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Cheese vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cheese and Frog legs different?

  • Cheese is higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Zinc, however Frog legs are richer in Copper, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Cheese is 94% higher.
  • Cheese contains 39 times more Calcium than Frog legs. While Cheese contains 710mg of Calcium, Frog legs contain only 18mg.
  • Frog legs have less Saturated Fat.

Cheese, cheddar 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 Calcium +3844.4%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.5%
Contains more Zinc +264%
Contains more Iron +971.4%
Contains more Potassium +275%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Copper +733.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Calcium +3844.4%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.5%
Contains more Zinc +264%
Contains more Iron +971.4%
Contains more Potassium +275%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Copper +733.3%

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
Cheese
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Contains more Vitamin A +2384%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.2%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175%
Contains more Vitamin K +2300%
Contains more Vitamin E +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +382.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1933.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 6%
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 A +2384%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.2%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175%
Contains more Vitamin K +2300%
Contains more Vitamin E +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +382.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1933.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cheese Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 3.09g 0g Cheese
Protein 22.87g 16.4g Cheese
Fats 33.31g 0.3g Cheese
Carbs 3.09g 0g Cheese
Calories 404kcal 73kcal Cheese
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Cheese
Sugar 0.48g 0g Frog legs
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 710mg 18mg Cheese
Iron 0.14mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Magnesium 27mg 20mg Cheese
Phosphorus 455mg 147mg Cheese
Potassium 76mg 285mg Frog legs
Sodium 653mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 3.64mg 1mg Cheese
Copper 0.03mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 1242IU 50IU Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 24IU 8IU Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6µg 0.2µg Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.428mg 0.25mg Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.059mg 1.2mg Frog legs
Vitamin B5 0.41mg mg Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.12mg Frog legs
Folate 27µg 15µg Cheese
Vitamin B12 1.1µg 0.4µg Cheese
Vitamin K 2.4µg 0.1µg Cheese
Tryptophan 0.547mg mg Cheese
Threonine 1.044mg mg Cheese
Isoleucine 1.206mg mg Cheese
Leucine 1.939mg mg Cheese
Lysine 1.025mg mg Cheese
Methionine 0.547mg mg Cheese
Phenylalanine 1.074mg mg Cheese
Valine 1.404mg mg Cheese
Histidine 0.547mg mg Cheese
Cholesterol 99mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat 0.917g g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 18.867g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246g 0.053g Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421g 0.102g Cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cheese Frog legs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
35
Cheese
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
79
Cheese
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
137%
Cheese
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
0%
Frog legs
Fats
154%
Cheese
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 595mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.791g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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. Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.