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Frog legs vs Cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Frog legs and Cheese different?

  • Frog legs are higher in Copper, and Iron, however Cheese is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Cheese is 94% higher.
  • Frog legs contain 11 times more Iron than Cheese. While Frog legs contain 1.5mg of Iron, Cheese contains only 0.14mg.
  • Frog legs have less Sodium.

Frog legs, raw and Cheese, cheddar 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 Iron +971.4%
Contains more Potassium +275%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Copper +733.3%
Contains more Calcium +3844.4%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.5%
Contains more Zinc +264%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10%
Contains more Iron +971.4%
Contains more Potassium +275%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Copper +733.3%
Contains more Calcium +3844.4%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.5%
Contains more Zinc +264%

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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Cheese
Contains more Vitamin E +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +382.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1933.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2384%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.2%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175%
Contains more Vitamin K +2300%
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 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +382.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1933.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2384%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.2%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175%
Contains more Vitamin K +2300%

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 Cheese
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Cheese Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.09g Cheese
Protein 16.4g 22.87g Cheese
Fats 0.3g 33.31g Cheese
Carbs 0g 3.09g Cheese
Calories 73kcal 404kcal Cheese
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Cheese
Sugar 0g 0.48g Frog legs
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 710mg Cheese
Iron 1.5mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Magnesium 20mg 27mg Cheese
Phosphorus 147mg 455mg Cheese
Potassium 285mg 76mg Frog legs
Sodium 58mg 653mg Frog legs
Zinc 1mg 3.64mg Cheese
Copper 0.25mg 0.03mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 1242IU Cheese
Vitamin E 1mg 0.71mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 24IU Cheese
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.6µg Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.029mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.428mg Cheese
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 0.059mg Frog legs
Vitamin B5 mg 0.41mg Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.066mg Frog legs
Folate 15µg 27µg Cheese
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 1.1µg Cheese
Vitamin K 0.1µg 2.4µg Cheese
Tryptophan mg 0.547mg Cheese
Threonine mg 1.044mg Cheese
Isoleucine mg 1.206mg Cheese
Leucine mg 1.939mg Cheese
Lysine mg 1.025mg Cheese
Methionine mg 0.547mg Cheese
Phenylalanine mg 1.074mg Cheese
Valine mg 1.404mg Cheese
Histidine mg 0.547mg Cheese
Cholesterol 50mg 99mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g 0.917g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076g 18.867g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 9.246g Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 1.421g Cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Cheese
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
19
Frog legs
35
Cheese
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
79
Cheese

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
137%
Cheese
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
3%
Cheese
Fats
1%
Frog legs
154%
Cheese

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 595mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.791g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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. Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.