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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 Potassium +102.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +1320%
Contains more Zinc +145.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Calcium +6150%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 1% 27% 15% 48% 29% 48% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2% 38% 14% 8% 4% 12% 41% 6%
Contains more Iron +1266.7%
Contains more Potassium +102.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +1320%
Contains more Zinc +145.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
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 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% 12% 1% 36% 5% 43% 2% 22% 9% 59% 1% 4%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
13%
Shiitake
20%
Milk
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
5%
Milk
Fats
2%
Shiitake
4%
Milk

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Milk
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 - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sugars (difference - 2.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

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. 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.