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Veal vs Frog legs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Veal and Frog legs

  • Veal has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, while Frog legs has more Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Veal covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 43% more than Frog legs.
  • Veal contains 40 times more Saturated Fat than Frog legs. While Veal contains 3.04g of Saturated Fat, Frog legs contain only 0.076g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Veal, ground, cooked, broiled 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Veal
4
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Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +287%
Contains more Iron +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Copper +142.7%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 57% 15% 63% 26% 8% 28% 84%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +287%
Contains more Iron +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Copper +142.7%
Equal in Calcium - 18

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
Veal
6
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +569.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +217.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
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 B3 +569.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +217.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25

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.
Veal Frog legs
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Veal Frog legs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.38g 16.4g Veal
Fats 7.56g 0.3g Veal
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 172kcal 73kcal Veal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 18mg Frog legs
Iron 0.99mg 1.5mg Frog legs
Magnesium 24mg 20mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 147mg Veal
Potassium 337mg 285mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 58mg Frog legs
Zinc 3.87mg 1mg Veal
Copper 0.103mg 0.25mg Frog legs
Vitamin A 0IU 50IU Frog legs
Vitamin E 0.15mg 1mg Frog legs
Vitamin D 0IU 8IU Frog legs
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Frog legs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.14mg Frog legs
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.25mg Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 1.2mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.12mg Veal
Folate 11µg 15µg Frog legs
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 0.4µg Veal
Vitamin K 1.2µg 0.1µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.247mg mg Veal
Threonine 1.065mg mg Veal
Isoleucine 1.201mg mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg mg Veal
Lysine 2.009mg mg Veal
Methionine 0.569mg mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984mg mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 50mg Frog legs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.04g 0.076g Frog legs
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 0.053g Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 0.102g Veal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Veal 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
47
Veal
19
Frog legs
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
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
146%
Veal
98%
Frog legs
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Frog legs
Fats
35%
Veal
1%
Frog legs

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Veal
Veal is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frog legs
Frog legs contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frog legs
Frog legs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.964g)
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

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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.