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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
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains more Zinc +303%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +103.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Sodium - 58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains more Zinc +303%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 6% 308% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 20% 6% 0% 35% 58% 23% 0% 28% 12% 50% 1%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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

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.

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.