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Frog legs vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Frog legs and Beef different?

  • Frog legs are richer in Copper, and Vitamin B1, while Beef is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Selenium.
  • Beef covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 93% more than Frog legs.
  • Frog legs contain 3 times more Vitamin B1 than Beef. Frog legs contain 0.14mg of Vitamin B1, while Beef contains 0.046mg.
  • Frog legs are lower in Cholesterol.

Frog legs, raw and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled types were 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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Beef
Contains more Copper +194.1%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Iron +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.6%
Contains more Zinc +531%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.7%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 98% 6% 29% 15% 29% 173% 85% 10%
Contains more Copper +194.1%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Iron +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.6%
Contains more Zinc +531%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.7%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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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Beef
Contains more Vitamin A +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +348.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +218.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +560%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 3% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 331% 3% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +348.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +218.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +560%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%

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
19
Frog legs
52
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
55
Beef

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
98%
Frog legs
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Beef
Fats
1%
Frog legs
71%
Beef

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Beef
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 - 38mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.819g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
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 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 Frog legs Beef Opinion
Calories 73 250 Beef
Protein 16.4 25.93 Beef
Fats 0.3 15.41 Beef
Vitamin C 0 0
Net carbs 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 50 88 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 2 Frog legs
Iron 1.5 2.6 Beef
Calcium 18 18
Potassium 285 318 Beef
Magnesium 20 21 Beef
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.085 Frog legs
Zinc 1 6.31 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 147 198 Beef
Sodium 58 72 Frog legs
Vitamin A 50 9 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 0.12 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 0 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.046 Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.176 Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2 5.378 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658 Beef
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.382 Beef
Vitamin B12 0.4 2.64 Beef
Vitamin K 0.1 1.2 Beef
Folate 15 9 Frog legs
Trans Fat 0.572 Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076 5.895 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 6.668 Beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 0.484 Beef
Tryptophan 0.094 Beef
Threonine 0.72 Beef
Isoleucine 0.822 Beef
Leucine 1.45 Beef
Lysine 1.54 Beef
Methionine 0.478 Beef
Phenylalanine 0.725 Beef
Valine 0.914 Beef
Histidine 0.604 Beef
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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. Frog legs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168148/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.