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Edible mushroom vs True morels - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Edible mushroom and True morels

  • Edible mushroom is richer in Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Vitamin B3, while True morels are higher in Iron, Copper, Vitamin D, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • True morels covers your daily Iron needs 146% more than Edible mushroom.
  • Edible mushroom has 4 times more Selenium than True morels. Edible mushroom has 9.3µg of Selenium, while True morels have 2.2µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mushrooms, white, raw and Mushrooms, morel, 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 less Sodium -76.2%
Contains more Calcium +1333.3%
Contains more Iron +2336%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +125.6%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains more Zinc +290.4%
Contains more Copper +96.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 19% 7% 37% 29% 1% 15% 106%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 457% 14% 84% 37% 3% 56% 209%
Contains less Sodium -76.2%
Contains more Calcium +1333.3%
Contains more Iron +2336%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +125.6%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains more Zinc +290.4%
Contains more Copper +96.5%

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 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.2%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +2450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 6% 7% 21% 93% 68% 90% 24% 13% 5% 0%
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% 153% 0% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 7% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.2%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +2450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.8%

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.
Edible mushroom True morels
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Edible mushroom True morels Opinion
Net carbs 2.26g 2.3g True morels
Protein 3.09g 3.12g True morels
Fats 0.34g 0.57g True morels
Carbs 3.26g 5.1g True morels
Calories 22kcal 31kcal True morels
Starch 0g g Edible mushroom
Fructose 0.17g 0g Edible mushroom
Sugar 1.98g 0.6g True morels
Fiber 1g 2.8g True morels
Calcium 3mg 43mg True morels
Iron 0.5mg 12.18mg True morels
Magnesium 9mg 19mg True morels
Phosphorus 86mg 194mg True morels
Potassium 318mg 411mg True morels
Sodium 5mg 21mg Edible mushroom
Zinc 0.52mg 2.03mg True morels
Copper 0.318mg 0.625mg True morels
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.01mg mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin D 7IU 206IU True morels
Vitamin D 0.2µg 5.1µg True morels
Vitamin C 2.1mg mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.069mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B2 0.402mg 0.205mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B3 3.607mg 2.252mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B5 1.497mg 0.44mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.136mg True morels
Folate 17µg 9µg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B12 0.04µg µg Edible mushroom
Vitamin K 0µg µg Edible mushroom
Tryptophan 0.035mg mg Edible mushroom
Threonine 0.107mg mg Edible mushroom
Isoleucine 0.076mg mg Edible mushroom
Leucine 0.12mg mg Edible mushroom
Lysine 0.107mg mg Edible mushroom
Methionine 0.031mg mg Edible mushroom
Phenylalanine 0.085mg mg Edible mushroom
Valine 0.232mg mg Edible mushroom
Histidine 0.057mg mg Edible mushroom
Cholesterol 0mg mg True morels
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.065g Edible mushroom
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.052g True morels
Polyunsaturated fat 0.16g 0.433g True morels

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
27
Edible mushroom
27
True morels
Mineral Summary Score
26
Edible mushroom
109
True morels

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
19%
Edible mushroom
19%
True morels
Carbohydrates
3%
Edible mushroom
5%
True morels
Fats
2%
Edible mushroom
3%
True morels

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
True morels
True morels is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.38g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
True morels
True morels is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
True morels
True morels is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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. Edible mushroom - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169251/nutrients
  2. True morels - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168423/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.