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Frog legs vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Frog legs and Veal

  • Frog legs have more Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B1, while Veal have more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Veal covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 43% more than Frog legs.
  • Frog legs contain 2 times more Copper than Veal. While Frog legs contain 0.25mg of Copper, Veal contains only 0.103mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Frog legs are lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Frog legs, raw and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled.

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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
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Veal
Contains more Iron +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Copper +142.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +287%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Contains more Iron +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Copper +142.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +287%
Equal in Calcium - 17

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +569.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +217.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
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% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +569.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +217.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27

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 Veal
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 minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frog legs Veal Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 16.4g 24.38g Veal
Fats 0.3g 7.56g Veal
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 73kcal 172kcal Veal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 17mg Frog legs
Iron 1.5mg 0.99mg Frog legs
Magnesium 20mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 147mg 217mg Veal
Potassium 285mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 58mg 83mg Frog legs
Zinc 1mg 3.87mg Veal
Copper 0.25mg 0.103mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 1mg 0.15mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 8IU 0IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.07mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.27mg Veal
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate 15µg 11µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.4µg 1.27µg Veal
Vitamin K 0.1µg 1.2µg Veal
Tryptophan mg 0.247mg Veal
Threonine mg 1.065mg Veal
Isoleucine mg 1.201mg Veal
Leucine mg 1.94mg Veal
Lysine mg 2.009mg Veal
Methionine mg 0.569mg Veal
Phenylalanine mg 0.984mg Veal
Valine mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 50mg 103mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.076g 3.04g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 2.84g Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 0.55g Veal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frog legs Veal
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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
35
Frog legs
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Frog legs
0%
Veal
Fats
1%
Frog legs
35%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Veal
Veal is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.964g)
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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.