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Shiitake vs Port Salut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Shiitake and Port Salut

  • Shiitake has more Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Copper, however Port Salut has more Calcium, Phosphorus, Selenium, Zinc, and Fiber.
  • Port Salut's daily need coverage for Calcium is 65% more.
  • Shiitake has 65 times more Vitamin B3 than Port Salut. Shiitake has 3.877mg of Vitamin B3, while Port Salut has 0.06mg.
  • Shiitake is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mushrooms, shiitake, raw and Cheese, port de salut.

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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 +123.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Copper +545.5%
Contains more Calcium +32400%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +221.4%
Contains more Zinc +152.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.43
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Contains more Potassium +123.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Copper +545.5%
Contains more Calcium +32400%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +221.4%
Contains more Zinc +152.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.43

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 +6361.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +452.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.6%
Contains more Folate +38.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.014
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 66% 5% 15% 0% 4% 56% 2% 13% 13% 14% 188% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6361.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +452.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.6%
Contains more Folate +38.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.014

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 Port Salut
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 ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shiitake Port Salut Opinion
Net carbs 4.29g 0.57g Shiitake
Protein 2.24g 23.78g Port Salut
Fats 0.49g 28.2g Port Salut
Carbs 6.79g 0.57g Shiitake
Calories 34kcal 352kcal Port Salut
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Shiitake
Sugar 2.38g 0.57g Port Salut
Fiber 2.5g 0g Shiitake
Calcium 2mg 650mg Port Salut
Iron 0.41mg 0.43mg Port Salut
Magnesium 20mg 24mg Port Salut
Phosphorus 112mg 360mg Port Salut
Potassium 304mg 136mg Shiitake
Sodium 9mg 534mg Shiitake
Zinc 1.03mg 2.6mg Port Salut
Copper 0.142mg 0.022mg Shiitake
Vitamin A IU 1092IU Port Salut
Vitamin E mg 0.24mg Port Salut
Vitamin D 18IU 21IU Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin C mg 0mg Port Salut
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.014mg Shiitake
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0.24mg Port Salut
Vitamin B3 3.877mg 0.06mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5mg 0.21mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0.053mg Shiitake
Folate 13µg 18µg Port Salut
Vitamin B12 µg 1.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin K µg 2.4µg Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.343mg Port Salut
Threonine 0.134mg 0.876mg Port Salut
Isoleucine 0.111mg 1.446mg Port Salut
Leucine 0.189mg 2.482mg Port Salut
Lysine 0.134mg 1.987mg Port Salut
Methionine 0.033mg 0.734mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 0.111mg 1.323mg Port Salut
Valine 0.145mg 1.707mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.056mg 0.686mg Port Salut
Cholesterol mg 123mg Shiitake
Trans Fat 0g g Port Salut
Saturated Fat g 16.691g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat g 9.338g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.729g Port Salut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shiitake Port Salut
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
31
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
23
Shiitake
68
Port Salut

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
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
1%
Port Salut
Fats
2%
Shiitake
130%
Port Salut

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 525mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 123mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.691g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.81g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Port Salut
Port Salut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Port Salut
Port Salut is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Port Salut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170849/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.