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Shiitake vs. Cheddar Cheese — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Shiitake and Cheddar Cheese?

  • Shiitake is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Copper, however, Cheddar Cheese is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus, Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Cheddar Cheese's daily need coverage for Calcium is 71% more.
  • Cheddar Cheese contains 66 times less Vitamin B3 than Shiitake. Shiitake contains 3.877mg of Vitamin B3, while Cheddar 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" charts 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 Manganese +751.9%
Contains more Calcium +35400%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +306.3%
Contains more Zinc +253.4%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48% 30% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10% 4% 156%
Contains more Iron +192.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Copper +373.3%
Contains more Manganese +751.9%
Contains more Calcium +35400%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +306.3%
Contains more Zinc +253.4%
Contains more Selenium +400%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 12% 0% 4% 51% 73% 90% 68% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 9% 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%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +119.7%
Contains more Water +142.4%
Contains more Protein +921%
Contains more Fats +6698%
Contains more Other +401.4%
2% 7% 90%
Protein: 2.24 g
Fats: 0.49 g
Carbs: 6.79 g
Water: 89.74 g
Other: 0.74 g
23% 33% 3% 37% 4%
Protein: 22.87 g
Fats: 33.31 g
Carbs: 3.09 g
Water: 37.02 g
Other: 3.71 g
Contains more Carbs +119.7%
Contains more Water +142.4%
Contains more Protein +921%
Contains more Fats +6698%
Contains more Other +401.4%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +815.4%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
100%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 2.38 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
54% 25% 21%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0.26 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0.12 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.1 g
Contains more Glucose +815.4%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Shiitake Cheddar 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 Cheddar Cheese Opinion
Net carbs 4.29g 3.09g Shiitake
Protein 2.24g 22.87g Cheddar Cheese
Fats 0.49g 33.31g Cheddar Cheese
Carbs 6.79g 3.09g Shiitake
Calories 34kcal 404kcal Cheddar Cheese
Sugar 2.38g 0.48g Cheddar Cheese
Fiber 2.5g 0g Shiitake
Calcium 2mg 710mg Cheddar Cheese
Iron 0.41mg 0.14mg Shiitake
Magnesium 20mg 27mg Cheddar Cheese
Phosphorus 112mg 455mg Cheddar Cheese
Potassium 304mg 76mg Shiitake
Sodium 9mg 653mg Shiitake
Zinc 1.03mg 3.64mg Cheddar Cheese
Copper 0.142mg 0.03mg Shiitake
Manganese 0.23mg 0.027mg Shiitake
Selenium 5.7µg 28.5µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin A 1242IU Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin A RAE 330µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin D 18IU 24IU Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.6µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.029mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0.428mg Cheddar 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 Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B12 1.1µg Cheddar Cheese
Choline 16.5mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin K 2.4µg Cheddar Cheese
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.547mg Cheddar Cheese
Threonine 0.134mg 1.044mg Cheddar Cheese
Isoleucine 0.111mg 1.206mg Cheddar Cheese
Leucine 0.189mg 1.939mg Cheddar Cheese
Lysine 0.134mg 1.025mg Cheddar Cheese
Methionine 0.033mg 0.547mg Cheddar Cheese
Phenylalanine 0.111mg 1.074mg Cheddar Cheese
Valine 0.145mg 1.404mg Cheddar Cheese
Histidine 0.056mg 0.547mg Cheddar Cheese
Cholesterol 99mg Shiitake
Trans Fat 0g 0.917g Shiitake
Saturated Fat 18.867g Shiitake
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g Cheddar Cheese
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g Cheddar Cheese
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g Cheddar Cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246g Cheddar Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421g Cheddar Cheese
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.007g Cheddar Cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Cheddar Cheese
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Shiitake
33%
Cheddar Cheese
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Shiitake
79%
Cheddar 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?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar Cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Shiitake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169242/nutrients
  2. Cheddar 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.