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Italian sausage vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Italian sausage and Frog legs?

  • Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Zinc, yet Frog legs are richer in Copper.
  • Italian sausage's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 56% higher.
  • Italian sausage has 13 times more Sodium than Frog legs. Italian sausage has 731mg of Sodium, while Frog legs have 58mg.
  • Frog legs contain less Saturated Fat.

We used Sausage, Italian, pork, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Zinc +79%
Contains more Iron +27.1%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 147
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Contains more Zinc +79%
Contains more Iron +27.1%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 147

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +305.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 0% 0% 0% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 114% 0% 6%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +305.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Folate +87.5%

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
39
Italian sausage
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
39
Italian sausage
35
Frog legs

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
86%
Italian sausage
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
0%
Frog legs
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
1%
Frog legs

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.
Italian sausage Frog legs
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Italian sausage Frog legs
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 673mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.194g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Frog legs
Frog legs is relatively richer in minerals
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Italian sausage Frog legs Opinion
Calories 346 73 Italian sausage
Protein 14.25 16.4 Frog legs
Fats 31.33 0.3 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 0 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 76 50 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 Frog legs
Iron 1.18 1.5 Frog legs
Calcium 18 18
Potassium 253 285 Frog legs
Magnesium 14 20 Frog legs
Sugar 0 Italian sausage
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.25 Frog legs
Zinc 1.79 1 Italian sausage
Starch
Phosphorus 142 147 Frog legs
Sodium 731 58 Frog legs
Vitamin A 0 50 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.14 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.25 Frog legs
Vitamin B3 3.25 1.2 Italian sausage
Vitamin B5 0.51 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.12 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.91 0.4 Italian sausage
Vitamin K 0.1 Frog legs
Folate 8 15 Frog legs
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 11.27 0.076 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 0.053 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 0.102 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 Italian sausage
Threonine 0.563 Italian sausage
Isoleucine 0.52 Italian sausage
Leucine 0.956 Italian sausage
Lysine 1.083 Italian sausage
Methionine 0.346 Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.477 Italian sausage
Valine 0.572 Italian sausage
Histidine 0.411 Italian sausage
Fructose

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. Italian sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171631/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.