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Ham vs Edible mushroom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Ham and Edible mushroom

  • Ham has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Selenium, and Phosphorus, however Edible mushroom has more Copper, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Ham is 56% higher.
  • Edible mushroom has 241 times less Sodium than Ham. Ham has 1203mg of Sodium, while Edible mushroom has 5mg.

Food types used in this article are Pork, cured, ham, boneless, extra lean (approximately 5% fat), roasted and Mushrooms, white, 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
Ham
5
:
Contains more Iron +196%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +55.6%
Contains more Zinc +453.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Copper +302.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 3% 26% 10% 27% 79% 85% 157%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 1% 29% 7% 106% 15% 37% 1%
Contains more Iron +196%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +55.6%
Contains more Zinc +453.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Copper +302.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%

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
Ham
6
:
Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +830.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1525%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +99%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +271.5%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
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% 5% 24% 189% 47% 76% 25% 93% 82% 0% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 0% 1% 6% 21% 93% 68% 90% 24% 5% 0% 13%
Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +830.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1525%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +99%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +271.5%
Contains more Folate +466.7%

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
Ham
27
Edible mushroom
Mineral Summary Score
55
Ham
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
126%
Ham
19%
Edible mushroom
Carbohydrates
2%
Ham
3%
Edible mushroom
Fats
26%
Ham
2%
Edible mushroom

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ham Edible mushroom
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 Sugar?
Ham
Ham is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.98g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ham
Ham is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Ham
Ham is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ham
Ham is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom contains less Sodium (difference - 1198mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.76g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ham Edible mushroom Opinion
Calories 145 22 Ham
Protein 20.93 3.09 Ham
Fats 5.53 0.34 Ham
Vitamin C 0 2.1 Edible mushroom
Carbs 1.5 3.26 Edible mushroom
Cholesterol 53 0 Edible mushroom
Vitamin D 32 7 Ham
Iron 1.48 0.5 Ham
Calcium 8 3 Ham
Potassium 287 318 Edible mushroom
Magnesium 14 9 Ham
Sugar 0 1.98 Ham
Fiber 0 1 Edible mushroom
Copper 0.079 0.318 Edible mushroom
Zinc 2.88 0.52 Ham
Starch 0 Edible mushroom
Phosphorus 196 86 Ham
Sodium 1203 5 Edible mushroom
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.25 0.01 Ham
Vitamin D 0.8 0.2 Ham
Vitamin B1 0.754 0.081 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.402 Edible mushroom
Vitamin B3 4.023 3.607 Ham
Vitamin B5 0.403 1.497 Edible mushroom
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.104 Ham
Vitamin B12 0.65 0.04 Ham
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 3 17 Edible mushroom
Trans Fat 0 Ham
Saturated Fat 1.81 0.05 Edible mushroom
Monounsaturated Fat 2.62 0 Ham
Polyunsaturated fat 0.54 0.16 Ham
Tryptophan 0.251 0.035 Ham
Threonine 0.931 0.107 Ham
Isoleucine 0.918 0.076 Ham
Leucine 1.661 0.12 Ham
Lysine 1.775 0.107 Ham
Methionine 0.553 0.031 Ham
Phenylalanine 0.904 0.085 Ham
Valine 0.908 0.232 Ham
Histidine 0.75 0.057 Ham
Fructose 0.17 Edible mushroom

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. Ham - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167871/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.