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Rib eye steak vs. Frog legs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Rib eye steak and Frog legs?

  • Rib eye steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Iron, yet Frog legs are higher in Copper, and Vitamin E .
  • Rib eye steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 71% more.
  • Rib eye steak has 127 times more Saturated Fat than Frog legs. While Rib eye steak has 9.684g of Saturated Fat, Frog legs have only 0.076g.

We used Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Frog legs, raw types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +49.3%
Contains more Zinc +491%
Contains more Selenium +110.6%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Phosphorus - 147
Equal in Potassium - 285
Equal in Sodium - 58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27% 11% 162%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84% 0% 77%
Contains more Iron +49.3%
Contains more Zinc +491%
Contains more Selenium +110.6%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Phosphorus - 147
Equal in Potassium - 285
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +309%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +425%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.2%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Choline +33.2%
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 Choline Vitamin K 2% 2% 6% 0% 18% 67% 93% 33% 111% 5% 263% 27% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 20% 6% 0% 35% 58% 23% 0% 28% 12% 50% 36% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +309%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +425%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.2%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Choline +33.2%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +44.5%
Contains more Fats +7170%
Contains more Water +50.3%
Contains more Other +13900%
24% 22% 54%
Protein: 23.69 g
Fats: 21.81 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 54.49 g
Other: 0.01 g
16% 82%
Protein: 16.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 81.9 g
Other: 1.4 g
Contains more Protein +44.5%
Contains more Fats +7170%
Contains more Water +50.3%
Contains more Other +13900%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +19747.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +906.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.2%
46% 50% 5%
Saturated Fat: 9.684 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.519 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.027 g
33% 23% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.076 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.053 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +19747.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +906.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Rib eye steak 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 Rib eye steak Frog legs Opinion
Protein 23.69g 16.4g Rib eye steak
Fats 21.81g 0.3g Rib eye steak
Calories 291kcal 73kcal Rib eye steak
Calcium 11mg 18mg Frog legs
Iron 2.24mg 1.5mg Rib eye steak
Magnesium 22mg 20mg Rib eye steak
Phosphorus 152mg 147mg Rib eye steak
Potassium 260mg 285mg Frog legs
Sodium 54mg 58mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 5.91mg 1mg Rib eye steak
Copper 0.08mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Manganese 0.08mg Rib eye steak
Selenium 29.7µg 14.1µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin A 25IU 50IU Frog legs
Vitamin A RAE 8µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin E 0.1mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 7IU 8IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.2µg
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.287mg 0.25mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 4.908mg 1.2mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B5 0.536mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B6 0.477mg 0.12mg Rib eye steak
Folate 6µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 2.1µg 0.4µg Rib eye steak
Choline 48.8mg 65mg Frog legs
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0.1µg Rib eye steak
Tryptophan 0.265mg Rib eye steak
Threonine 1.116mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 1.103mg Rib eye steak
Leucine 2.041mg Rib eye steak
Lysine 2.269mg Rib eye steak
Methionine 0.641mg Rib eye steak
Phenylalanine 0.95mg Rib eye steak
Valine 1.184mg Rib eye steak
Histidine 0.888mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 80mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat 1.478g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 9.684g 0.076g Frog legs
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0.02g Frog legs
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0.014g Frog legs
Omega-3 - DPA 0.014g 0.007g Rib eye steak
Monounsaturated Fat 10.519g 0.053g Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.027g 0.102g Rib eye steak
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Rib eye steak
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.7g Rib eye steak
Omega-3 - ALA 0.038g Rib eye steak
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.024g Rib eye steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rib eye steak Frog legs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Rib eye steak
21%
Frog legs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Rib eye steak
36%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.608g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Rib eye steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173392/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.

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