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Egg vs True morels - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Egg and True morels different?

  • Egg is higher in Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B5, however True morels are richer in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin D, Vitamin A and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Egg is 153% higher.
  • Egg contains 50 times more Saturated Fat than True morels. While Egg contains 3.267g of Saturated Fat, True morels contain only 0.065g.

Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled and Mushrooms, morel, 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
Egg
2
:
Contains more Calcium +16.3%
Contains more Copper +220%
Contains more Iron +923.5%
Contains more Potassium +226.2%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Zinc +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 15% 12% 8% 667% 29% 74% 17%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 457% 13% 37% 14% 209% 56% 84% 3%
Contains more Calcium +16.3%
Contains more Copper +220%
Contains more Iron +923.5%
Contains more Potassium +226.2%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Zinc +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +217.7%
Contains more Folate +388.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3418.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.069
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 32% 21% 67% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 139% 1% 33%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 153% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 0% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +217.7%
Contains more Folate +388.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3418.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.069

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
45
Egg
27
True morels
Mineral Summary Score
108
Egg
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 the food
Protein
75%
Egg
19%
True morels
Carbohydrates
1%
Egg
5%
True morels
Fats
49%
Egg
3%
True morels

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.
Egg True morels
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Egg True morels
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 373mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
True morels
True morels contains less Sugars (difference - 0.52g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
True morels
True morels contains less Sodium (difference - 103mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
True morels
True morels is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.202g)
Which food is cheaper?
True morels
True morels is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Egg True morels Opinion
Calories 155 31 Egg
Protein 12.58 3.12 Egg
Fats 10.61 0.57 Egg
Vitamin C 0 Egg
Carbs 1.12 5.1 True morels
Cholesterol 373 True morels
Vitamin D 87 206 True morels
Iron 1.19 12.18 True morels
Calcium 50 43 Egg
Potassium 126 411 True morels
Magnesium 10 19 True morels
Sugars 1.12 0.6 True morels
Fiber 0 2.8 True morels
Copper 2 0.625 Egg
Zinc 1.05 2.03 True morels
Starch
Phosphorus 172 194 True morels
Sodium 124 21 True morels
Vitamin A 520 0 Egg
Vitamin E 1.03 Egg
Vitamin D 2.2 5.1 True morels
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.069 True morels
Vitamin B2 0.513 0.205 Egg
Vitamin B3 0.064 2.252 True morels
Vitamin B5 1.398 0.44 Egg
Vitamin B6 0.121 0.136 True morels
Vitamin B12 1.11 Egg
Vitamin K 0.3 Egg
Folate 44 9 Egg
Trans Fat 0 Egg
Saturated Fat 3.267 0.065 True morels
Monounsaturated Fat 4.077 0.052 Egg
Polyunsaturated fat 1.414 0.433 Egg
Tryptophan 0.153 Egg
Threonine 0.604 Egg
Isoleucine 0.686 Egg
Leucine 1.075 Egg
Lysine 0.904 Egg
Methionine 0.392 Egg
Phenylalanine 0.668 Egg
Valine 0.767 Egg
Histidine 0.298 Egg
Fructose 0 True morels

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. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/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.