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Frog legs vs Ostrich - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Frog legs and Ostrich?

  • Frog legs are richer in Copper, yet Ostrich is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1.
  • Ostrich's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 244% higher.
  • Frog legs have 2 times more Copper than Ostrich. Frog legs have 0.25mg of Copper, while Ostrich has 0.152mg.
  • Frog legs contain less Cholesterol.

We used Frog legs, raw and Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +64.5%
Contains less Sodium -27.5%
Contains more Iron +86%
Contains more Potassium +27%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +385%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 2% 32% 18% 51% 133% 108% 11%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +64.5%
Contains less Sodium -27.5%
Contains more Iron +86%
Contains more Potassium +27%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +385%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.7%

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 E +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +495.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1462.5%
Equal in Folate - 15
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% 5% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 782% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +495.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1462.5%
Equal in Folate - 15

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
105
Ostrich
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
57
Ostrich

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
171%
Ostrich
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Ostrich
Fats
1%
Frog legs
12%
Ostrich

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

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Frog legs Ostrich
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 is richer in minerals?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.924g)
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 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 Ostrich Opinion
Calories 73 145 Ostrich
Protein 16.4 28.49 Ostrich
Fats 0.3 2.57 Ostrich
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 50 85 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 Frog legs
Iron 1.5 2.79 Ostrich
Calcium 18 6 Frog legs
Potassium 285 362 Ostrich
Magnesium 20 25 Ostrich
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.152 Frog legs
Zinc 1 4.85 Ostrich
Starch
Phosphorus 147 251 Ostrich
Sodium 58 80 Frog legs
Vitamin A 50 0 Frog legs
Vitamin E 1 0.23 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.14 0.232 Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.292 Ostrich
Vitamin B3 1.2 7.143 Ostrich
Vitamin B5 1.318 Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.545 Ostrich
Vitamin B12 0.4 6.25 Ostrich
Vitamin K 0.1 Frog legs
Folate 15 15
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.076 1 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 0.97 Ostrich
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102 0.44 Ostrich
Tryptophan 0.254 Ostrich
Threonine 1.25 Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354 Ostrich
Leucine 2.315 Ostrich
Lysine 2.516 Ostrich
Methionine 0.796 Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176 Ostrich
Valine 1.407 Ostrich
Histidine 0.716 Ostrich
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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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.