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True morels vs Edible mushroom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between True morels and Edible mushroom

  • True morels are richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin D, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Zinc, while Edible mushroom is higher in Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Vitamin B3.
  • True morels covers your daily Iron needs 146% more than Edible mushroom.
  • True morels have 29 times more Vitamin D than Edible mushroom. True morels have 206IU of Vitamin D, while Edible mushroom has 7IU.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mushrooms, morel, raw 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
Contains more Calcium +1333.3%
Contains more Iron +2336%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +125.6%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains more Zinc +290.4%
Contains more Copper +96.5%
Contains less Sodium -76.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 457% 14% 84% 37% 3% 56% 209%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 19% 7% 37% 29% 1% 15% 106%
Contains more Calcium +1333.3%
Contains more Iron +2336%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +125.6%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains more Zinc +290.4%
Contains more Copper +96.5%
Contains less Sodium -76.2%

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 +2450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.2%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
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% 153% 0% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 7% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 6% 7% 21% 93% 68% 90% 24% 13% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +2450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.2%
Contains more Folate +88.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient True morels Edible mushroom Opinion
Net carbs 2.3g 2.26g True morels
Protein 3.12g 3.09g True morels
Fats 0.57g 0.34g True morels
Carbs 5.1g 3.26g True morels
Calories 31kcal 22kcal True morels
Starch g 0g Edible mushroom
Fructose 0g 0.17g Edible mushroom
Sugar 0.6g 1.98g True morels
Fiber 2.8g 1g True morels
Calcium 43mg 3mg True morels
Iron 12.18mg 0.5mg True morels
Magnesium 19mg 9mg True morels
Phosphorus 194mg 86mg True morels
Potassium 411mg 318mg True morels
Sodium 21mg 5mg Edible mushroom
Zinc 2.03mg 0.52mg True morels
Copper 0.625mg 0.318mg True morels
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.01mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin D 206IU 7IU True morels
Vitamin D 5.1µg 0.2µg True morels
Vitamin C mg 2.1mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B1 0.069mg 0.081mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B2 0.205mg 0.402mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B3 2.252mg 3.607mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 1.497mg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B6 0.136mg 0.104mg True morels
Folate 9µg 17µg Edible mushroom
Vitamin B12 µg 0.04µg Edible mushroom
Vitamin K µg 0µg Edible mushroom
Tryptophan mg 0.035mg Edible mushroom
Threonine mg 0.107mg Edible mushroom
Isoleucine mg 0.076mg Edible mushroom
Leucine mg 0.12mg Edible mushroom
Lysine mg 0.107mg Edible mushroom
Methionine mg 0.031mg Edible mushroom
Phenylalanine mg 0.085mg Edible mushroom
Valine mg 0.232mg Edible mushroom
Histidine mg 0.057mg Edible mushroom
Cholesterol mg 0mg True morels
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.065g 0.05g Edible mushroom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052g 0g True morels
Polyunsaturated fat 0.433g 0.16g True morels

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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True morels Edible mushroom
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
27
True morels
27
Edible mushroom
Mineral Summary Score
109
True morels
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
19%
True morels
19%
Edible mushroom
Carbohydrates
5%
True morels
3%
Edible mushroom
Fats
3%
True morels
2%
Edible mushroom

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
True morels
True morels is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.38g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
True morels
True morels is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
True morels
True morels is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Edible mushroom
Edible mushroom is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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. True morels - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168423/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.