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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Shiitake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Parmigiano-Reggiano and Shiitake

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has more Calcium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Copper, however Shiitake has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano's daily need coverage for Calcium is 111% more.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has 170 times more Sodium than Shiitake. Parmigiano-Reggiano has 1529mg of Sodium, while Shiitake has 9mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat and Mushrooms, shiitake, 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
Contains more Calcium +55350%
Contains more Iron +119.5%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Phosphorus +550.9%
Contains more Zinc +275.7%
Contains more Copper +67.6%
Contains more Potassium +143.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Contains more Calcium +55350%
Contains more Iron +119.5%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Phosphorus +550.9%
Contains more Zinc +275.7%
Contains more Copper +67.6%
Contains more Potassium +143.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%

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 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3300.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +498%
Contains more Folate +30%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 12% 0% 4% 51% 73% 90% 68% 10% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3300.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +498%
Contains more Folate +30%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.4

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.
Parmigiano-Reggiano Shiitake
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Shiitake Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 4.29g Shiitake
Protein 20g 2.24g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 20g 0.49g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbs 1.37g 6.79g Shiitake
Calories 265kcal 34kcal Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Shiitake
Sugar 0g 2.38g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fiber 0g 2.5g Shiitake
Calcium 1109mg 2mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9mg 0.41mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Magnesium 38mg 20mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phosphorus 729mg 112mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125mg 304mg Shiitake
Sodium 1529mg 9mg Shiitake
Zinc 3.87mg 1.03mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Copper 0.238mg 0.142mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin A 605IU IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 15IU 18IU Shiitake
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.4µg
Vitamin C 0mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.015mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B2 0.486mg 0.217mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114mg 3.877mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 0.325mg 1.5mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.049mg 0.293mg Shiitake
Folate 10µg 13µg Shiitake
Vitamin B12 2.26µg µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7µg µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.24mg 0.011mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 1.519mg 0.134mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2mg 0.111mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983mg 0.189mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459mg 0.134mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369mg 0.033mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 1.604mg 0.111mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498mg 0.145mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752mg 0.056mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 88mg mg Shiitake
Trans Fat g 0g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Saturated Fat 13.317g g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098g g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462g g Parmigiano-Reggiano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano Shiitake
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
25
Shiitake
Mineral Summary Score
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano
23
Shiitake

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
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
7%
Shiitake
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
2%
Shiitake

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 1520mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.317g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is relatively richer in minerals
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. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/nutrients
  2. Shiitake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169242/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.