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Sardine vs Shiitake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Sardine and Shiitake?

  • Sardine is richer in Selenium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Iron, Vitamin D, and Vitamin B3, while Shiitake is higher in Vitamin B5, Fiber, and Vitamin B6.
  • Sardine's daily need coverage for Selenium is 85% higher.
  • Shiitake has 191 times less Calcium than Sardine. Sardine has 382mg of Calcium, while Shiitake has 2mg.
  • Shiitake is lower in Sodium.

We used Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone and Mushrooms, shiitake, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +612.2%
Contains more Calcium +19000%
Contains more Potassium +30.6%
Contains more Magnesium +95%
Contains more Copper +31%
Contains more Zinc +27.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +337.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 110% 115% 36% 28% 62% 36% 210% 41%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 1% 27% 15% 48% 29% 48% 2%
Contains more Iron +612.2%
Contains more Calcium +19000%
Contains more Potassium +30.6%
Contains more Magnesium +95%
Contains more Copper +31%
Contains more Zinc +27.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +337.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%

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
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Contains more Vitamin D +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.4%
Contains more Folate +30%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.217
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 7% 41% 144% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 1118% 7% 8%
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 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.4%
Contains more Folate +30%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.217

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sardine Shiitake Opinion
Calories 208kcal 34kcal Sardine
Protein 24.62g 2.24g Sardine
Fats 11.45g 0.49g Sardine
Vitamin C 0mg mg Sardine
Net carbs 0g 4.29g Shiitake
Carbs 0g 6.79g Shiitake
Cholesterol 142mg mg Shiitake
Vitamin D 193IU 18IU Sardine
Iron 2.92mg 0.41mg Sardine
Calcium 382mg 2mg Sardine
Potassium 397mg 304mg Sardine
Magnesium 39mg 20mg Sardine
Sugar 0g 2.38g Sardine
Fiber 0g 2.5g Shiitake
Copper 0.186mg 0.142mg Sardine
Zinc 1.31mg 1.03mg Sardine
Starch g g
Phosphorus 490mg 112mg Sardine
Sodium 307mg 9mg Shiitake
Vitamin A 108IU IU Sardine
Vitamin E 2.04mg mg Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8µg 0.4µg Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.015mg Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.217mg Sardine
Vitamin B3 5.245mg 3.877mg Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 1.5mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.167mg 0.293mg Shiitake
Vitamin B12 8.94µg µg Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg Sardine
Folate 10µg 13µg Shiitake
Trans Fat g 0g Sardine
Saturated Fat 1.528g g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869g g Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148g g Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276mg 0.011mg Sardine
Threonine 1.079mg 0.134mg Sardine
Isoleucine 1.134mg 0.111mg Sardine
Leucine 2.001mg 0.189mg Sardine
Lysine 2.26mg 0.134mg Sardine
Methionine 0.729mg 0.033mg Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961mg 0.111mg Sardine
Valine 1.268mg 0.145mg Sardine
Histidine 0.725mg 0.056mg Sardine
Fructose g 0g Shiitake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sardine Shiitake
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
131
Sardine
25
Shiitake
Mineral Summary Score
79
Sardine
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%
Sardine
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
7%
Shiitake
Fats
53%
Sardine
2%
Shiitake

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 142mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 298mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.528g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $5.7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.