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Egg vs Shiitake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Egg and Shiitake?

  • Egg is higher in Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D, Iron, and Phosphorus, however Shiitake is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Manganese.
  • Egg's daily need coverage for Copper is 206% more.
  • Shiitake contains 5 times less Selenium than Egg. Egg contains 30.8µg of Selenium, while Shiitake contains 5.7µg.

We used Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled 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
Egg
5
:
Contains more Iron +190.2%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Copper +1308.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.6%
Contains more Potassium +141.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Equal in Zinc - 1.03
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 15% 12% 8% 667% 29% 74% 17%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 1% 27% 15% 48% 29% 48% 2%
Contains more Iron +190.2%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Copper +1308.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.6%
Contains more Potassium +141.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Equal in Zinc - 1.03

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
9
:
Contains more Vitamin D +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.4%
Contains more Folate +238.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5957.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.5
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% 12% 4% 51% 73% 90% 68% 0% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin D +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.4%
Contains more Folate +238.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5957.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.5

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
25
Shiitake
Mineral Summary Score
108
Egg
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
75%
Egg
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
1%
Egg
7%
Shiitake
Fats
49%
Egg
2%
Shiitake

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 Shiitake
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Egg Shiitake
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?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 373mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 115mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.267g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Egg
Egg is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.26g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Egg
Egg is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Egg Shiitake Opinion
Calories 155 34 Egg
Protein 12.58 2.24 Egg
Fats 10.61 0.49 Egg
Vitamin C 0 Egg
Carbs 1.12 6.79 Shiitake
Cholesterol 373 Shiitake
Vitamin D 87 18 Egg
Iron 1.19 0.41 Egg
Calcium 50 2 Egg
Potassium 126 304 Shiitake
Magnesium 10 20 Shiitake
Sugar 1.12 2.38 Egg
Fiber 0 2.5 Shiitake
Copper 2 0.142 Egg
Zinc 1.05 1.03 Egg
Starch
Phosphorus 172 112 Egg
Sodium 124 9 Shiitake
Vitamin A 520 Egg
Vitamin E 1.03 Egg
Vitamin D 2.2 0.4 Egg
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.015 Egg
Vitamin B2 0.513 0.217 Egg
Vitamin B3 0.064 3.877 Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.398 1.5 Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.121 0.293 Shiitake
Vitamin B12 1.11 Egg
Vitamin K 0.3 Egg
Folate 44 13 Egg
Trans Fat 0 Egg
Saturated Fat 3.267 Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 4.077 Egg
Polyunsaturated fat 1.414 Egg
Tryptophan 0.153 0.011 Egg
Threonine 0.604 0.134 Egg
Isoleucine 0.686 0.111 Egg
Leucine 1.075 0.189 Egg
Lysine 0.904 0.134 Egg
Methionine 0.392 0.033 Egg
Phenylalanine 0.668 0.111 Egg
Valine 0.767 0.145 Egg
Histidine 0.298 0.056 Egg
Fructose 0 Shiitake

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. 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.