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

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
:
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 1% 6% 39% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 88% 0% 4%
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%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
164%
Pork
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
7%
Shiitake
Fats
64%
Pork
2%
Shiitake

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.
Pork Shiitake
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Shiitake
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 - 80mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.23g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pork
Pork contains less Sugars (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

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

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. 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.