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Meat vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Meat and Frog legs

  • Meat is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12, however Frog legs are richer in Copper.
  • Meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 68% higher.
  • Meat has 6 times more Vitamin B3 than Frog legs. While Meat has 7.432mg of Vitamin B3, Frog legs have only 1.2mg.
  • Frog legs have less Cholesterol.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, 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
Meat
5
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Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.6%
Contains more Potassium +47.7%
Contains more Zinc +142%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Copper +125.2%
Equal in Sodium - 58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.6%
Contains more Potassium +47.7%
Contains more Zinc +142%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Copper +125.2%
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
Meat
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +578.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +519.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +515.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1150%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 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 B1 +578.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +519.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +515.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1150%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2

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.
Meat Frog legs
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 Meat Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 26.17g 16.4g Meat
Fats 3.51g 0.3g Meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 143kcal 73kcal Meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 18mg Frog legs
Iron 1.15mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Magnesium 29mg 20mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 147mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 285mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 58mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 1mg Meat
Copper 0.111mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 0IU 50IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 0.08mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 10IU 8IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.2µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.14mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.25mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 1.2mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.12mg Meat
Folate 0µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 0.4µg Meat
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Frog legs
Tryptophan 0.275mg mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat 0.033g g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 1.198g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 0.053g Meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 0.102g Meat

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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
65
Meat
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
41
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
157%
Meat
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Frog legs
Fats
16%
Meat
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.122g)
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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.