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Frog legs vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Frog legs and Short ribs different?

  • Frog legs are richer in Copper, and Vitamin B2, while Short ribs are higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Short ribs covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 93% more than Frog legs.
  • Frog legs contain 3 times more Copper than Short ribs. Frog legs contain 0.25mg of Copper, while Short ribs contain 0.099mg.
  • Frog legs are lower in Cholesterol.

Frog legs, raw and Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised 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 +50%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +27.2%
Contains more Copper +152.5%
Contains more Iron +54%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -13.8%
Contains more Zinc +388%
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% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +27.2%
Contains more Copper +152.5%
Contains more Iron +54%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -13.8%
Contains more Zinc +388%

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 +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin D +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +555%
Contains more Vitamin K +2300%
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% 6% 21% 0% 13% 35% 46% 16% 51% 4% 328% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin D +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +555%
Contains more Vitamin K +2300%

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 Short ribs
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 Short ribs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 16.4g 21.57g Short ribs
Fats 0.3g 41.98g Short ribs
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 73kcal 471kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 12mg Frog legs
Iron 1.5mg 2.31mg Short ribs
Magnesium 20mg 15mg Frog legs
Phosphorus 147mg 162mg Short ribs
Potassium 285mg 224mg Frog legs
Sodium 58mg 50mg Short ribs
Zinc 1mg 4.88mg Short ribs
Copper 0.25mg 0.099mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg 0.29mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 27IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.7µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.05mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.15mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 2.452mg Short ribs
Vitamin B5 mg 0.252mg Short ribs
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.22mg Short ribs
Folate 15µg 5µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 2.62µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 0.1µg 2.4µg Short ribs
Tryptophan mg 0.142mg Short ribs
Threonine mg 0.862mg Short ribs
Isoleucine mg 0.981mg Short ribs
Leucine mg 1.716mg Short ribs
Lysine mg 1.823mg Short ribs
Methionine mg 0.562mg Short ribs
Phenylalanine mg 0.852mg Short ribs
Valine mg 1.07mg Short ribs
Histidine mg 0.688mg Short ribs
Cholesterol 50mg 94mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.076g 17.8g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 18.88g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 1.53g Short ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Short ribs
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
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
45
Short ribs

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
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Short ribs
Fats
1%
Frog legs
194%
Short ribs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Short ribs
Short ribs is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.724g)
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. Short ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168613/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.