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Frog legs vs Rib eye steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Frog legs and Rib eye steak?

  • Frog legs are higher in Copper, and Vitamin E , yet Rib eye steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Iron.
  • Rib eye steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 71% more.
  • Frog legs have 10 times more Vitamin E than Rib eye steak. While Frog legs have 1mg of Vitamin E , Rib eye steak has only 0.1mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Frog legs are lower.

We used Frog legs, raw and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled types 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 +63.6%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains more Iron +49.3%
Contains more Zinc +491%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 152
Equal in Potassium - 260
Equal in Sodium - 54
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Contains more Iron +49.3%
Contains more Zinc +491%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 152
Equal in Potassium - 260
Equal in Sodium - 54

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 +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.2%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +309%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +425%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2
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 2% 2% 6% 0% 18% 67% 93% 33% 111% 5% 263% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.2%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +309%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +425%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2

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 Rib eye steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Rib eye steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 16.4g 23.69g Rib eye steak
Fats 0.3g 21.81g Rib eye steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 73kcal 291kcal Rib eye steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 11mg Frog legs
Iron 1.5mg 2.24mg Rib eye steak
Magnesium 20mg 22mg Rib eye steak
Phosphorus 147mg 152mg Rib eye steak
Potassium 285mg 260mg Frog legs
Sodium 58mg 54mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 1mg 5.91mg Rib eye steak
Copper 0.25mg 0.08mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 25IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg 0.1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 7IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.2µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.071mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.287mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 4.908mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.536mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.477mg Rib eye steak
Folate 15µg 6µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 2.1µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin K 0.1µg 1.6µg Rib eye steak
Tryptophan mg 0.265mg Rib eye steak
Threonine mg 1.116mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine mg 1.103mg Rib eye steak
Leucine mg 2.041mg Rib eye steak
Lysine mg 2.269mg Rib eye steak
Methionine mg 0.641mg Rib eye steak
Phenylalanine mg 0.95mg Rib eye steak
Valine mg 1.184mg Rib eye steak
Histidine mg 0.888mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 50mg 80mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g 1.478g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 0.076g 9.684g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 10.519g Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 1.027g Rib eye steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Rib eye steak
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
50
Rib eye steak
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
48
Rib eye steak

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
142%
Rib eye steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Rib eye steak
Fats
1%
Frog legs
101%
Rib eye steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.608g)
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 minerals?
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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.
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. Rib eye steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173392/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.