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Shiitake vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Shiitake and Turkey meat

  • Shiitake is richer in Vitamin B5, Manganese, and Copper, yet Turkey meat is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Zinc, Fiber, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Turkey meat is 44% higher.
  • Shiitake contains 16 times more Manganese than Turkey meat. Shiitake contains 0.23mg of Manganese, while Turkey meat contains 0.014mg.

Food types used in this article are Mushrooms, shiitake, raw and Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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 +27.2%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Contains more Copper +52.7%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +165.9%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +99.1%
Contains more Zinc +140.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 16% 15% 48% 27% 2% 29% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Contains more Potassium +27.2%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Contains more Copper +52.7%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +165.9%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +99.1%
Contains more Zinc +140.8%

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 B5 +58.2%
Contains more Folate +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.2%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.4
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 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.2%
Contains more Folate +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.2%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.4

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shiitake Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 4.29g 0.06g Shiitake
Protein 2.24g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 0.49g 7.39g Turkey meat
Carbs 6.79g 0.06g Shiitake
Calories 34kcal 189kcal Turkey meat
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Shiitake
Sugar 2.38g 0g Turkey meat
Fiber 2.5g 0g Shiitake
Calcium 2mg 14mg Turkey meat
Iron 0.41mg 1.09mg Turkey meat
Magnesium 20mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 112mg 223mg Turkey meat
Potassium 304mg 239mg Shiitake
Sodium 9mg 103mg Shiitake
Zinc 1.03mg 2.48mg Turkey meat
Copper 0.142mg 0.093mg Shiitake
Vitamin A IU 39IU Turkey meat
Vitamin E mg 0.07mg Turkey meat
Vitamin D 18IU 15IU Shiitake
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.4µg
Vitamin C mg 0mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.045mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.217mg 0.281mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 3.877mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 1.5mg 0.948mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 13µg 9µg Shiitake
Vitamin B12 µg 1.02µg Turkey meat
Vitamin K µg 0µg Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine 0.134mg 1.004mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.111mg 0.796mg Turkey meat
Leucine 0.189mg 1.925mg Turkey meat
Lysine 0.134mg 2.282mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.033mg 0.724mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.111mg 0.903mg Turkey meat
Valine 0.145mg 0.902mg Turkey meat
Histidine 0.056mg 0.749mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol mg 109mg Shiitake
Trans Fat 0g 0.101g Shiitake
Saturated Fat g 2.155g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat g 2.647g Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat g 2.119g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shiitake Turkey meat
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
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
23
Shiitake
37
Turkey meat

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
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
7%
Shiitake
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
2%
Shiitake
34%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 109mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.155g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $0.7)

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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/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.