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Frog legs vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Frog legs and Ground meat

  • Frog legs have more Copper, and Vitamin B1, however Ground meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Selenium.
  • Ground meat covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 87% more than Frog legs.
  • Ground meat contains 3 times less Copper than Frog legs. Frog legs contain 0.25mg of Copper, while Ground meat contains 0.079mg.
  • Frog legs have less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Frog legs, raw and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked.

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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 Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Copper +216.5%
Contains less Sodium -20.5%
Contains more Iron +51.3%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +484%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 86% 10% 22% 13% 27% 160% 72% 10%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Copper +216.5%
Contains less Sodium -20.5%
Contains more Iron +51.3%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +484%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.9%

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 +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +174.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.2%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +522.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2800%
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% 1% 3% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 312% 8% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +174.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.2%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +522.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2800%

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
46
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
49
Ground meat

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%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Ground meat
Fats
1%
Frog legs
71%
Ground meat

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Ground meat
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 cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.997g)
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 Ground meat Opinion
Calories 73 241 Ground meat
Protein 16.4 23.87 Ground meat
Fats 0.3 15.37 Ground meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 50 88 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 2 Frog legs
Iron 1.5 2.27 Ground meat
Calcium 18 33 Ground meat
Potassium 285 241 Frog legs
Magnesium 20 17 Frog legs
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.079 Frog legs
Zinc 1 5.84 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 147 166 Ground meat
Sodium 58 73 Frog legs
Vitamin A 50 9 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 0.12 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 0 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.051 Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.171 Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2 4.026 Ground meat
Vitamin B5 0.512 Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.311 Ground meat
Vitamin B12 0.4 2.49 Ground meat
Vitamin K 0.1 2.9 Ground meat
Folate 15 7 Frog legs
Trans Fat 1.173 Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076 6.073 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 7.322 Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 0.408 Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.121 Ground meat
Threonine 0.923 Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055 Ground meat
Leucine 1.861 Ground meat
Lysine 1.976 Ground meat
Methionine 0.614 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931 Ground meat
Valine 1.172 Ground meat
Histidine 0.775 Ground meat
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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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.