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Milk vs Shiitake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Milk and Shiitake

  • Milk has more Calcium, however Shiitake is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Copper, Fiber, Manganese, and Zinc.
  • Shiitake covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 24% more than Milk.
  • Shiitake has 63 times less Calcium than Milk. Milk has 125mg of Calcium, while Shiitake has 2mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Milk, lowfat, fluid, 1% milkfat, with added vitamin A and vitamin D 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
Milk
1
:
Contains more Calcium +6150%
Contains more Iron +1266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +102.7%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Zinc +145.2%
Contains more Copper +1320%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 38% 2% 8% 41% 14% 6% 12% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Contains more Calcium +6150%
Contains more Iron +1266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +102.7%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Zinc +145.2%
Contains more Copper +1320%

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
Milk
7
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Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4068.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +315.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +691.9%
Contains more Folate +160%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 1% 36% 0% 5% 43% 2% 22% 9% 4% 59% 1%
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 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4068.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +315.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +691.9%
Contains more Folate +160%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Milk Shiitake Opinion
Net carbs 4.99g 4.29g Milk
Protein 3.37g 2.24g Milk
Fats 0.97g 0.49g Milk
Carbs 4.99g 6.79g Shiitake
Calories 42kcal 34kcal Milk
Starch g g
Fructose 0g 0g
Sugar 5.2g 2.38g Shiitake
Fiber 0g 2.5g Shiitake
Calcium 125mg 2mg Milk
Iron 0.03mg 0.41mg Shiitake
Magnesium 11mg 20mg Shiitake
Phosphorus 95mg 112mg Shiitake
Potassium 150mg 304mg Shiitake
Sodium 44mg 9mg Shiitake
Zinc 0.42mg 1.03mg Shiitake
Copper 0.01mg 0.142mg Shiitake
Vitamin A 196IU IU Milk
Vitamin E 0.01mg mg Milk
Vitamin D 48IU 18IU Milk
Vitamin D 1.2µg 0.4µg Milk
Vitamin C 0mg mg Milk
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.015mg Milk
Vitamin B2 0.185mg 0.217mg Shiitake
Vitamin B3 0.093mg 3.877mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 0.361mg 1.5mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.037mg 0.293mg Shiitake
Folate 5µg 13µg Shiitake
Vitamin B12 0.47µg µg Milk
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Milk
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.011mg Milk
Threonine 0.143mg 0.134mg Milk
Isoleucine 0.174mg 0.111mg Milk
Leucine 0.319mg 0.189mg Milk
Lysine 0.282mg 0.134mg Milk
Methionine 0.088mg 0.033mg Milk
Phenylalanine 0.174mg 0.111mg Milk
Valine 0.22mg 0.145mg Milk
Histidine 0.101mg 0.056mg Milk
Cholesterol 5mg mg Shiitake
Trans Fat g 0g Milk
Saturated Fat 0.633g g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 0.277g g Milk
Polyunsaturated fat 0.035g g Milk

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Milk 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
16
Milk
25
Shiitake
Mineral Summary Score
15
Milk
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
20%
Milk
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
5%
Milk
7%
Shiitake
Fats
4%
Milk
2%
Shiitake

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.633g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shiitake
Shiitake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Milk
Milk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Milk
Milk is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
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.

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. Milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170872/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.