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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
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Iron +235.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +68%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains more Zinc +282%
Equal in Sodium - 55
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Iron +235.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +68%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains more Zinc +282%
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 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 0% 0% 0% 7% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 0% 396% 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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Frog legs Horse 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
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

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.

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.