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Cheese vs Shiitake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 644mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.867g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cheese
Cheese contains less Sugars (difference - 1.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cheese
Cheese is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cheese Shiitake
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cheese Shiitake
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
23
Cheese
17
Shiitake
Mineral Summary Score
67
Cheese
16
Shiitake

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
Cheese
4
:
Contains more Calcium +35400%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Zinc +253.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +306.3%
Contains more Iron +192.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Copper +373.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Calcium +35400%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Zinc +253.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +306.3%
Contains more Iron +192.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Copper +373.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%

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
Cheese
8
:
Contains more Vitamin D +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6471.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +343.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6471.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +343.9%

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 the food
Protein
137%
Cheese
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
7%
Shiitake
Fats
154%
Cheese
2%
Shiitake

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cheese Shiitake Opinion
Calories 404 34 Cheese
Protein 22.87 2.24 Cheese
Fats 33.31 0.49 Cheese
Vitamin C 0 Cheese
Carbs 3.09 6.79 Shiitake
Cholesterol 99 Shiitake
Vitamin D 24 18 Cheese
Iron 0.14 0.41 Shiitake
Calcium 710 2 Cheese
Potassium 76 304 Shiitake
Magnesium 27 20 Cheese
Sugars 0.48 2.38 Shiitake
Fiber 0 2.5 Shiitake
Copper 0.03 0.142 Shiitake
Zinc 3.64 1.03 Cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 455 112 Cheese
Sodium 653 9 Shiitake
Vitamin A 1242 Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71 Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6 0.4 Cheese
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.015 Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.428 0.217 Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.059 3.877 Shiitake
Vitamin B5 0.41 1.5 Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.293 Shiitake
Vitamin B12 1.1 Cheese
Vitamin K 2.4 Cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.917 0 Shiitake
Saturated Fat 18.867 Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246 Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421 Cheese
Tryptophan 0.547 0.011 Cheese
Threonine 1.044 0.134 Cheese
Isoleucine 1.206 0.111 Cheese
Leucine 1.939 0.189 Cheese
Lysine 1.025 0.134 Cheese
Methionine 0.547 0.033 Cheese
Phenylalanine 1.074 0.111 Cheese
Valine 1.404 0.145 Cheese
Histidine 0.547 0.056 Cheese
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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