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Shiitake vs True morels - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
True morels
True morels contains less Sugars (difference - 1.78g)
Which food is cheaper?
True morels
True morels is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
True morels
True morels is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol ( mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Shiitake True morels
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shiitake True morels
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
17
Shiitake
23
True morels
Mineral Summary Score
16
Shiitake
58
True morels

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 less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Iron +2870.7%
Contains more Calcium +2050%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains more Copper +340.1%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Iron +2870.7%
Contains more Calcium +2050%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains more Copper +340.1%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 19

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +1044.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +360%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.205
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +1044.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +360%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.205

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
19%
True morels
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
5%
True morels
Fats
2%
Shiitake
3%
True morels

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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 True morels Opinion
Calories 34 31 Shiitake
Protein 2.24 3.12 True morels
Fats 0.49 0.57 True morels
Vitamin C
Carbs 6.79 5.1 Shiitake
Cholesterol
Vitamin D 18 206 True morels
Iron 0.41 12.18 True morels
Calcium 2 43 True morels
Potassium 304 411 True morels
Magnesium 20 19 Shiitake
Sugars 2.38 0.6 Shiitake
Fiber 2.5 2.8 True morels
Copper 0.142 0.625 True morels
Zinc 1.03 2.03 True morels
Starch
Phosphorus 112 194 True morels
Sodium 9 21 Shiitake
Vitamin A 0 True morels
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0.4 5.1 True morels
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.069 True morels
Vitamin B2 0.217 0.205 Shiitake
Vitamin B3 3.877 2.252 Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5 0.44 Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293 0.136 Shiitake
Vitamin B12
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.065 Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052 True morels
Polyunsaturated fat 0.433 True morels
Tryptophan 0.011 Shiitake
Threonine 0.134 Shiitake
Isoleucine 0.111 Shiitake
Leucine 0.189 Shiitake
Lysine 0.134 Shiitake
Methionine 0.033 Shiitake
Phenylalanine 0.111 Shiitake
Valine 0.145 Shiitake
Histidine 0.056 Shiitake
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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