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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
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Contains more Potassium +123.5%
Contains more Copper +545.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Calcium +32400%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +152.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +221.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.43
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 1% 27% 15% 48% 29% 48% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 195% 12% 18% 8% 71% 155% 70%
Contains more Potassium +123.5%
Contains more Copper +545.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Calcium +32400%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +152.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +221.4%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 12% 4% 51% 73% 90% 68% 0% 0% 10%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 66% 5% 15% 4% 56% 2% 13% 13% 188% 6% 14%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
13%
Shiitake
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
1%
Port Salut
Fats
2%
Shiitake
130%
Port Salut

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Port Salut
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 123mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 525mg)
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 contains less Sugars?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sugars (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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Shiitake Port Salut Opinion
Calories 34 352 Port Salut
Protein 2.24 23.78 Port Salut
Fats 0.49 28.2 Port Salut
Vitamin C 0 Port Salut
Carbs 6.79 0.57 Shiitake
Cholesterol 123 Shiitake
Vitamin D 18 21 Port Salut
Iron 0.41 0.43 Port Salut
Calcium 2 650 Port Salut
Potassium 304 136 Shiitake
Magnesium 20 24 Port Salut
Sugars 2.38 0.57 Port Salut
Fiber 2.5 0 Shiitake
Copper 0.142 0.022 Shiitake
Zinc 1.03 2.6 Port Salut
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Phosphorus 112 360 Port Salut
Sodium 9 534 Shiitake
Vitamin A 1092 Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.24 Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.4 0.5 Port Salut
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.014 Shiitake
Vitamin B2 0.217 0.24 Port Salut
Vitamin B3 3.877 0.06 Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5 0.21 Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293 0.053 Shiitake
Vitamin B12 1.5 Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4 Port Salut
Folate 13 18 Port Salut
Trans Fat 0 Port Salut
Saturated Fat 16.691 Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729 Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.011 0.343 Port Salut
Threonine 0.134 0.876 Port Salut
Isoleucine 0.111 1.446 Port Salut
Leucine 0.189 2.482 Port Salut
Lysine 0.134 1.987 Port Salut
Methionine 0.033 0.734 Port Salut
Phenylalanine 0.111 1.323 Port Salut
Valine 0.145 1.707 Port Salut
Histidine 0.056 0.686 Port Salut
Fructose 0 Shiitake

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 of 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.