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Frog legs vs Egg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Frog legs and Egg different?

  • Egg has more Copper, Choline, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, and Folate than Frog legs.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Egg is 194% higher.
  • Frog legs have less Cholesterol.

Frog legs, raw and Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled 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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4
Egg
Contains more Iron +26.1%
Contains more Potassium +126.2%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -53.2%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Copper +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +17%
Equal in Zinc - 1.05
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 15% 12% 8% 667% 29% 74% 17%
Contains more Iron +26.1%
Contains more Potassium +126.2%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -53.2%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Copper +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +17%
Equal in Zinc - 1.05

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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Egg
Contains more Vitamin B1 +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1775%
Contains more Vitamin A +940%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +177.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +193.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.03
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.121
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% 32% 21% 67% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 139% 1% 33%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1775%
Contains more Vitamin A +940%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +177.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +193.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.03
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.121

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Egg Opinion
Calories 73kcal 155kcal Egg
Protein 16.4g 12.58g Frog legs
Fats 0.3g 10.61g Egg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0g 1.12g Egg
Carbs 0g 1.12g Egg
Cholesterol 50mg 373mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 87IU Egg
Iron 1.5mg 1.19mg Frog legs
Calcium 18mg 50mg Egg
Potassium 285mg 126mg Frog legs
Magnesium 20mg 10mg Frog legs
Sugar 0g 1.12g Frog legs
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.25mg 2mg Egg
Zinc 1mg 1.05mg Egg
Starch g g
Phosphorus 147mg 172mg Egg
Sodium 58mg 124mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 520IU Egg
Vitamin E 1mg 1.03mg Egg
Vitamin D 0.2µg 2.2µg Egg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.066mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.513mg Egg
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 0.064mg Frog legs
Vitamin B5 mg 1.398mg Egg
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.121mg Egg
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 1.11µg Egg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.3µg Egg
Folate 15µg 44µg Egg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.076g 3.267g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 4.077g Egg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 1.414g Egg
Tryptophan mg 0.153mg Egg
Threonine mg 0.604mg Egg
Isoleucine mg 0.686mg Egg
Leucine mg 1.075mg Egg
Lysine mg 0.904mg Egg
Methionine mg 0.392mg Egg
Phenylalanine mg 0.668mg Egg
Valine mg 0.767mg Egg
Histidine mg 0.298mg Egg
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Egg
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
45
Egg
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
108
Egg

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
75%
Egg
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
1%
Egg
Fats
1%
Frog legs
49%
Egg

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 323mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.191g)
Which food is cheaper?
Egg
Egg is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/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.