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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -27.5%
Contains more Copper +64.5%
Contains more Iron +86%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.7%
Contains more Potassium +27%
Contains more Zinc +385%
Contains more Selenium +166%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84% 0% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51% 3% 205%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -27.5%
Contains more Copper +64.5%
Contains more Iron +86%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.7%
Contains more Potassium +27%
Contains more Zinc +385%
Contains more Selenium +166%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 20% 6% 0% 35% 58% 23% 0% 28% 12% 50% 36% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 0% 0%
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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +19.5%
Contains more Other +225.6%
Contains more Protein +73.7%
Contains more Fats +756.7%
16% 82%
Protein: 16.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 81.9 g
Other: 1.4 g
28% 3% 69%
Protein: 28.49 g
Fats: 2.57 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.51 g
Other: 0.43 g
Contains more Water +19.5%
Contains more Other +225.6%
Contains more Protein +73.7%
Contains more Fats +756.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1730.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +331.4%
33% 23% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.076 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.053 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
41% 40% 18%
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.44 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1730.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +331.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Frog legs Ostrich
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Ostrich Opinion
Protein 16.4g 28.49g Ostrich
Fats 0.3g 2.57g Ostrich
Calories 73kcal 145kcal Ostrich
Calcium 18mg 6mg Frog legs
Iron 1.5mg 2.79mg Ostrich
Magnesium 20mg 25mg Ostrich
Phosphorus 147mg 251mg Ostrich
Potassium 285mg 362mg Ostrich
Sodium 58mg 80mg Frog legs
Zinc 1mg 4.85mg Ostrich
Copper 0.25mg 0.152mg Frog legs
Manganese 0.019mg Ostrich
Selenium 14.1µg 37.5µg Ostrich
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Frog legs
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 0µg Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg 0.23mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.232mg Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.292mg Ostrich
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 7.143mg Ostrich
Vitamin B5 1.318mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.545mg Ostrich
Folate 15µg 15µg
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 6.25µg Ostrich
Choline 65mg Frog legs
Vitamin K 0.1µg Frog legs
Tryptophan 0.254mg Ostrich
Threonine 1.25mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354mg Ostrich
Leucine 2.315mg Ostrich
Lysine 2.516mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.796mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176mg Ostrich
Valine 1.407mg Ostrich
Histidine 0.716mg Ostrich
Cholesterol 50mg 85mg Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076g 1g Frog legs
Omega-3 - DHA 0.02g Frog legs
Omega-3 - EPA 0.014g Frog legs
Omega-3 - DPA 0.007g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 0.97g Ostrich
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 0.44g Ostrich

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Ostrich
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Frog legs
97%
Ostrich
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Frog legs
66%
Ostrich

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 contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.