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Shiitake vs Romano cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Shiitake and Romano cheese?

  • Shiitake is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Copper, while Romano cheese is higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Romano cheese's daily need coverage for Calcium is 106% higher.
  • Romano cheese has 50 times less Vitamin B3 than Shiitake. Shiitake has 3.877mg of Vitamin B3, while Romano cheese has 0.077mg.
  • Shiitake is lower in Sodium.

We used Mushrooms, shiitake, raw and Cheese, romano types in this comparison.

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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 +253.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +373.3%
Contains more Calcium +53100%
Contains more Iron +87.8%
Contains more Magnesium +105%
Contains more Phosphorus +578.6%
Contains more Zinc +150.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 320% 29% 30% 326% 8% 187% 71% 10%
Contains more Potassium +253.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +373.3%
Contains more Calcium +53100%
Contains more Iron +87.8%
Contains more Magnesium +105%
Contains more Phosphorus +578.6%
Contains more Zinc +150.5%

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 +4935.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +244.7%
Contains more Folate +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.5%
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 25% 5% 15% 0% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 6% 140% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4935.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +244.7%
Contains more Folate +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.5%

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 Romano 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 minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shiitake Romano cheese Opinion
Net carbs 4.29g 3.63g Shiitake
Protein 2.24g 31.8g Romano cheese
Fats 0.49g 26.94g Romano cheese
Carbs 6.79g 3.63g Shiitake
Calories 34kcal 387kcal Romano cheese
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Shiitake
Sugar 2.38g 0.73g Romano cheese
Fiber 2.5g 0g Shiitake
Calcium 2mg 1064mg Romano cheese
Iron 0.41mg 0.77mg Romano cheese
Magnesium 20mg 41mg Romano cheese
Phosphorus 112mg 760mg Romano cheese
Potassium 304mg 86mg Shiitake
Sodium 9mg 1433mg Shiitake
Zinc 1.03mg 2.58mg Romano cheese
Copper 0.142mg 0.03mg Shiitake
Vitamin A IU 415IU Romano cheese
Vitamin E mg 0.23mg Romano cheese
Vitamin D 18IU 20IU Romano cheese
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.5µg Romano cheese
Vitamin C mg 0mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.037mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0.37mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 3.877mg 0.077mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5mg 0.424mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0.085mg Shiitake
Folate 13µg 7µg Shiitake
Vitamin B12 µg 1.12µg Romano cheese
Vitamin K µg 2.2µg Romano cheese
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.429mg Romano cheese
Threonine 0.134mg 1.171mg Romano cheese
Isoleucine 0.111mg 1.685mg Romano cheese
Leucine 0.189mg 3.071mg Romano cheese
Lysine 0.134mg 2.941mg Romano cheese
Methionine 0.033mg 0.852mg Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 0.111mg 1.71mg Romano cheese
Valine 0.145mg 2.183mg Romano cheese
Histidine 0.056mg 1.231mg Romano cheese
Cholesterol mg 104mg Shiitake
Trans Fat 0g g Romano cheese
Saturated Fat g 17.115g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat g 7.838g Romano cheese
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.593g Romano cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Romano cheese
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
28
Romano cheese
Mineral Summary Score
23
Shiitake
122
Romano cheese

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
191%
Romano cheese
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
4%
Romano cheese
Fats
2%
Shiitake
124%
Romano cheese

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 1424mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.115g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $3.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese 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. Romano cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171249/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.