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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 67% 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
:
Contains more Potassium +47.7%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Zinc +142%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.6%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +125.2%
Equal in Sodium - 58
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Contains more Potassium +47.7%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Zinc +142%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.6%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Calcium +200%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 20% 6% 35% 58% 23% 0% 28% 50% 1% 12%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2

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 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

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Meat Frog legs
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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