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Ostrich vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Ostrich and Frog legs?

  • Ostrich is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1, yet Frog legs are richer in Copper.
  • Ostrich's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 244% higher.
  • Ostrich has 6 times more Vitamin B3 than Frog legs. Ostrich has 7.143mg of Vitamin B3, while Frog legs have 1.2mg.
  • Frog legs contain less Cholesterol.

We used Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked and Frog legs, raw types in this comparison.

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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
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Contains more Iron +86%
Contains more Potassium +27%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +385%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +64.5%
Contains less Sodium -27.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 2% 32% 18% 51% 133% 108% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 57% 6% 26% 15% 84% 28% 63% 8%
Contains more Iron +86%
Contains more Potassium +27%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +385%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +64.5%
Contains less Sodium -27.5%

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 B1 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +495.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1462.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +334.8%
Equal in Folate - 15
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% 5% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 782% 0% 12%
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 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +495.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1462.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +334.8%
Equal in Folate - 15

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
105
Ostrich
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
57
Ostrich
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
171%
Ostrich
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Ostrich
0%
Frog legs
Fats
12%
Ostrich
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.
Ostrich Frog legs
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Ostrich 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 is richer in minerals?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.924g)
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 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 Ostrich Frog legs Opinion
Calories 145 73 Ostrich
Protein 28.49 16.4 Ostrich
Fats 2.57 0.3 Ostrich
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 50 Frog legs
Vitamin D 8 Frog legs
Iron 2.79 1.5 Ostrich
Calcium 6 18 Frog legs
Potassium 362 285 Ostrich
Magnesium 25 20 Ostrich
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.152 0.25 Frog legs
Zinc 4.85 1 Ostrich
Starch
Phosphorus 251 147 Ostrich
Sodium 80 58 Frog legs
Vitamin A 0 50 Frog legs
Vitamin E 0.23 1 Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2 Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.232 0.14 Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.292 0.25 Ostrich
Vitamin B3 7.143 1.2 Ostrich
Vitamin B5 1.318 Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545 0.12 Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25 0.4 Ostrich
Vitamin K 0.1 Frog legs
Folate 15 15
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1 0.076 Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97 0.053 Ostrich
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44 0.102 Ostrich
Tryptophan 0.254 Ostrich
Threonine 1.25 Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354 Ostrich
Leucine 2.315 Ostrich
Lysine 2.516 Ostrich
Methionine 0.796 Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176 Ostrich
Valine 1.407 Ostrich
Histidine 0.716 Ostrich
Fructose

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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.