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Shiitake vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Shiitake and Pork

  • Shiitake has more Vitamin B5, Manganese, and Copper, however Pork is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Fiber, and Vitamin B2.
  • Pork covers your daily Selenium needs 72% more than Shiitake.
  • Pork has 26 times less Manganese than Shiitake. Shiitake has 0.23mg of Manganese, while Pork has 0.009mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mushrooms, shiitake, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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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6
Pork
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Copper +94.5%
Contains more Calcium +850%
Contains more Iron +112.2%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.6%
Contains more Potassium +39.1%
Contains more Zinc +132%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Copper +94.5%
Contains more Calcium +850%
Contains more Iron +112.2%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.6%
Contains more Potassium +39.1%
Contains more Zinc +132%

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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10
Pork
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.9%
Contains more Folate +160%
Contains more Vitamin D +225%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5746.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.4%
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 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.9%
Contains more Folate +160%
Contains more Vitamin D +225%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5746.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shiitake Pork Opinion
Net carbs 4.29g 0g Shiitake
Protein 2.24g 27.32g Pork
Fats 0.49g 13.92g Pork
Carbs 6.79g 0g Shiitake
Calories 34kcal 242kcal Pork
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Shiitake
Sugar 2.38g 0g Pork
Fiber 2.5g 0g Shiitake
Calcium 2mg 19mg Pork
Iron 0.41mg 0.87mg Pork
Magnesium 20mg 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 112mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 304mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 9mg 62mg Shiitake
Zinc 1.03mg 2.39mg Pork
Copper 0.142mg 0.073mg Shiitake
Vitamin A IU 7IU Pork
Vitamin E mg 0.29mg Pork
Vitamin D 18IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 0.4µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0.321mg Pork
Vitamin B3 3.877mg 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 1.5mg 0.698mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 13µg 5µg Shiitake
Vitamin B12 µg 0.7µg Pork
Vitamin K µg 0µg Pork
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 0.134mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 0.111mg 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 0.189mg 2.177mg Pork
Lysine 0.134mg 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.033mg 0.712mg Pork
Phenylalanine 0.111mg 1.086mg Pork
Valine 0.145mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 0.056mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol mg 80mg Shiitake
Trans Fat 0g g Pork
Saturated Fat g 5.23g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat g 6.19g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat g 1.2g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shiitake Pork
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
56
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
23
Shiitake
37
Pork

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
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
0%
Pork
Fats
2%
Shiitake
64%
Pork

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 80mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.23g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork 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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.