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Shiitake vs Milk - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Shiitake and Milk

  • Shiitake has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Copper, Manganese, and Zinc, however Milk is richer in Calcium, and Fiber.
  • Shiitake covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 24% more than Milk.
  • Milk has 77 times less Manganese than Shiitake. Shiitake has 0.23mg of Manganese, while Milk has 0.003mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mushrooms, shiitake, raw and Milk, lowfat, fluid, 1% milkfat, with added vitamin A and vitamin D.

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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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Milk
Contains more Iron +1266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +102.7%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Zinc +145.2%
Contains more Copper +1320%
Contains more Calcium +6150%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 38% 2% 8% 41% 14% 6% 12% 4%
Contains more Iron +1266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +102.7%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Zinc +145.2%
Contains more Copper +1320%
Contains more Calcium +6150%

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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Milk
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4068.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +315.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +691.9%
Contains more Folate +160%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
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 12% 1% 36% 0% 5% 43% 2% 22% 9% 4% 59% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4068.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +315.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +691.9%
Contains more Folate +160%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%

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 Milk
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shiitake Milk Opinion
Net carbs 4.29g 4.99g Milk
Protein 2.24g 3.37g Milk
Fats 0.49g 0.97g Milk
Carbs 6.79g 4.99g Shiitake
Calories 34kcal 42kcal Milk
Starch g g
Fructose 0g 0g
Sugar 2.38g 5.2g Shiitake
Fiber 2.5g 0g Shiitake
Calcium 2mg 125mg Milk
Iron 0.41mg 0.03mg Shiitake
Magnesium 20mg 11mg Shiitake
Phosphorus 112mg 95mg Shiitake
Potassium 304mg 150mg Shiitake
Sodium 9mg 44mg Shiitake
Zinc 1.03mg 0.42mg Shiitake
Copper 0.142mg 0.01mg Shiitake
Vitamin A IU 196IU Milk
Vitamin E mg 0.01mg Milk
Vitamin D 18IU 48IU Milk
Vitamin D 0.4µg 1.2µg Milk
Vitamin C mg 0mg Milk
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.02mg Milk
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0.185mg Shiitake
Vitamin B3 3.877mg 0.093mg Shiitake
Vitamin B5 1.5mg 0.361mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0.037mg Shiitake
Folate 13µg 5µg Shiitake
Vitamin B12 µg 0.47µg Milk
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Milk
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.043mg Milk
Threonine 0.134mg 0.143mg Milk
Isoleucine 0.111mg 0.174mg Milk
Leucine 0.189mg 0.319mg Milk
Lysine 0.134mg 0.282mg Milk
Methionine 0.033mg 0.088mg Milk
Phenylalanine 0.111mg 0.174mg Milk
Valine 0.145mg 0.22mg Milk
Histidine 0.056mg 0.101mg Milk
Cholesterol mg 5mg Shiitake
Trans Fat 0g g Milk
Saturated Fat g 0.633g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.277g Milk
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.035g Milk

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Milk
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
16
Milk
Mineral Summary Score
23
Shiitake
15
Milk

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
20%
Milk
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
5%
Milk
Fats
2%
Shiitake
4%
Milk

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.633g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shiitake
Shiitake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Milk
Milk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Milk
Milk is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
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. Milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170872/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.