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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
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +265.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Potassium - 304
Equal in Zinc - 1.03
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +265.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Potassium - 304
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 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% 12% 0% 4% 51% 73% 90% 68% 10% 0% 0%
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%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Shiitake Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.29g Shiitake
Protein 16.4g 2.24g Frog legs
Fats 0.3g 0.49g Shiitake
Carbs 0g 6.79g Shiitake
Calories 73kcal 34kcal Frog legs
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Shiitake
Sugar 0g 2.38g Frog legs
Fiber 0g 2.5g Shiitake
Calcium 18mg 2mg Frog legs
Iron 1.5mg 0.41mg Frog legs
Magnesium 20mg 20mg
Phosphorus 147mg 112mg Frog legs
Potassium 285mg 304mg Shiitake
Sodium 58mg 9mg Shiitake
Zinc 1mg 1.03mg Shiitake
Copper 0.25mg 0.142mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 18IU Shiitake
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.4µg Shiitake
Vitamin C 0mg mg Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.015mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.217mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 3.877mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 mg 1.5mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.293mg Shiitake
Folate 15µg 13µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg µg Frog legs
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Frog legs
Tryptophan mg 0.011mg Shiitake
Threonine mg 0.134mg Shiitake
Isoleucine mg 0.111mg Shiitake
Leucine mg 0.189mg Shiitake
Lysine mg 0.134mg Shiitake
Methionine mg 0.033mg Shiitake
Phenylalanine mg 0.111mg Shiitake
Valine mg 0.145mg Shiitake
Histidine mg 0.056mg Shiitake
Cholesterol 50mg mg Shiitake
Trans Fat g 0g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076g g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g g Frog legs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g g Frog legs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Shiitake
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 50mg)
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

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.