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Beefsteak vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Beefsteak and Frog legs

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Iron, however Frog legs has more Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Beefsteak is 95% higher.
  • Frog legs have 25 times less Saturated Fat than Beefsteak. Beefsteak has 1.875g of Saturated Fat, while Frog legs have 0.076g.

Food types used in this article are Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Frog legs, raw.

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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 +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.7%
Contains more Potassium +31.6%
Contains more Zinc +430%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Copper +216.5%
Equal in Sodium - 58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.7%
Contains more Potassium +31.6%
Contains more Zinc +430%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Copper +216.5%
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 +320.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +572.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1400%
Contains more Vitamin A +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.4%
Contains more Folate +400%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
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 +320.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +572.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1400%
Contains more Vitamin A +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.4%
Contains more Folate +400%

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.
Beefsteak 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 Beefsteak Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.38g 16.4g Beefsteak
Fats 5.36g 0.3g Beefsteak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 134kcal 73kcal Beefsteak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 18mg Frog legs
Iron 2mg 1.5mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 147mg Beefsteak
Potassium 375mg 285mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 58mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 1mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.079mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 6IU 50IU Frog legs
Vitamin E mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 3IU 8IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.2µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 1.2mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.12mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 0.4µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 0.1µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.262mg mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.099mg mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.09mg mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.011mg mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.931mg mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.152mg mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.868mg mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 67mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat 0.253g g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 1.875g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 0.053g Beefsteak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 0.102g Beefsteak

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Beefsteak 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
52
Beefsteak
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
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
128%
Beefsteak
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Frog legs
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.799g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.