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Pork chop vs. Frog legs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pork chop and Frog legs

  • Pork chop is richer in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B12, while Frog legs are higher in Copper.
  • Pork chop covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 42% more than Frog legs.
  • Pork chop has 57 times more Saturated Fat than Frog legs. Pork chop has 4.339g of Saturated Fat, while Frog legs have 0.076g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Frog legs, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +211.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains more Zinc +215%
Contains more Selenium +158.2%
Contains more Iron +72.4%
Contains less Sodium -21.6%
Contains more Copper +138.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Potassium - 285
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35% 2% 199%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84% 0% 77%
Contains more Calcium +211.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains more Zinc +215%
Contains more Selenium +158.2%
Contains more Iron +72.4%
Contains less Sodium -21.6%
Contains more Copper +138.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
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 D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +560.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +65%
Contains more Vitamin A +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +376.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Choline - 65
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 37% 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 D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +560.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +65%
Contains more Vitamin A +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +376.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Choline - 65

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +44.6%
Contains more Fats +4683.3%
Contains more Water +33.3%
Contains more Other +191.7%
24% 14% 61%
Protein: 23.72 g
Fats: 14.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 61.45 g
Other: 0.48 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 +44.6%
Contains more Fats +4683.3%
Contains more Water +33.3%
Contains more Other +191.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +9120.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1756.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.2%
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 4.339 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.887 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.894 g
33% 23% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.076 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.053 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +9120.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1756.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pork chop Frog legs
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork chop Frog legs Opinion
Protein 23.72g 16.4g Pork chop
Fats 14.35g 0.3g Pork chop
Calories 231kcal 73kcal Pork chop
Calcium 56mg 18mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Magnesium 20mg 20mg
Phosphorus 241mg 147mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg 285mg Pork chop
Sodium 74mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 3.15mg 1mg Pork chop
Copper 0.105mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Manganese 0.01mg Pork chop
Selenium 36.4µg 14.1µg Pork chop
Vitamin A 15IU 50IU Frog legs
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin E 0.21mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 40IU 8IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg 0.2µg Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.14mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.25mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 1.2mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.12mg Pork chop
Folate 0µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 0.4µg Pork chop
Choline 67.5mg 65mg Pork chop
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Frog legs
Tryptophan 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.952mg Pork chop
Lysine 2.109mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985mg Pork chop
Valine 1.2mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.965mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 78mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat 0.066g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 4.339g 0.076g Frog legs
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0.02g Frog legs
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.014g Frog legs
Omega-3 - DPA 0.011g 0.007g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 0.053g Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 0.102g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.065g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.922g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Pork chop
Omega-3 - ALA 0.065g Pork chop

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Pork chop 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%
Pork chop
21%
Frog legs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Pork chop
36%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.263g)
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)

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. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.