
Copper 0.151mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Manganese 0.011mg Ground turkey
Selenium 31.1µg 14.1µg Ground turkey
Vitamin A 79IU 50IU Ground turkey
Vitamin A RAE 24µg 15µg Ground turkey
Vitamin E 0.11mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 8IU
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.2µg
Vitamin B1 0.077mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 8.724mg 1.2mg Ground turkey
Vitamin B5 1.193mg Ground turkey
Vitamin B6 0.633mg 0.12mg Ground turkey
Folate 7µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 1.34µg 0.4µg Ground turkey
Choline 78.2mg 65mg Ground turkey
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Frog legs
Tryptophan 0.312mg Ground turkey
Threonine 1.258mg Ground turkey
Isoleucine 1.227mg Ground turkey
Leucine 2.262mg Ground turkey
Lysine 2.452mg Ground turkey
Methionine 0.806mg Ground turkey
Phenylalanine 1.068mg Ground turkey
Valine 1.27mg Ground turkey
Histidine 0.811mg Ground turkey
Cholesterol 93mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat 0.134g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 2.669g 0.076g Frog legs
Omega-3 - DHA 0.009g 0.02g Frog legs
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g 0.014g Frog legs
Omega-3 - DPA 0.012g 0.007g Ground turkey
Monounsaturated Fat 3.458g 0.053g Ground turkey
Polyunsaturated fat 2.917g 0.102g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 2.508g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.008g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - ALA 0.136g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Ground turkey

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ground turkey Frog legs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
52%
Ground turkey
21%
Frog legs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Ground turkey
36%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.593g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Ground turkey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171506/nutrients
  2. Frog legs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168148/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.