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Edible mushroom vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Edible mushroom and Pork

  • Edible mushroom has more Copper and Vitamin B5, however Pork is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus and Zinc.
  • Pork's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 66% more.
  • Edible mushroom contains 4 times more Copper than Pork. Edible mushroom contains 0.318mg of Copper, while Pork contains 0.073mg.
  • Edible mushroom contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mushrooms, white, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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
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6
Pork
Contains more Copper +335.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Iron +74%
Contains more Calcium +533.3%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains more Magnesium +211.1%
Contains more Zinc +359.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +186%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 1% 29% 7% 106% 15% 37% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Contains more Copper +335.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Iron +74%
Contains more Calcium +533.3%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains more Magnesium +211.1%
Contains more Zinc +359.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +186%

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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7
Pork
Contains more Vitamin C +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.5%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2800%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +982.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +346.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1650%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 0% 1% 6% 21% 93% 68% 90% 24% 5% 0% 13%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 1% 6% 39% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 88% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.5%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2800%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +982.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +346.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1650%

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
27
Edible mushroom
56
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
26
Edible mushroom
37
Pork

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
19%
Edible mushroom
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
3%
Edible mushroom
0%
Pork
Fats
2%
Edible mushroom
64%
Pork

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.
Edible mushroom Pork
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pork
Pork contains less Sugars (difference - 1.98g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 80mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.18g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Edible mushroom Pork Opinion
Calories 22 242 Pork
Protein 3.09 27.32 Pork
Fats 0.34 13.92 Pork
Vitamin C 2.1 0.6 Edible mushroom
Carbs 3.26 0 Edible mushroom
Cholesterol 0 80 Edible mushroom
Vitamin D 7 53 Pork
Iron 0.5 0.87 Pork
Calcium 3 19 Pork
Potassium 318 423 Pork
Magnesium 9 28 Pork
Sugars 1.98 0 Pork
Fiber 1 0 Edible mushroom
Copper 0.318 0.073 Edible mushroom
Zinc 0.52 2.39 Pork
Starch 0 Edible mushroom
Phosphorus 86 246 Pork
Sodium 5 62 Edible mushroom
Vitamin A 0 7 Pork
Vitamin E 0.01 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 0.2 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.402 0.321 Edible mushroom
Vitamin B3 3.607 5.037 Pork
Vitamin B5 1.497 0.698 Edible mushroom
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.04 0.7 Pork
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 17 5 Edible mushroom
Trans Fat 0 Pork
Saturated Fat 0.05 5.23 Edible mushroom
Monounsaturated Fat 0 6.19 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 0.16 1.2 Pork
Tryptophan 0.035 0.338 Pork
Threonine 0.107 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 0.076 1.26 Pork
Leucine 0.12 2.177 Pork
Lysine 0.107 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.031 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 0.085 1.086 Pork
Valine 0.232 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.057 1.067 Pork
Fructose 0.17 Edible mushroom

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 of 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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.