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Turkey meat vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Turkey meat and Frog legs?

  • Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Phosphorus, yet Frog legs are richer in Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Turkey meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 52% higher.
  • Turkey meat has 28 times more Saturated Fat than Frog legs. Turkey meat has 2.155g of Saturated Fat, while Frog legs have 0.076g.

We used Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted 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
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.7%
Contains more Zinc +148%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +37.6%
Contains more Potassium +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -43.7%
Contains more Copper +168.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.7%
Contains more Zinc +148%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +37.6%
Contains more Potassium +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -43.7%
Contains more Copper +168.8%

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin A +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +211.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 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 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +697.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +413.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +155%
Contains more Vitamin A +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +211.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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.
Turkey meat Frog legs
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 minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 0g Turkey meat
Protein 28.55g 16.4g Turkey meat
Fats 7.39g 0.3g Turkey meat
Carbs 0.06g 0g Turkey meat
Calories 189kcal 73kcal Turkey meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 14mg 18mg Frog legs
Iron 1.09mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Magnesium 30mg 20mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 223mg 147mg Turkey meat
Potassium 239mg 285mg Frog legs
Sodium 103mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 2.48mg 1mg Turkey meat
Copper 0.093mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 39IU 50IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 0.07mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 15IU 8IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.2µg Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 0.25mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 1.2mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616mg 0.12mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 0.4µg Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Frog legs
Tryptophan 0.291mg mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004mg mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796mg mg Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925mg mg Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282mg mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724mg mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903mg mg Turkey meat
Valine 0.902mg mg Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749mg mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat 0.101g g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 2.155g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g 0.053g Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g 0.102g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey meat Frog legs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
50
Turkey meat
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
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
171%
Turkey meat
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Frog legs
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.079g)
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 minerals?
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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.
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

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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/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.