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Frog legs vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Frog legs and Meat

  • Frog legs are higher in Copper, however Meat is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12.
  • Meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 67% higher.
  • Frog legs have 2 times more Copper than Meat. While Frog legs have 0.25mg of Copper, Meat has only 0.111mg.
  • Frog legs have less Cholesterol.

The food types used in this comparison are Frog legs, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, 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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Meat
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +125.2%
Contains more Potassium +47.7%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Zinc +142%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.6%
Equal in Sodium - 57
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +125.2%
Contains more Potassium +47.7%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Zinc +142%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.6%
Equal in Sodium - 57

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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Meat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +578.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +519.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +515.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.5%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2
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% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +578.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +519.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +515.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.5%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2

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
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
41
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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Meat
Fats
1%
Frog legs
16%
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 Meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price 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

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Frog legs 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 contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.122g)
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 Meat Opinion
Calories 73 143 Meat
Protein 16.4 26.17 Meat
Fats 0.3 3.51 Meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 50 73 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 10 Meat
Iron 1.5 1.15 Frog legs
Calcium 18 6 Frog legs
Potassium 285 421 Meat
Magnesium 20 29 Meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.111 Frog legs
Zinc 1 2.42 Meat
Starch
Phosphorus 147 267 Meat
Sodium 58 57 Meat
Vitamin A 50 0 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 0.08 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 0.2
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.95 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.387 Meat
Vitamin B3 1.2 7.432 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.739 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.4 0.57 Meat
Vitamin K 0.1 0 Frog legs
Folate 15 0 Frog legs
Trans Fat 0.033 Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076 1.198 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 1.334 Meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 0.506 Meat
Tryptophan 0.275 Meat
Threonine 1.175 Meat
Isoleucine 1.288 Meat
Leucine 2.229 Meat
Lysine 2.427 Meat
Methionine 0.721 Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1 Meat
Valine 1.367 Meat
Histidine 1.13 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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.