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Shiitake vs Cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Shiitake and Cheese?

  • Shiitake is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Copper, however Cheese is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus, Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Cheese's daily need coverage for Calcium is 71% more.
  • Cheese contains 66 times less Vitamin B3 than Shiitake. Shiitake contains 3.877mg of Vitamin B3, while Cheese contains 0.059mg.
  • Shiitake has less Sodium.

We used Mushrooms, shiitake, raw and Cheese, cheddar types 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 +192.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Copper +373.3%
Contains more Calcium +35400%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +306.3%
Contains more Zinc +253.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10%
Contains more Iron +192.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Copper +373.3%
Contains more Calcium +35400%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +306.3%
Contains more Zinc +253.4%

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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Cheese
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6471.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +343.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.2%
Contains more Folate +107.7%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6471.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +343.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.2%
Contains more Folate +107.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shiitake Cheese Opinion
Net carbs 4.29g 3.09g Shiitake
Protein 2.24g 22.87g Cheese
Fats 0.49g 33.31g Cheese
Carbs 6.79g 3.09g Shiitake
Calories 34kcal 404kcal Cheese
Starch g g
Fructose 0g 0g
Sugar 2.38g 0.48g Cheese
Fiber 2.5g 0g Shiitake
Calcium 2mg 710mg Cheese
Iron 0.41mg 0.14mg Shiitake
Magnesium 20mg 27mg Cheese
Phosphorus 112mg 455mg Cheese
Potassium 304mg 76mg Shiitake
Sodium 9mg 653mg Shiitake
Zinc 1.03mg 3.64mg Cheese
Copper 0.142mg 0.03mg Shiitake
Vitamin A IU 1242IU Cheese
Vitamin E mg 0.71mg Cheese
Vitamin D 18IU 24IU Cheese
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.6µg Cheese
Vitamin C mg 0mg Cheese
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.029mg Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0.428mg Cheese
Vitamin B3 3.877mg 0.059mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5mg 0.41mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0.066mg Shiitake
Folate 13µg 27µg Cheese
Vitamin B12 µg 1.1µg Cheese
Vitamin K µg 2.4µg Cheese
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.547mg Cheese
Threonine 0.134mg 1.044mg Cheese
Isoleucine 0.111mg 1.206mg Cheese
Leucine 0.189mg 1.939mg Cheese
Lysine 0.134mg 1.025mg Cheese
Methionine 0.033mg 0.547mg Cheese
Phenylalanine 0.111mg 1.074mg Cheese
Valine 0.145mg 1.404mg Cheese
Histidine 0.056mg 0.547mg Cheese
Cholesterol mg 99mg Shiitake
Trans Fat 0g 0.917g Shiitake
Saturated Fat g 18.867g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat g 9.246g Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat g 1.421g Cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Cheese
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
25
Shiitake
35
Cheese
Mineral Summary Score
23
Shiitake
79
Cheese

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
13%
Shiitake
137%
Cheese
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
3%
Cheese
Fats
2%
Shiitake
154%
Cheese

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 644mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.867g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cheese
Cheese 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. Shiitake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169242/nutrients
  2. Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.