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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 68% 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 Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Copper +125.2%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.6%
Contains more Potassium +47.7%
Contains more Zinc +142%
Equal in Sodium - 57
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Copper +125.2%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.6%
Contains more Potassium +47.7%
Contains more Zinc +142%
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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 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% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1150%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 16.4g 26.17g Meat
Fats 0.3g 3.51g Meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 73kcal 143kcal Meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 6mg Frog legs
Iron 1.5mg 1.15mg Frog legs
Magnesium 20mg 29mg Meat
Phosphorus 147mg 267mg Meat
Potassium 285mg 421mg Meat
Sodium 58mg 57mg Meat
Zinc 1mg 2.42mg Meat
Copper 0.25mg 0.111mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg 0.08mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 10IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.2µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.95mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.387mg Meat
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 7.432mg Meat
Vitamin B5 mg 1.012mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.739mg Meat
Folate 15µg 0µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 0.57µg Meat
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0µg Frog legs
Tryptophan mg 0.275mg Meat
Threonine mg 1.175mg Meat
Isoleucine mg 1.288mg Meat
Leucine mg 2.229mg Meat
Lysine mg 2.427mg Meat
Methionine mg 0.721mg Meat
Phenylalanine mg 1.1mg Meat
Valine mg 1.367mg Meat
Histidine mg 1.13mg Meat
Cholesterol 50mg 73mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g 0.033g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076g 1.198g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 1.334g Meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 0.506g Meat

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Frog legs 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
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

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.

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.