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True morels vs Egg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are True morels and Egg different?

  • True morels are higher in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin D, and Vitamin B3, however Egg is richer in Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Egg is 153% higher.
  • True morels contain 35 times more Vitamin B3 than Egg. While True morels contain 2.252mg of Vitamin B3, Egg contains only 0.064mg.
  • True morels have less Saturated Fat.

Mushrooms, morel, raw and Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +923.5%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains more Potassium +226.2%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%
Contains more Zinc +93.3%
Contains more Calcium +16.3%
Contains more Copper +220%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 457% 14% 84% 37% 3% 56% 209%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 45% 8% 74% 12% 17% 29% 667%
Contains more Iron +923.5%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains more Potassium +226.2%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%
Contains more Zinc +93.3%
Contains more Calcium +16.3%
Contains more Copper +220%

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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Egg
Contains more Vitamin D +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3418.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +217.7%
Contains more Folate +388.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066
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 32% 21% 67% 0% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 33% 139% 1%
Contains more Vitamin D +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3418.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +217.7%
Contains more Folate +388.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066

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 Egg
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient True morels Egg Opinion
Net carbs 2.3g 1.12g True morels
Protein 3.12g 12.58g Egg
Fats 0.57g 10.61g Egg
Carbs 5.1g 1.12g True morels
Calories 31kcal 155kcal Egg
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g True morels
Sugar 0.6g 1.12g True morels
Fiber 2.8g 0g True morels
Calcium 43mg 50mg Egg
Iron 12.18mg 1.19mg True morels
Magnesium 19mg 10mg True morels
Phosphorus 194mg 172mg True morels
Potassium 411mg 126mg True morels
Sodium 21mg 124mg True morels
Zinc 2.03mg 1.05mg True morels
Copper 0.625mg 2mg Egg
Vitamin A 0IU 520IU Egg
Vitamin E mg 1.03mg Egg
Vitamin D 206IU 87IU True morels
Vitamin D 5.1µg 2.2µg True morels
Vitamin C mg 0mg Egg
Vitamin B1 0.069mg 0.066mg True morels
Vitamin B2 0.205mg 0.513mg Egg
Vitamin B3 2.252mg 0.064mg True morels
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 1.398mg Egg
Vitamin B6 0.136mg 0.121mg True morels
Folate 9µg 44µg Egg
Vitamin B12 µg 1.11µg Egg
Vitamin K µg 0.3µg Egg
Tryptophan mg 0.153mg Egg
Threonine mg 0.604mg Egg
Isoleucine mg 0.686mg Egg
Leucine mg 1.075mg Egg
Lysine mg 0.904mg Egg
Methionine mg 0.392mg Egg
Phenylalanine mg 0.668mg Egg
Valine mg 0.767mg Egg
Histidine mg 0.298mg Egg
Cholesterol mg 373mg True morels
Trans Fat 0g g Egg
Saturated Fat 0.065g 3.267g True morels
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052g 4.077g Egg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.433g 1.414g Egg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
True morels Egg
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
27
True morels
45
Egg
Mineral Summary Score
109
True morels
108
Egg

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
75%
Egg
Carbohydrates
5%
True morels
1%
Egg
Fats
3%
True morels
49%
Egg

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
True morels
True morels is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.52g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
True morels
True morels contains less Sodium (difference - 103mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 373mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
True morels
True morels is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.202g)
Which food is cheaper?
True morels
True morels is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg 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. True morels - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168423/nutrients
  2. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/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.