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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.
  • 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 Potassium +226.2%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Zinc +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%
Contains more Calcium +16.3%
Contains more Copper +220%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 457% 13% 37% 14% 209% 56% 84% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 15% 12% 8% 667% 29% 74% 17%
Contains more Iron +923.5%
Contains more Potassium +226.2%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Zinc +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%
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 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% 153% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 0% 0% 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% 32% 21% 67% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 139% 1% 33%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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True morels Egg
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 Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 373mg)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.