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

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 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% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
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%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Ground meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 16.4g 23.87g Ground meat
Fats 0.3g 15.37g Ground meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 73kcal 241kcal Ground meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 33mg Ground meat
Iron 1.5mg 2.27mg Ground meat
Magnesium 20mg 17mg Frog legs
Phosphorus 147mg 166mg Ground meat
Potassium 285mg 241mg Frog legs
Sodium 58mg 73mg Frog legs
Zinc 1mg 5.84mg Ground meat
Copper 0.25mg 0.079mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 9IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg 0.12mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 2IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.051mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.171mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 4.026mg Ground meat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.512mg Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.311mg Ground meat
Folate 15µg 7µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 2.49µg Ground meat
Vitamin K 0.1µg 2.9µg Ground meat
Tryptophan mg 0.121mg Ground meat
Threonine mg 0.923mg Ground meat
Isoleucine mg 1.055mg Ground meat
Leucine mg 1.861mg Ground meat
Lysine mg 1.976mg Ground meat
Methionine mg 0.614mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine mg 0.931mg Ground meat
Valine mg 1.172mg Ground meat
Histidine mg 0.775mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 50mg 88mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g 1.173g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076g 6.073g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 7.322g Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 0.408g Ground meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Ground meat
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
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

Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
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.

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.