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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
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Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +103.3%
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains more Zinc +303%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Sodium - 57
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 117% 3% 30% 16% 41% 110% 87% 8%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +103.3%
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains more Zinc +303%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
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 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% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 308% 0% 6%
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 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 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

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Frog legs Beef tenderloin
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 - 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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