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Ground meat vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Ground meat and Frog legs

  • Ground meat has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Selenium, however Frog legs are higher in Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Ground meat covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 87% more than Frog legs.
  • Frog legs contain 80 times less Saturated Fat than Ground meat. Ground meat contains 6.073g of Saturated Fat, while Frog legs contain 0.076g.

Food varieties used in this article are Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Frog legs, raw.

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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 +83.3%
Contains more Iron +51.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.9%
Contains more Zinc +484%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains less Sodium -20.5%
Contains more Copper +216.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +51.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.9%
Contains more Zinc +484%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains less Sodium -20.5%
Contains more Copper +216.5%

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 B3 +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +522.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2800%
Contains more Vitamin A +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +174.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.2%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +522.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2800%
Contains more Vitamin A +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +174.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.2%
Contains more Folate +114.3%

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.
Ground meat Frog legs
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 Ground meat Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.87g 16.4g Ground meat
Fats 15.37g 0.3g Ground meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 241kcal 73kcal Ground meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 33mg 18mg Ground meat
Iron 2.27mg 1.5mg Ground meat
Magnesium 17mg 20mg Frog legs
Phosphorus 166mg 147mg Ground meat
Potassium 241mg 285mg Frog legs
Sodium 73mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 5.84mg 1mg Ground meat
Copper 0.079mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 9IU 50IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 0.12mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 2IU 8IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 4.026mg 1.2mg Ground meat
Vitamin B5 0.512mg mg Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.311mg 0.12mg Ground meat
Folate 7µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 2.49µg 0.4µg Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.9µg 0.1µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.121mg mg Ground meat
Threonine 0.923mg mg Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055mg mg Ground meat
Leucine 1.861mg mg Ground meat
Lysine 1.976mg mg Ground meat
Methionine 0.614mg mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931mg mg Ground meat
Valine 1.172mg mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.775mg mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 88mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat 1.173g g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 6.073g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322g 0.053g Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408g 0.102g Ground meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ground meat Frog legs
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
46
Ground meat
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
49
Ground meat
35
Frog legs

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
143%
Ground meat
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
0%
Frog legs
Fats
71%
Ground meat
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.997g)
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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/nutrients
  2. Frog legs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168148/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.