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Frog legs vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Frog legs and Steak?

  • Frog legs are higher in Copper, and Vitamin B1, yet Steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Iron.
  • Steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 75% more.
  • Frog legs have 3 times more Copper than Steak. While Frog legs have 0.25mg of Copper, Steak has only 0.085mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Frog legs are lower.

We used Frog legs, raw and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" 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 +50%
Contains more Copper +194.1%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +534%
Equal in Potassium - 279
Equal in Sodium - 58
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% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +194.1%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +534%
Equal in Potassium - 279
Equal in Sodium - 58

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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Steak
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.2%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +329.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +450%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
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% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.2%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +329.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +450%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 16.4g 24.85g Steak
Fats 0.3g 19.02g Steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 73kcal 271kcal Steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 12mg Frog legs
Iron 1.5mg 2.4mg Steak
Magnesium 20mg 23mg Steak
Phosphorus 147mg 163mg Steak
Potassium 285mg 279mg Frog legs
Sodium 58mg 58mg
Zinc 1mg 6.34mg Steak
Copper 0.25mg 0.085mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 25IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 6IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.074mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.301mg Steak
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 5.149mg Steak
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.5mg Steak
Folate 15µg 6µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 2.2µg Steak
Vitamin K 0.1µg 1.6µg Steak
Tryptophan mg 0.278mg Steak
Threonine mg 1.171mg Steak
Isoleucine mg 1.157mg Steak
Leucine mg 2.142mg Steak
Lysine mg 2.38mg Steak
Methionine mg 0.672mg Steak
Phenylalanine mg 0.997mg Steak
Valine mg 1.242mg Steak
Histidine mg 0.931mg Steak
Cholesterol 50mg 78mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.076g 8.443g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 9.171g Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 0.896g Steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs 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
49
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
52
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
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Steak
Fats
1%
Frog legs
88%
Steak

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Steak
Steak is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.367g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (58 mg)
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. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/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.