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Frog legs vs Beef tenderloin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Frog legs and Beef tenderloin different?

  • Frog legs are higher in Copper, however Beef tenderloin is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Beef tenderloin is 86% higher.
  • Frog legs contain 2 times more Copper than Beef tenderloin. While Frog legs contain 0.25mg of Copper, Beef tenderloin contains only 0.123mg.
  • Frog legs have less Cholesterol.

Frog legs, raw and Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted 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 +100%
Contains more Copper +103.3%
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains more Zinc +303%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Sodium - 57
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +103.3%
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains more Zinc +303%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Sodium - 57

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +515%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.26
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +515%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.26

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Frog legs Beef tenderloin
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
19
Frog legs
44
Beef tenderloin
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
51
Beef tenderloin

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
143%
Beef tenderloin
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Beef tenderloin
Fats
1%
Frog legs
114%
Beef tenderloin

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. Frog legs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168148/nutrients
  2. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/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.