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Shiitake vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Shiitake and Mozzarella

  • Shiitake is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Potassium, yet Mozzarella is higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Selenium, Fiber, and Vitamin B2.
  • Mozzarella covers your daily Calcium needs 73% more than Shiitake.
  • Shiitake contains 32 times more Vitamin B3 than Mozzarella. While Shiitake contains 3.877mg of Vitamin B3, Mozzarella contains only 0.12mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Mushrooms, shiitake, raw and Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium.

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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 +64%
Contains more Potassium +220%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Contains more Copper +425.9%
Contains more Calcium +36450%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +367.9%
Contains more Zinc +203.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Contains more Iron +64%
Contains more Potassium +220%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Contains more Copper +425.9%
Contains more Calcium +36450%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +367.9%
Contains more Zinc +203.9%

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 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.3%
Contains more Folate +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
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 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
Contains more Vitamin D +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.3%
Contains more Folate +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%

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 Mozzarella
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 minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shiitake Mozzarella Opinion
Net carbs 4.29g 3.1g Shiitake
Protein 2.24g 27.5g Mozzarella
Fats 0.49g 17.1g Mozzarella
Carbs 6.79g 3.1g Shiitake
Calories 34kcal 280kcal Mozzarella
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Shiitake
Sugar 2.38g 1.23g Mozzarella
Fiber 2.5g 0g Shiitake
Calcium 2mg 731mg Mozzarella
Iron 0.41mg 0.25mg Shiitake
Magnesium 20mg 26mg Mozzarella
Phosphorus 112mg 524mg Mozzarella
Potassium 304mg 95mg Shiitake
Sodium 9mg 16mg Shiitake
Zinc 1.03mg 3.13mg Mozzarella
Copper 0.142mg 0.027mg Shiitake
Vitamin A IU 517IU Mozzarella
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Mozzarella
Vitamin D 18IU 13IU Shiitake
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.3µg Shiitake
Vitamin C mg 0mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.02mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0.34mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 3.877mg 0.12mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5mg mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0.08mg Shiitake
Folate 13µg 9µg Shiitake
Vitamin B12 µg 0.92µg Mozzarella
Vitamin K µg 1.8µg Mozzarella
Tryptophan 0.011mg mg Shiitake
Threonine 0.134mg mg Shiitake
Isoleucine 0.111mg mg Shiitake
Leucine 0.189mg mg Shiitake
Lysine 0.134mg mg Shiitake
Methionine 0.033mg mg Shiitake
Phenylalanine 0.111mg mg Shiitake
Valine 0.145mg mg Shiitake
Histidine 0.056mg mg Shiitake
Cholesterol mg 54mg Shiitake
Trans Fat 0g g Mozzarella
Saturated Fat g 10.867g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat g 4.844g Mozzarella
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.509g Mozzarella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Mozzarella
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
23
Mozzarella
Mineral Summary Score
23
Shiitake
72
Mozzarella

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
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
2%
Shiitake
79%
Mozzarella

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.867g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.15g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

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. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.