Frog Legs vs Chicken Drumsticks: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Frog legs - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Chicken drumsticks - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
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Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Frog legs

At first glance, you can see that in frog legs is much less calories than in chicken drumstick.

Frog legs has 73 kcal per 100g and chicken drumstick 161 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 121%.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in frog legs cames from protein and in chicken drumstick from fat.

See tables below to compare frog legs with chicken drumstick in details.

Fact 2: Frog legs And Chicken drumstick Nutrition Difference

Chicken drumstick vs Frog legs: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gFrog legsChicken drumsticks
Calories73 161
Fat0.3 g9.2 g
Protein16.4 g18.08 g
Water81.9 g72.46 g
Calcium18 mg8 mg
Iron1.5 mg0.71 mg
Magnessium20 mg18 mg
Potassium285 mg211 mg
Sodium58 mg106 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.14 mg0.083 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.25 mg0.195 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)1.2 mg4.841 mg
Vitaminium B60.12 mg0.345 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.015 mg0.003 mg
Vitaminium E1 mg0.19 mg

Less protein in frog legs

It is aslo easy to see see that in frog legs is less protein than in chicken drumstick.

There is 18.08g per 100g of chicken drumstick and 16.4g per 100g of frog legs so using simple math we can see that difference is about 10%.

Less fat in frog legs

In frog legs is less fats than in chicken drumstick.

The tables above show us that there is 9.2g/100g of fats in chicken drumstick and 0.3g/100g in frog legs. In this case difference is about 2967%.

Frog legs

73kcal
  • Calories73
  • Fat0.3 g
  • Protein16.4 g
  • Water81.9 g
Frog legs calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 96% PROTEIN
  • 4% FAT

Chicken drumsticks

161kcal
  • Calories161
  • Fat9.2 g
  • Protein18.08 g
  • Water72.46 g
Chicken drumsticks calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | medium size without the bones and skin

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS
  • 46% PROTEIN
  • 53% FAT

Vitamins: chicken drumstick vs frog legs

Minerals: frog legs vs chicken drumstick

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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Healthy eating and living style promoter

All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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