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Shiitake vs. Caviar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Shiitake and Caviar

  • Shiitake has more Vitamin B3, however, Caviar is richer in Iron, Selenium, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Vitamin D.
  • Caviar covers your daily Iron needs 143% more than Shiitake.
  • Caviar has 32 times less Vitamin B3 than Shiitake. Shiitake has 3.877mg of Vitamin B3, while Caviar has 0.12mg.
  • Shiitake contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mushrooms, shiitake, raw and Fish, caviar, black and red, granular.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +68%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +29.1%
Contains more Manganese +360%
Contains more Calcium +13650%
Contains more Iron +2797.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1400%
Contains more Phosphorus +217.9%
Contains more Selenium +1049.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.95
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48% 30% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37% 7% 358%
Contains more Potassium +68%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +29.1%
Contains more Manganese +360%
Contains more Calcium +13650%
Contains more Iron +2797.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1400%
Contains more Phosphorus +217.9%
Contains more Selenium +1049.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.95

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Caviar
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3130.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.3%
Contains more Folate +284.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.32
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 12% 0% 4% 51% 73% 90% 68% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 268% 2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3130.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.3%
Contains more Folate +284.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.32

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +69.8%
Contains more Water +88.9%
Contains more Protein +998.2%
Contains more Fats +3553.1%
Contains more Other +710.8%
2% 7% 90%
Protein: 2.24 g
Fats: 0.49 g
Carbs: 6.79 g
Water: 89.74 g
Other: 0.74 g
25% 18% 4% 48% 6%
Protein: 24.6 g
Fats: 17.9 g
Carbs: 4 g
Water: 47.5 g
Other: 6 g
Contains more Carbs +69.8%
Contains more Water +88.9%
Contains more Protein +998.2%
Contains more Fats +3553.1%
Contains more Other +710.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Shiitake Caviar
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 vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shiitake Caviar Opinion
Net carbs 4.29g 4g Shiitake
Protein 2.24g 24.6g Caviar
Fats 0.49g 17.9g Caviar
Carbs 6.79g 4g Shiitake
Calories 34kcal 264kcal Caviar
Sugar 2.38g 0g Caviar
Fiber 2.5g 0g Shiitake
Calcium 2mg 275mg Caviar
Iron 0.41mg 11.88mg Caviar
Magnesium 20mg 300mg Caviar
Phosphorus 112mg 356mg Caviar
Potassium 304mg 181mg Shiitake
Sodium 9mg 1500mg Shiitake
Zinc 1.03mg 0.95mg Shiitake
Copper 0.142mg 0.11mg Shiitake
Manganese 0.23mg 0.05mg Shiitake
Selenium 5.7µg 65.5µg Caviar
Vitamin A 905IU Caviar
Vitamin A RAE 271µg Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D 18IU 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D 0.4µg 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 3.877mg 0.12mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0.32mg Caviar
Folate 13µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg Caviar
Choline 490.9mg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine 0.134mg 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine 0.111mg 1.035mg Caviar
Leucine 0.189mg 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine 0.134mg 1.834mg Caviar
Methionine 0.033mg 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 0.111mg 1.071mg Caviar
Valine 0.145mg 1.263mg Caviar
Histidine 0.056mg 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg Shiitake
Saturated Fat 4.06g Shiitake
Omega-3 - DHA 3.8g Caviar
Omega-3 - EPA 2.741g Caviar
Omega-3 - DPA 0.229g Caviar
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Caviar
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Shiitake
266%
Caviar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Shiitake
153%
Caviar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 1491mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 588mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.06g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $98.7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Shiitake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169242/nutrients
  2. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.