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Roast beef vs. Frog legs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Roast beef and Frog legs

  • Roast beef has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Iron, while Frog legs has more Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Roast beef covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 68% more than Frog legs.
  • Roast beef contains 15 times more Sodium than Frog legs. While Roast beef contains 853mg of Sodium, Frog legs contain only 58mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Roast beef, deli style, prepackaged, sliced 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains more Potassium +127%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Copper +190.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Selenium - 14.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1.5% 77% 14% 104% 57% 111% 87% 29% 2% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.4% 56% 14% 63% 25% 7.6% 27% 83% 0% 77%
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains more Potassium +127%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Copper +190.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Selenium - 14.1

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 B3 +365.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +410%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Vitamin A +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +225.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.4%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Choline +48.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.66% 9.8% 0% 0% 11% 49% 105% 34% 106% 3.8% 255% 24% 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% 11% 50% 35% 0.25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +365.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +410%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Vitamin A +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +225.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.4%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Choline +48.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +13.5%
Contains more Fats +1130%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +137.9%
Contains more Water +11.1%
19% 4% 74% 3%
Protein: 18.62 g
Fats: 3.69 g
Carbs: 0.64 g
Water: 73.72 g
Other: 3.33 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 +13.5%
Contains more Fats +1130%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +137.9%
Contains more Water +11.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2769.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +164.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.2%
42% 49% 9%
Saturated Fat: 1.318 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.521 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.27 g
33% 23% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.076 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.053 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2769.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +164.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Roast beef Frog legs
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roast beef Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0.64g 0g Roast beef
Protein 18.62g 16.4g Roast beef
Fats 3.69g 0.3g Roast beef
Carbs 0.64g 0g Roast beef
Calories 115kcal 73kcal Roast beef
Sugar 0.29g 0g Frog legs
Calcium 5mg 18mg Frog legs
Iron 2.05mg 1.5mg Roast beef
Magnesium 20mg 20mg
Phosphorus 242mg 147mg Roast beef
Potassium 647mg 285mg Roast beef
Sodium 853mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 3.2mg 1mg Roast beef
Copper 0.086mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Manganese 0.015mg Roast beef
Selenium 14.7µg 14.1µg Roast beef
Vitamin A 11IU 50IU Frog legs
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin E 0.49mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 1IU 8IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Frog legs
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin B3 5.581mg 1.2mg Roast beef
Vitamin B5 0.566mg Roast beef
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.12mg Roast beef
Folate 5µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 2.04µg 0.4µg Roast beef
Choline 43.9mg 65mg Frog legs
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0.1µg Roast beef
Cholesterol 51mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat 0.148g Frog legs
Saturated Fat 1.318g 0.076g Frog legs
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0.02g Frog legs
Omega-3 - EPA 0.007g 0.014g Frog legs
Omega-3 - DPA 0.012g 0.007g Roast beef
Monounsaturated Fat 1.521g 0.053g Roast beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.27g 0.102g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.14g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Roast beef
Omega-3 - ALA 0.017g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Roast beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Roast beef Frog legs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
46%
Roast beef
21%
Frog legs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Roast beef
36%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Roast beef
Roast beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Roast beef
Roast beef is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 795mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.242g)
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.

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. Roast beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174570/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.