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Shiitake vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 50mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.076g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sugars (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Frog legs
Frog legs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Shiitake Frog legs
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
17
Shiitake
13
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
16
Shiitake
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
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Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Iron +265.9%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Equal in Potassium - 285
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 1
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Iron +265.9%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Equal in Potassium - 285
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 1

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
:
Contains more Vitamin D +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.2%

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
13%
Shiitake
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
0%
Frog legs
Fats
2%
Shiitake
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 Shiitake Frog legs Opinion
Calories 34 73 Frog legs
Protein 2.24 16.4 Frog legs
Fats 0.49 0.3 Shiitake
Vitamin C 0 Frog legs
Carbs 6.79 0 Shiitake
Cholesterol 50 Shiitake
Vitamin D 18 8 Shiitake
Iron 0.41 1.5 Frog legs
Calcium 2 18 Frog legs
Potassium 304 285 Shiitake
Magnesium 20 20
Sugars 2.38 0 Shiitake
Fiber 2.5 0 Shiitake
Copper 0.142 0.25 Frog legs
Zinc 1.03 1 Shiitake
Starch
Phosphorus 112 147 Frog legs
Sodium 9 58 Shiitake
Vitamin A 50 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.4 0.2 Shiitake
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.14 Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.217 0.25 Frog legs
Vitamin B3 3.877 1.2 Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5 Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293 0.12 Shiitake
Vitamin B12 0.4 Frog legs
Vitamin K 0.1 Frog legs
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076 Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 Frog legs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 Frog legs
Tryptophan 0.011 Shiitake
Threonine 0.134 Shiitake
Isoleucine 0.111 Shiitake
Leucine 0.189 Shiitake
Lysine 0.134 Shiitake
Methionine 0.033 Shiitake
Phenylalanine 0.111 Shiitake
Valine 0.145 Shiitake
Histidine 0.056 Shiitake
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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