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True morels vs Shiitake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are True morels and Shiitake different?

  • True morels are richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin D, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Zinc, while Shiitake is higher in Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Selenium.
  • True morels covers your daily need of Iron 147% more than Shiitake.
  • True morels contain 11 times more Vitamin D than Shiitake. True morels contain 206IU of Vitamin D, while Shiitake contains 18IU.

Mushrooms, morel, raw and Mushrooms, shiitake, raw types were 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
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Contains more Iron +2870.7%
Contains more Calcium +2050%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains more Copper +340.1%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.2%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 457% 13% 37% 14% 209% 56% 84% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 1% 27% 15% 48% 29% 48% 2%
Contains more Iron +2870.7%
Contains more Calcium +2050%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains more Copper +340.1%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.2%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 20

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 +1175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.4%
Contains more Folate +44.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.217
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% 0% 0% 12% 4% 51% 73% 90% 68% 0% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin D +1175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.4%
Contains more Folate +44.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.217

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
25
Shiitake
Mineral Summary Score
109
True morels
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
19%
True morels
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
5%
True morels
7%
Shiitake
Fats
3%
True morels
2%
Shiitake

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
True morels Shiitake
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
True morels
True morels is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.78g)
Which food is cheaper?
True morels
True morels is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
True morels
True morels is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol ( mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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 True morels Shiitake Opinion
Calories 31 34 Shiitake
Protein 3.12 2.24 True morels
Fats 0.57 0.49 True morels
Vitamin C
Carbs 5.1 6.79 Shiitake
Cholesterol
Vitamin D 206 18 True morels
Iron 12.18 0.41 True morels
Calcium 43 2 True morels
Potassium 411 304 True morels
Magnesium 19 20 Shiitake
Sugar 0.6 2.38 True morels
Fiber 2.8 2.5 True morels
Copper 0.625 0.142 True morels
Zinc 2.03 1.03 True morels
Starch
Phosphorus 194 112 True morels
Sodium 21 9 Shiitake
Vitamin A 0 True morels
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 5.1 0.4 True morels
Vitamin B1 0.069 0.015 True morels
Vitamin B2 0.205 0.217 Shiitake
Vitamin B3 2.252 3.877 Shiitake
Vitamin B5 0.44 1.5 Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.136 0.293 Shiitake
Vitamin B12
Vitamin K
Folate 9 13 Shiitake
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.065 Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052 True morels
Polyunsaturated fat 0.433 True morels
Tryptophan 0.011 Shiitake
Threonine 0.134 Shiitake
Isoleucine 0.111 Shiitake
Leucine 0.189 Shiitake
Lysine 0.134 Shiitake
Methionine 0.033 Shiitake
Phenylalanine 0.111 Shiitake
Valine 0.145 Shiitake
Histidine 0.056 Shiitake
Fructose 0 0

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. 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.