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Frog legs vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Frog legs and Beefsteak

  • Frog legs have more Copper, however Beefsteak have more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Beefsteak is 95% higher.
  • Beefsteak has 3 times less Copper than Frog legs. Frog legs have 0.25mg of Copper, while Beefsteak has 0.079mg.
  • Frog legs are lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Frog legs, raw and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw.

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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 +260%
Contains more Copper +216.5%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.7%
Contains more Potassium +31.6%
Contains more Zinc +430%
Equal in Sodium - 55
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Copper +216.5%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.7%
Contains more Potassium +31.6%
Contains more Zinc +430%
Equal in Sodium - 55

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 +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.4%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +320.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +572.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1400%
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 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.4%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +320.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +572.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1400%

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 Beefsteak
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 Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 16.4g 21.38g Beefsteak
Fats 0.3g 5.36g Beefsteak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 73kcal 134kcal Beefsteak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 5mg Frog legs
Iron 1.5mg 2mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 20mg 25mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 147mg 220mg Beefsteak
Potassium 285mg 375mg Beefsteak
Sodium 58mg 55mg Beefsteak
Zinc 1mg 5.3mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.25mg 0.079mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 6IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 3IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.075mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.182mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 5.048mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.543mg Beefsteak
Folate 15µg 3µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 2.69µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 0.1µg 1.5µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan mg 0.262mg Beefsteak
Threonine mg 1.099mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine mg 1.09mg Beefsteak
Leucine mg 2.011mg Beefsteak
Lysine mg 2.247mg Beefsteak
Methionine mg 0.621mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine mg 0.931mg Beefsteak
Valine mg 1.152mg Beefsteak
Histidine mg 0.868mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 50mg 67mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g 0.253g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076g 1.875g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 2.354g Beefsteak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 0.189g Beefsteak

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Frog legs Beefsteak
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
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
50
Beefsteak

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
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
1%
Frog legs
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.799g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.