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Frog legs vs Beef - 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?
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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.
Frog legs Beef
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
Frog legs Beef
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
13
Frog legs
28
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
22
Frog legs
37
Beef

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
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5
Beef
Contains more Copper +194.1%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Iron +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.6%
Contains more Zinc +531%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.7%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Contains more Copper +194.1%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Iron +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.6%
Contains more Zinc +531%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.7%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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
:
5
Beef
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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +348.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +218.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +560%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%

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
98%
Frog legs
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Beef
Fats
1%
Frog legs
71%
Beef

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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 Frog legs Beef Opinion
Calories 73 250 Beef
Protein 16.4 25.93 Beef
Fats 0.3 15.41 Beef
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 50 88 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 2 Frog legs
Iron 1.5 2.6 Beef
Calcium 18 18
Potassium 285 318 Beef
Magnesium 20 21 Beef
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.085 Frog legs
Zinc 1 6.31 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 147 198 Beef
Sodium 58 72 Frog legs
Vitamin A 50 9 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 0.12 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 0 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.046 Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.176 Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2 5.378 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658 Beef
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.382 Beef
Vitamin B12 0.4 2.64 Beef
Vitamin K 0.1 1.2 Beef
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076 5.895 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 6.668 Beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 0.484 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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