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Shiitake vs Egg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 373mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 115mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.267g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Egg
Egg contains less Sugars (difference - 1.26g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Egg
Egg is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in vitamins

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.
Shiitake Egg
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Egg
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
17
Shiitake
28
Egg
Mineral Summary Score
16
Shiitake
55
Egg

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
:
5
Egg
Contains more Potassium +141.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Iron +190.2%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Copper +1308.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.6%
Equal in Zinc - 1.05
Contains more Potassium +141.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Iron +190.2%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Copper +1308.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.6%
Equal in Zinc - 1.05

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
:
8
Egg
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5957.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.398
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5957.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.398

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
13%
Shiitake
75%
Egg
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
1%
Egg
Fats
2%
Shiitake
49%
Egg

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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 Shiitake Egg Opinion
Calories 34 155 Egg
Protein 2.24 12.58 Egg
Fats 0.49 10.61 Egg
Vitamin C 0 Egg
Carbs 6.79 1.12 Shiitake
Cholesterol 373 Shiitake
Vitamin D 18 87 Egg
Iron 0.41 1.19 Egg
Calcium 2 50 Egg
Potassium 304 126 Shiitake
Magnesium 20 10 Shiitake
Sugars 2.38 1.12 Shiitake
Fiber 2.5 0 Shiitake
Copper 0.142 2 Egg
Zinc 1.03 1.05 Egg
Starch
Phosphorus 112 172 Egg
Sodium 9 124 Shiitake
Vitamin A 520 Egg
Vitamin E 1.03 Egg
Vitamin D 0.4 2.2 Egg
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.066 Egg
Vitamin B2 0.217 0.513 Egg
Vitamin B3 3.877 0.064 Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5 1.398 Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293 0.121 Shiitake
Vitamin B12 1.11 Egg
Vitamin K 0.3 Egg
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Egg
Saturated Fat 3.267 Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 4.077 Egg
Polyunsaturated fat 1.414 Egg
Tryptophan 0.011 0.153 Egg
Threonine 0.134 0.604 Egg
Isoleucine 0.111 0.686 Egg
Leucine 0.189 1.075 Egg
Lysine 0.134 0.904 Egg
Methionine 0.033 0.392 Egg
Phenylalanine 0.111 0.668 Egg
Valine 0.145 0.767 Egg
Histidine 0.056 0.298 Egg
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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