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Cheese vs Shiitake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cheese and Shiitake?

  • Cheese is higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin B2, however Shiitake is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Copper.
  • Cheese's daily need coverage for Calcium is 71% more.
  • Shiitake contains 73 times less Sodium than Cheese. Cheese contains 653mg of Sodium, while Shiitake contains 9mg.

We used Cheese, cheddar and Mushrooms, shiitake, raw types in this article.

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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 +35400%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +306.3%
Contains more Zinc +253.4%
Contains more Iron +192.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Copper +373.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Contains more Calcium +35400%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +306.3%
Contains more Zinc +253.4%
Contains more Iron +192.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Copper +373.3%

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.2%
Contains more Folate +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6471.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +343.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 6%
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 D +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.2%
Contains more Folate +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6471.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +343.9%

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.
Cheese 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 vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cheese Shiitake Opinion
Net carbs 3.09g 4.29g Shiitake
Protein 22.87g 2.24g Cheese
Fats 33.31g 0.49g Cheese
Carbs 3.09g 6.79g Shiitake
Calories 404kcal 34kcal Cheese
Starch g g
Fructose 0g 0g
Sugar 0.48g 2.38g Cheese
Fiber 0g 2.5g Shiitake
Calcium 710mg 2mg Cheese
Iron 0.14mg 0.41mg Shiitake
Magnesium 27mg 20mg Cheese
Phosphorus 455mg 112mg Cheese
Potassium 76mg 304mg Shiitake
Sodium 653mg 9mg Shiitake
Zinc 3.64mg 1.03mg Cheese
Copper 0.03mg 0.142mg Shiitake
Vitamin A 1242IU IU Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71mg mg Cheese
Vitamin D 24IU 18IU Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6µg 0.4µg Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg mg Cheese
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.015mg Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.428mg 0.217mg Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.059mg 3.877mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 0.41mg 1.5mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.293mg Shiitake
Folate 27µg 13µg Cheese
Vitamin B12 1.1µg µg Cheese
Vitamin K 2.4µg µg Cheese
Tryptophan 0.547mg 0.011mg Cheese
Threonine 1.044mg 0.134mg Cheese
Isoleucine 1.206mg 0.111mg Cheese
Leucine 1.939mg 0.189mg Cheese
Lysine 1.025mg 0.134mg Cheese
Methionine 0.547mg 0.033mg Cheese
Phenylalanine 1.074mg 0.111mg Cheese
Valine 1.404mg 0.145mg Cheese
Histidine 0.547mg 0.056mg Cheese
Cholesterol 99mg mg Shiitake
Trans Fat 0.917g 0g Shiitake
Saturated Fat 18.867g g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246g g Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421g g Cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cheese 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
35
Cheese
25
Shiitake
Mineral Summary Score
79
Cheese
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
137%
Cheese
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
7%
Shiitake
Fats
154%
Cheese
2%
Shiitake

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 644mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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 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. Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.