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Edible mushroom 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 - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Edible mushroom Shiitake
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Edible mushroom Shiitake
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
18
Edible mushroom
17
Shiitake
Mineral Summary Score
16
Edible mushroom
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
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Contains more Iron +22%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +123.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Zinc +98.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Equal in Potassium - 304
Contains more Iron +22%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +123.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Zinc +98.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Equal in Potassium - 304

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.877
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.5
Contains more Vitamin B1 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.877
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.5

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
19%
Edible mushroom
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
3%
Edible mushroom
7%
Shiitake
Fats
2%
Edible mushroom
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 Edible mushroom Shiitake Opinion
Calories 22 34 Shiitake
Protein 3.09 2.24 Edible mushroom
Fats 0.34 0.49 Shiitake
Vitamin C 2.1 Edible mushroom
Carbs 3.26 6.79 Shiitake
Cholesterol 0 Shiitake
Vitamin D 7 18 Shiitake
Iron 0.5 0.41 Edible mushroom
Calcium 3 2 Edible mushroom
Potassium 318 304 Edible mushroom
Magnesium 9 20 Shiitake
Sugars 1.98 2.38 Shiitake
Fiber 1 2.5 Shiitake
Copper 0.318 0.142 Edible mushroom
Zinc 0.52 1.03 Shiitake
Starch 0 Edible mushroom
Phosphorus 86 112 Shiitake
Sodium 5 9 Edible mushroom
Vitamin A 0 Edible mushroom
Vitamin E 0.01 Edible mushroom
Vitamin D 0.2 0.4 Shiitake
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.015 Edible mushroom
Vitamin B2 0.402 0.217 Edible mushroom
Vitamin B3 3.607 3.877 Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.497 1.5 Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.293 Shiitake
Vitamin B12 0.04 Edible mushroom
Vitamin K 0 Edible mushroom
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 0 Edible mushroom
Polyunsaturated fat 0.16 Edible mushroom
Tryptophan 0.035 0.011 Edible mushroom
Threonine 0.107 0.134 Shiitake
Isoleucine 0.076 0.111 Shiitake
Leucine 0.12 0.189 Shiitake
Lysine 0.107 0.134 Shiitake
Methionine 0.031 0.033 Shiitake
Phenylalanine 0.085 0.111 Shiitake
Valine 0.232 0.145 Edible mushroom
Histidine 0.057 0.056 Edible mushroom
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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