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Horse meat vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Horse meat and Frog legs

  • Horse meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, however Frog legs are richer in Vitamin B2, and Copper.
  • Horse meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 115% higher.
  • Horse meat has 25 times more Saturated Fat than Frog legs. While Horse meat has 1.9g of Saturated Fat, Frog legs have only 0.076g.

The food types used in this comparison are Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted 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 Iron +235.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +68%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains more Zinc +282%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Equal in Sodium - 58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Iron +235.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +68%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains more Zinc +282%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +303.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +690%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 0% 396% 0%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +303.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +690%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.3%

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.
Horse meat Frog legs
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horse meat Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.14g 16.4g Horse meat
Fats 6.05g 0.3g Horse meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 175kcal 73kcal Horse meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Horse meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 18mg Frog legs
Iron 5.03mg 1.5mg Horse meat
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Horse meat
Phosphorus 247mg 147mg Horse meat
Potassium 379mg 285mg Horse meat
Sodium 55mg 58mg Horse meat
Zinc 3.82mg 1mg Horse meat
Copper 0.171mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 0IU 50IU Frog legs
Vitamin E mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D IU 8IU Frog legs
Vitamin D µg 0.2µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Horse meat
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 4.84mg 1.2mg Horse meat
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 0.12mg Horse meat
Folate µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 3.16µg 0.4µg Horse meat
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Frog legs
Tryptophan 0.349mg mg Horse meat
Threonine 1.262mg mg Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334mg mg Horse meat
Leucine 2.232mg mg Horse meat
Lysine 2.398mg mg Horse meat
Methionine 0.623mg mg Horse meat
Phenylalanine 1.157mg mg Horse meat
Valine 1.458mg mg Horse meat
Histidine 1.081mg mg Horse meat
Cholesterol 68mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.9g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12g 0.053g Horse meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85g 0.102g Horse meat

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Horse 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
52
Horse meat
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
65
Horse 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
169%
Horse meat
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Horse meat
0%
Frog legs
Fats
28%
Horse meat
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Horse meat
Horse meat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.824g)
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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.