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Beef tenderloin vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Beef tenderloin and Frog legs different?

  • Beef tenderloin is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, however Frog legs are richer in Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Beef tenderloin is 86% higher.
  • Beef tenderloin contains 128 times more Saturated Fat than Frog legs. While Beef tenderloin contains 9.72g of Saturated Fat, Frog legs contain only 0.076g.

Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted and Frog legs, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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
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Contains more Iron +107.3%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains more Zinc +303%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +103.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Sodium - 58
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 117% 3% 30% 16% 41% 110% 87% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains more Zinc +303%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +103.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Sodium - 58

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 B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +515%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 308% 0% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 20% 6% 35% 58% 23% 0% 28% 50% 1% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +515%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25

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
44
Beef tenderloin
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
51
Beef tenderloin
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
143%
Beef tenderloin
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef tenderloin
0%
Frog legs
Fats
114%
Beef tenderloin
1%
Frog legs

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.
Beef tenderloin Frog legs
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Beef tenderloin Frog legs
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.644g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef tenderloin Frog legs Opinion
Calories 324 73 Beef tenderloin
Protein 23.9 16.4 Beef tenderloin
Fats 24.6 0.3 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 50 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 Frog legs
Iron 3.11 1.5 Beef tenderloin
Calcium 9 18 Frog legs
Potassium 331 285 Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 22 20 Beef tenderloin
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.123 0.25 Frog legs
Zinc 4.03 1 Beef tenderloin
Starch
Phosphorus 203 147 Beef tenderloin
Sodium 57 58 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 0 50 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.14 Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.26 0.25 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 3 1.2 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B5 0.25 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B6 0.25 0.12 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B12 2.46 0.4 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K 0.1 Frog legs
Folate 8 15 Frog legs
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.72 0.076 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 10.27 0.053 Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 1 0.102 Beef tenderloin
Tryptophan 0.268 Beef tenderloin
Threonine 1.044 Beef tenderloin
Isoleucine 1.075 Beef tenderloin
Leucine 1.889 Beef tenderloin
Lysine 1.989 Beef tenderloin
Methionine 0.612 Beef tenderloin
Phenylalanine 0.933 Beef tenderloin
Valine 1.163 Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.818 Beef tenderloin
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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. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/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.