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Beef vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.819g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beef Frog legs
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beef Frog legs
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
28
Beef
13
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
37
Beef
22
Frog legs

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
Beef
5
:
Contains more Iron +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.6%
Contains more Zinc +531%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.7%
Contains more Copper +194.1%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Contains more Iron +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.6%
Contains more Zinc +531%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.7%
Contains more Copper +194.1%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Magnesium - 20

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
Beef
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B3 +348.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +218.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +560%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +348.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +218.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +560%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42%

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 the food
Protein
156%
Beef
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
0%
Frog legs
Fats
71%
Beef
1%
Frog legs

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Beef Frog legs Opinion
Calories 250 73 Beef
Protein 25.93 16.4 Beef
Fats 15.41 0.3 Beef
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 50 Frog legs
Vitamin D 2 8 Frog legs
Iron 2.6 1.5 Beef
Calcium 18 18
Potassium 318 285 Beef
Magnesium 21 20 Beef
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.25 Frog legs
Zinc 6.31 1 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 198 147 Beef
Sodium 72 58 Frog legs
Vitamin A 9 50 Frog legs
Vitamin E 0.12 1 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0 0.2 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.14 Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.176 0.25 Frog legs
Vitamin B3 5.378 1.2 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658 Beef
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.12 Beef
Vitamin B12 2.64 0.4 Beef
Vitamin K 1.2 0.1 Beef
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 Frog legs
Saturated Fat 5.895 0.076 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668 0.053 Beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484 0.102 Beef
Tryptophan 0.094 Beef
Threonine 0.72 Beef
Isoleucine 0.822 Beef
Leucine 1.45 Beef
Lysine 1.54 Beef
Methionine 0.478 Beef
Phenylalanine 0.725 Beef
Valine 0.914 Beef
Histidine 0.604 Beef
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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