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Frog legs vs Horse meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Frog legs and Horse meat

  • Frog legs are higher in Vitamin B2, and Copper, however Horse meat is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Horse meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 115% higher.
  • Frog legs have 2 times more Vitamin B2 than Horse meat. While Frog legs have 0.25mg of Vitamin B2, Horse meat has only 0.12mg.
  • Frog legs have less Cholesterol.

The food types used in this comparison are Frog legs, raw and Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted.

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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 Calcium +125%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Iron +235.3%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +282%
Contains more Phosphorus +68%
Equal in Sodium - 55
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 189% 3% 34% 18% 57% 105% 106% 8%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Iron +235.3%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +282%
Contains more Phosphorus +68%
Equal in Sodium - 55

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 B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +303.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +690%
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 7% 0% 0% 0% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 396% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +303.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +690%

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
52
Horse meat
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
65
Horse 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
169%
Horse meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Horse meat
Fats
1%
Frog legs
28%
Horse 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 Horse meat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Horse meat
Horse meat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.824g)
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 Horse meat Opinion
Calories 73 175 Horse meat
Protein 16.4 28.14 Horse meat
Fats 0.3 6.05 Horse meat
Vitamin C 0 2 Horse meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 50 68 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 Frog legs
Iron 1.5 5.03 Horse meat
Calcium 18 8 Frog legs
Potassium 285 379 Horse meat
Magnesium 20 25 Horse meat
Sugar 0 Horse meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.171 Frog legs
Zinc 1 3.82 Horse meat
Starch
Phosphorus 147 247 Horse meat
Sodium 58 55 Horse meat
Vitamin A 50 0 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.1 Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.12 Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2 4.84 Horse meat
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.33 Horse meat
Vitamin B12 0.4 3.16 Horse meat
Vitamin K 0.1 Frog legs
Folate 15 Frog legs
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.076 1.9 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 2.12 Horse meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 0.85 Horse meat
Tryptophan 0.349 Horse meat
Threonine 1.262 Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334 Horse meat
Leucine 2.232 Horse meat
Lysine 2.398 Horse meat
Methionine 0.623 Horse meat
Phenylalanine 1.157 Horse meat
Valine 1.458 Horse meat
Histidine 1.081 Horse meat
Fructose

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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.