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Caviar vs Shiitake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Caviar and Shiitake

  • Caviar has more Iron, Selenium, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Vitamin D, however Shiitake is richer in Vitamin B3.
  • Caviar covers your daily Iron needs 143% more than Shiitake.
  • Shiitake has 167 times less Sodium than Caviar. Caviar has 1500mg of Sodium, while Shiitake has 9mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, caviar, black and red, granular and Mushrooms, shiitake, 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 more Calcium +13650%
Contains more Iron +2797.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1400%
Contains more Phosphorus +217.9%
Contains more Potassium +68%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +29.1%
Equal in Zinc - 1.03
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Contains more Calcium +13650%
Contains more Iron +2797.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1400%
Contains more Phosphorus +217.9%
Contains more Potassium +68%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +29.1%
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
Caviar
11
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Contains more Vitamin D +625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.3%
Contains more Folate +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3130.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.293
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
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% 12% 0% 4% 51% 73% 90% 68% 10% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.3%
Contains more Folate +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3130.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.293

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Shiitake Opinion
Net carbs 4g 4.29g Shiitake
Protein 24.6g 2.24g Caviar
Fats 17.9g 0.49g Caviar
Carbs 4g 6.79g Shiitake
Calories 264kcal 34kcal Caviar
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Shiitake
Sugar 0g 2.38g Caviar
Fiber 0g 2.5g Shiitake
Calcium 275mg 2mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 0.41mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 20mg Caviar
Phosphorus 356mg 112mg Caviar
Potassium 181mg 304mg Shiitake
Sodium 1500mg 9mg Shiitake
Zinc 0.95mg 1.03mg Shiitake
Copper 0.11mg 0.142mg Shiitake
Vitamin A 905IU IU Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU 18IU Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9µg 0.4µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg mg Caviar
Vitamin B1 0.19mg 0.015mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62mg 0.217mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 3.877mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 3.5mg 1.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0.293mg Caviar
Folate 50µg 13µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323mg 0.011mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg 0.134mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg 0.111mg Caviar
Leucine 2.133mg 0.189mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg 0.134mg Caviar
Methionine 0.646mg 0.033mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg 0.111mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg 0.145mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg 0.056mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg mg Shiitake
Trans Fat g 0g Caviar
Saturated Fat 4.06g g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caviar Shiitake
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
266
Caviar
25
Shiitake
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
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
148%
Caviar
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
7%
Shiitake
Fats
83%
Caviar
2%
Shiitake

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 1491mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 588mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.06g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $98.7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.