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Frog legs vs Flank steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Frog legs and Flank steak different?

  • Frog legs are richer in Copper, and Vitamin B2, while Flank steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Phosphorus.
  • Flank steak covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 51% more than Frog legs.
  • Frog legs contain 3 times more Copper than Flank steak. Frog legs contain 0.25mg of Copper, while Flank steak contains 0.082mg.
  • Frog legs are lower in Cholesterol.

Frog legs, raw and Beef, flank, steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled types were 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 Copper +204.9%
Contains more Iron +16%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +18.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +390%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Equal in Sodium - 56
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 6% 30% 17% 28% 134% 90% 8%
Contains more Copper +204.9%
Contains more Iron +16%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +18.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +390%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Equal in Sodium - 56

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 E +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +307.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1300%
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% 8% 0% 19% 31% 139% 33% 134% 204% 4% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +307.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1300%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Flank steak Opinion
Calories 73kcal 192kcal Flank steak
Protein 16.4g 27.66g Flank steak
Fats 0.3g 8.23g Flank steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0g 0g
Carbs 0g 0g
Cholesterol 50mg 79mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU IU Frog legs
Iron 1.5mg 1.74mg Flank steak
Calcium 18mg 20mg Flank steak
Potassium 285mg 339mg Flank steak
Magnesium 20mg 23mg Flank steak
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.25mg 0.082mg Frog legs
Zinc 1mg 4.9mg Flank steak
Starch g g
Phosphorus 147mg 210mg Flank steak
Sodium 58mg 56mg Flank steak
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg 0.38mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.075mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.133mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 7.363mg Flank steak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.545mg Flank steak
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.579mg Flank steak
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 1.63µg Flank steak
Vitamin K 0.1µg 1.4µg Flank steak
Folate 15µg 9µg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.076g 3.395g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 3.317g Flank steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 0.322g Flank steak
Tryptophan mg 0.182mg Flank steak
Threonine mg 1.105mg Flank steak
Isoleucine mg 1.259mg Flank steak
Leucine mg 2.201mg Flank steak
Lysine mg 2.338mg Flank steak
Methionine mg 0.72mg Flank steak
Phenylalanine mg 1.093mg Flank steak
Valine mg 1.372mg Flank steak
Histidine mg 0.883mg Flank steak
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Flank steak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
48
Flank steak
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
47
Flank steak

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
166%
Flank steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Flank steak
Fats
1%
Frog legs
38%
Flank steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.319g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flank steak
Flank steak is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Flank steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168733/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.