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Egg vs Edible mushroom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Egg and Edible mushroom different?

  • Egg is higher in Copper, Choline, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin D, and Phosphorus, however Edible mushroom is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Egg is 187% higher.
  • Egg contains 65 times more Saturated Fat than Edible mushroom. While Egg contains 3.267g of Saturated Fat, Edible mushroom contains only 0.05g.

Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled and Mushrooms, white, raw are the varieties used 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 +1566.7%
Contains more Iron +138%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Zinc +101.9%
Contains more Copper +528.9%
Contains more Potassium +152.4%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 45% 8% 74% 12% 17% 29% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 19% 7% 37% 29% 1% 15% 106%
Contains more Calcium +1566.7%
Contains more Iron +138%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Zinc +101.9%
Contains more Copper +528.9%
Contains more Potassium +152.4%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Equal in Magnesium - 9

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
Egg
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +10200%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.3%
Contains more Folate +158.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2675%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5535.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.497
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 21% 67% 0% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 33% 139% 1%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +10200%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.3%
Contains more Folate +158.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2675%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5535.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.497

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Egg Edible mushroom Opinion
Net carbs 1.12g 2.26g Edible mushroom
Protein 12.58g 3.09g Egg
Fats 10.61g 0.34g Egg
Carbs 1.12g 3.26g Edible mushroom
Calories 155kcal 22kcal Egg
Starch g 0g Edible mushroom
Fructose g 0.17g Edible mushroom
Sugar 1.12g 1.98g Egg
Fiber 0g 1g Edible mushroom
Calcium 50mg 3mg Egg
Iron 1.19mg 0.5mg Egg
Magnesium 10mg 9mg Egg
Phosphorus 172mg 86mg Egg
Potassium 126mg 318mg Edible mushroom
Sodium 124mg 5mg Edible mushroom
Zinc 1.05mg 0.52mg Egg
Copper 2mg 0.318mg Egg
Vitamin A 520IU 0IU Egg
Vitamin E 1.03mg 0.01mg Egg
Vitamin D 87IU 7IU Egg
Vitamin D 2.2µg 0.2µg Egg
Vitamin C 0mg 2.1mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.081mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B2 0.513mg 0.402mg Egg
Vitamin B3 0.064mg 3.607mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B5 1.398mg 1.497mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B6 0.121mg 0.104mg Egg
Folate 44µg 17µg Egg
Vitamin B12 1.11µg 0.04µg Egg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0µg Egg
Tryptophan 0.153mg 0.035mg Egg
Threonine 0.604mg 0.107mg Egg
Isoleucine 0.686mg 0.076mg Egg
Leucine 1.075mg 0.12mg Egg
Lysine 0.904mg 0.107mg Egg
Methionine 0.392mg 0.031mg Egg
Phenylalanine 0.668mg 0.085mg Egg
Valine 0.767mg 0.232mg Egg
Histidine 0.298mg 0.057mg Egg
Cholesterol 373mg 0mg Edible mushroom
Trans Fat g 0g Egg
Saturated Fat 3.267g 0.05g Edible mushroom
Monounsaturated Fat 4.077g 0g Egg
Polyunsaturated fat 1.414g 0.16g Egg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Egg Edible mushroom
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
45
Egg
27
Edible mushroom
Mineral Summary Score
108
Egg
26
Edible mushroom

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
75%
Egg
19%
Edible mushroom
Carbohydrates
1%
Egg
3%
Edible mushroom
Fats
49%
Egg
2%
Edible mushroom

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Egg
Egg is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.86g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom contains less Sodium (difference - 119mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 373mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.217g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1)

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. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/nutrients
  2. Edible mushroom - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169251/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.