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Egg vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Egg and Frog legs different?

  • Egg has more Copper, Choline, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin D, and Folate than Frog legs.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Egg is 194% higher.
  • Egg contains 43 times more Saturated Fat than Frog legs. While Egg contains 3.267g of Saturated Fat, Frog legs contain only 0.076g.

Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled 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
Egg
4
:
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +17%
Contains more Copper +700%
Contains more Iron +26.1%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Potassium +126.2%
Contains less Sodium -53.2%
Equal in Zinc - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 45% 8% 74% 12% 17% 29% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +17%
Contains more Copper +700%
Contains more Iron +26.1%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Potassium +126.2%
Contains less Sodium -53.2%
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
Egg
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +940%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.2%
Contains more Folate +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +177.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1775%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 21% 67% 0% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 33% 139% 1%
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 +940%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.2%
Contains more Folate +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +177.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1775%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Egg Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 1.12g 0g Egg
Protein 12.58g 16.4g Frog legs
Fats 10.61g 0.3g Egg
Carbs 1.12g 0g Egg
Calories 155kcal 73kcal Egg
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.12g 0g Frog legs
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 50mg 18mg Egg
Iron 1.19mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Magnesium 10mg 20mg Frog legs
Phosphorus 172mg 147mg Egg
Potassium 126mg 285mg Frog legs
Sodium 124mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 1.05mg 1mg Egg
Copper 2mg 0.25mg Egg
Vitamin A 520IU 50IU Egg
Vitamin E 1.03mg 1mg Egg
Vitamin D 87IU 8IU Egg
Vitamin D 2.2µg 0.2µg Egg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.513mg 0.25mg Egg
Vitamin B3 0.064mg 1.2mg Frog legs
Vitamin B5 1.398mg mg Egg
Vitamin B6 0.121mg 0.12mg Egg
Folate 44µg 15µg Egg
Vitamin B12 1.11µg 0.4µg Egg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.1µg Egg
Tryptophan 0.153mg mg Egg
Threonine 0.604mg mg Egg
Isoleucine 0.686mg mg Egg
Leucine 1.075mg mg Egg
Lysine 0.904mg mg Egg
Methionine 0.392mg mg Egg
Phenylalanine 0.668mg mg Egg
Valine 0.767mg mg Egg
Histidine 0.298mg mg Egg
Cholesterol 373mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.267g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 4.077g 0.053g Egg
Polyunsaturated fat 1.414g 0.102g Egg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Egg 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
45
Egg
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
108
Egg
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
75%
Egg
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
1%
Egg
0%
Frog legs
Fats
49%
Egg
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 323mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.191g)
Which food is cheaper?
Egg
Egg is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/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.