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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
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%
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% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51%
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%

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 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% 5% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 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

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 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
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 16.4g 28.49g Ostrich
Fats 0.3g 2.57g Ostrich
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 73kcal 145kcal Ostrich
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
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
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg 0.23mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.232mg Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.292mg Ostrich
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 7.143mg Ostrich
Vitamin B5 mg 1.318mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.545mg Ostrich
Folate 15µg 15µg
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 6.25µg Ostrich
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Frog legs
Tryptophan mg 0.254mg Ostrich
Threonine mg 1.25mg Ostrich
Isoleucine mg 1.354mg Ostrich
Leucine mg 2.315mg Ostrich
Lysine mg 2.516mg Ostrich
Methionine mg 0.796mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine mg 1.176mg Ostrich
Valine mg 1.407mg Ostrich
Histidine mg 0.716mg Ostrich
Cholesterol 50mg 85mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.076g 1g 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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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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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

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

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.