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Shiitake vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Shiitake and Frog legs different?

  • Shiitake is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, while Frog legs are higher in Selenium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Fiber.
  • Shiitake covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 17% more than Frog legs.
  • Shiitake contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Frog legs. Shiitake contains 0.293mg of Vitamin B6, while Frog legs contain 0.12mg.

Mushrooms, shiitake, raw and Frog legs, raw types were used in this article.

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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 less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Iron +265.9%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Equal in Potassium - 285
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 1% 27% 15% 48% 29% 48% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Iron +265.9%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Equal in Potassium - 285
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 1

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 D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.2%
Contains more Folate +15.4%
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% 0% 12% 4% 51% 73% 90% 68% 0% 0% 10%
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 D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.2%
Contains more Folate +15.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shiitake Frog legs Opinion
Calories 34kcal 73kcal Frog legs
Protein 2.24g 16.4g Frog legs
Fats 0.49g 0.3g Shiitake
Vitamin C mg 0mg Frog legs
Net carbs 4.29g 0g Shiitake
Carbs 6.79g 0g Shiitake
Cholesterol mg 50mg Shiitake
Vitamin D 18IU 8IU Shiitake
Iron 0.41mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Calcium 2mg 18mg Frog legs
Potassium 304mg 285mg Shiitake
Magnesium 20mg 20mg
Sugar 2.38g 0g Frog legs
Fiber 2.5g 0g Shiitake
Copper 0.142mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Zinc 1.03mg 1mg Shiitake
Starch g g
Phosphorus 112mg 147mg Frog legs
Sodium 9mg 58mg Shiitake
Vitamin A IU 50IU Frog legs
Vitamin E mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.2µg Shiitake
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 3.877mg 1.2mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5mg mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0.12mg Shiitake
Vitamin B12 µg 0.4µg Frog legs
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Frog legs
Folate 13µg 15µg Frog legs
Trans Fat 0g g Frog legs
Saturated Fat g 0.076g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.053g Frog legs
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.102g Frog legs
Tryptophan 0.011mg mg Shiitake
Threonine 0.134mg mg Shiitake
Isoleucine 0.111mg mg Shiitake
Leucine 0.189mg mg Shiitake
Lysine 0.134mg mg Shiitake
Methionine 0.033mg mg Shiitake
Phenylalanine 0.111mg mg Shiitake
Valine 0.145mg mg Shiitake
Histidine 0.056mg mg Shiitake
Fructose 0g g Shiitake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Frog legs
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
25
Shiitake
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
23
Shiitake
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
13%
Shiitake
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
0%
Frog legs
Fats
2%
Shiitake
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 50mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.076g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Frog legs
Frog legs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Frog legs
Frog legs is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Shiitake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169242/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.