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Shiitake vs Parmigiano-Reggiano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Shiitake and Parmigiano-Reggiano

  • Shiitake has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, however Parmigiano-Reggiano has more Calcium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Copper.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano's daily need coverage for Calcium is 111% more.
  • Shiitake has 34 times more Vitamin B3 than Parmigiano-Reggiano. Shiitake has 3.877mg of Vitamin B3, while Parmigiano-Reggiano has 0.114mg.
  • Shiitake is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mushrooms, shiitake, raw and Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat.

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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 Potassium +143.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Calcium +55350%
Contains more Iron +119.5%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Phosphorus +550.9%
Contains more Zinc +275.7%
Contains more Copper +67.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80%
Contains more Potassium +143.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Calcium +55350%
Contains more Iron +119.5%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Phosphorus +550.9%
Contains more Zinc +275.7%
Contains more Copper +67.6%

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 B3 +3300.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +498%
Contains more Folate +30%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.4
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 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3300.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +498%
Contains more Folate +30%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.4

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 Parmigiano-Reggiano
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 ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shiitake Parmigiano-Reggiano Opinion
Net carbs 4.29g 1.37g Shiitake
Protein 2.24g 20g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 0.49g 20g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbs 6.79g 1.37g Shiitake
Calories 34kcal 265kcal Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Shiitake
Sugar 2.38g 0g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fiber 2.5g 0g Shiitake
Calcium 2mg 1109mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.41mg 0.9mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Magnesium 20mg 38mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phosphorus 112mg 729mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 304mg 125mg Shiitake
Sodium 9mg 1529mg Shiitake
Zinc 1.03mg 3.87mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Copper 0.142mg 0.238mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin A IU 605IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E mg 0.17mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 18IU 15IU Shiitake
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.4µg
Vitamin C mg 0mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.029mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0.486mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 3.877mg 0.114mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5mg 0.325mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0.049mg Shiitake
Folate 13µg 10µg Shiitake
Vitamin B12 µg 2.26µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K µg 1.7µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.24mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 0.134mg 1.519mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 0.111mg 1.2mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 0.189mg 2.983mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 0.134mg 2.459mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.033mg 0.369mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 0.111mg 1.604mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 0.145mg 1.498mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.056mg 0.752mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol mg 88mg Shiitake
Trans Fat 0g g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Saturated Fat g 13.317g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat g 6.098g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.462g Parmigiano-Reggiano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Parmigiano-Reggiano
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
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Mineral Summary Score
23
Shiitake
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano

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
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats
2%
Shiitake
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 1520mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.317g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is relatively richer in minerals
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. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/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.