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Pork vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pork and Frog legs

  • Pork has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin B12, however Frog legs are richer in Copper.
  • Pork's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 61% more.
  • Pork contains 69 times more Saturated Fat than Frog legs. Pork contains 5.23g of Saturated Fat, while Frog legs contain 0.076g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Pork
5
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Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.4%
Contains more Zinc +139%
Contains more Iron +72.4%
Contains more Copper +242.5%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Sodium - 58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.4%
Contains more Zinc +139%
Contains more Iron +72.4%
Contains more Copper +242.5%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Sodium - 58

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
Pork
8
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Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +526.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +319.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +244.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +526.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +319.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +244.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Pork 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 Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.32g 16.4g Pork
Fats 13.92g 0.3g Pork
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 242kcal 73kcal Pork
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 18mg Pork
Iron 0.87mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Magnesium 28mg 20mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 147mg Pork
Potassium 423mg 285mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 2.39mg 1mg Pork
Copper 0.073mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 7IU 50IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 0.29mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 53IU 8IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0.2µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.14mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.25mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 1.2mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.12mg Pork
Folate 5µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 0.4µg Pork
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Frog legs
Tryptophan 0.338mg mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 5.23g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 0.053g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 0.102g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork Frog legs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
56
Pork
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
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
164%
Pork
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Frog legs
Fats
64%
Pork
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.154g)
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

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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.