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Steak vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Steak and Frog legs?

  • Steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Iron, yet Frog legs are higher in Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 75% more.
  • Steak has 111 times more Saturated Fat than Frog legs. While Steak has 8.443g of Saturated Fat, Frog legs have only 0.076g.

We used Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +534%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +194.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 147
Equal in Potassium - 285
Equal in Sodium - 58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Zinc +534%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +194.1%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Steak
5
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +329.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +450%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.2%
Contains more Folate +150%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 20% 6% 0% 35% 58% 23% 0% 28% 12% 50% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +329.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +450%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.2%
Contains more Folate +150%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Steak Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.85g 16.4g Steak
Fats 19.02g 0.3g Steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 271kcal 73kcal Steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 18mg Frog legs
Iron 2.4mg 1.5mg Steak
Magnesium 23mg 20mg Steak
Phosphorus 163mg 147mg Steak
Potassium 279mg 285mg Frog legs
Sodium 58mg 58mg
Zinc 6.34mg 1mg Steak
Copper 0.085mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 25IU 50IU Frog legs
Vitamin E mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 6IU 8IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.2µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.074mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.301mg 0.25mg Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149mg 1.2mg Steak
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 0.12mg Steak
Folate 6µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 2.2µg 0.4µg Steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0.1µg Steak
Tryptophan 0.278mg mg Steak
Threonine 1.171mg mg Steak
Isoleucine 1.157mg mg Steak
Leucine 2.142mg mg Steak
Lysine 2.38mg mg Steak
Methionine 0.672mg mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997mg mg Steak
Valine 1.242mg mg Steak
Histidine 0.931mg mg Steak
Cholesterol 78mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.443g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171g 0.053g Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896g 0.102g Steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
49
Steak
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
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
149%
Steak
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Frog legs
Fats
88%
Steak
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Steak
Steak is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.367g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (58 mg)
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

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. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/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.