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Frog legs vs Shiitake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Frog legs and Shiitake different?

  • Frog legs are richer in Selenium, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B1, while Shiitake is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Fiber.
  • Shiitake covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 17% more than Frog legs.
  • Frog legs contain 9 times more Vitamin B1 than Shiitake. Frog legs contain 0.14mg of Vitamin B1, while Shiitake contains 0.015mg.

Frog legs, raw and Mushrooms, shiitake, raw types were used in this article.

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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 Iron +265.9%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Equal in Potassium - 304
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 1.03
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 1% 27% 15% 48% 29% 48% 2%
Contains more Iron +265.9%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Equal in Potassium - 304
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 1.03

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 B1 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.2%
Contains more Folate +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.2%
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% 0% 12% 4% 51% 73% 90% 68% 0% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.2%
Contains more Folate +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.2%

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
25
Shiitake
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
23
Shiitake

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
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
7%
Shiitake
Fats
1%
Frog legs
2%
Shiitake

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 Shiitake
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

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Frog legs Shiitake
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 50mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.076g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Frog legs
Frog legs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Frog legs
Frog legs is relatively richer in vitamins

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Shiitake Opinion
Calories 73 34 Frog legs
Protein 16.4 2.24 Frog legs
Fats 0.3 0.49 Shiitake
Vitamin C 0 Frog legs
Carbs 0 6.79 Shiitake
Cholesterol 50 Shiitake
Vitamin D 8 18 Shiitake
Iron 1.5 0.41 Frog legs
Calcium 18 2 Frog legs
Potassium 285 304 Shiitake
Magnesium 20 20
Sugar 0 2.38 Frog legs
Fiber 0 2.5 Shiitake
Copper 0.25 0.142 Frog legs
Zinc 1 1.03 Shiitake
Starch
Phosphorus 147 112 Frog legs
Sodium 58 9 Shiitake
Vitamin A 50 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 0.4 Shiitake
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.015 Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.217 Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2 3.877 Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5 Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.293 Shiitake
Vitamin B12 0.4 Frog legs
Vitamin K 0.1 Frog legs
Folate 15 13 Frog legs
Trans Fat 0 Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076 Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 Frog legs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 Frog legs
Tryptophan 0.011 Shiitake
Threonine 0.134 Shiitake
Isoleucine 0.111 Shiitake
Leucine 0.189 Shiitake
Lysine 0.134 Shiitake
Methionine 0.033 Shiitake
Phenylalanine 0.111 Shiitake
Valine 0.145 Shiitake
Histidine 0.056 Shiitake
Fructose 0 Shiitake

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. Shiitake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169242/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.