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Pork vs Shiitake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pork and Shiitake

  • Pork has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Vitamin B2, however Shiitake is richer in Vitamin B5, Fiber, Manganese, and Copper.
  • Pork covers your daily Selenium needs 72% more than Shiitake.
  • Shiitake has 58 times less Vitamin B1 than Pork. Pork has 0.877mg of Vitamin B1, while Shiitake has 0.015mg.

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

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

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
Pork
10
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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%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.9%
Contains more Folate +160%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.9%
Contains more Folate +160%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Shiitake
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
56
Pork
25
Shiitake
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
23
Shiitake

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
164%
Pork
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
7%
Shiitake
Fats
64%
Pork
2%
Shiitake

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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/nutrients
  2. Shiitake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169242/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.