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Sesame vs True morels - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sesame and True morels

  • The amount of Copper, Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Fiber in Sesame is higher than in True morels.
  • Sesame covers your daily need of Copper 384% more than True morels.
  • Sesame contains 23 times more Calcium than True morels. While Sesame contains 975mg of Calcium, True morels contain only 43mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried and Mushrooms, morel, 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
Contains more Calcium +2167.4%
Contains more Iron +19.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1747.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +224.2%
Contains more Potassium +13.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Zinc +281.8%
Contains more Copper +553.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 457% 14% 84% 37% 3% 56% 209%
Contains more Calcium +2167.4%
Contains more Iron +19.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1747.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +224.2%
Contains more Potassium +13.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Zinc +281.8%
Contains more Copper +553.1%

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
Sesame
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1046.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +480.9%
Contains more Folate +977.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +780%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 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 0% 0% 153% 0% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 7% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1046.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +480.9%
Contains more Folate +977.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +780%

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.
Sesame True morels
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame True morels Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 2.3g Sesame
Protein 17.73g 3.12g Sesame
Fats 49.67g 0.57g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 5.1g Sesame
Calories 573kcal 31kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g True morels
Sugar 0.3g 0.6g Sesame
Fiber 11.8g 2.8g Sesame
Calcium 975mg 43mg Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 12.18mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 19mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 194mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 411mg Sesame
Sodium 11mg 21mg Sesame
Zinc 7.75mg 2.03mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 0.625mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Sesame
Vitamin E 0.25mg mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU 206IU True morels
Vitamin D 0µg 5.1µg True morels
Vitamin C 0mg mg Sesame
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.069mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.205mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 2.252mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.44mg True morels
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.136mg Sesame
Folate 97µg 9µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Sesame
Vitamin K 0µg µg Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388mg mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg mg Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763mg mg Sesame
Leucine 1.358mg mg Sesame
Lysine 0.569mg mg Sesame
Methionine 0.586mg mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg mg Sesame
Valine 0.99mg mg Sesame
Histidine 0.522mg mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg mg True morels
Trans Fat g 0g Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957g 0.065g True morels
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 0.052g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 0.433g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sesame True morels
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
50
Sesame
27
True morels
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
109
True morels

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
106%
Sesame
19%
True morels
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
5%
True morels
Fats
229%
Sesame
3%
True morels

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
True morels
True morels is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.892g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
True morels
True morels is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
True morels
True morels is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame 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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/nutrients
  2. True morels - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168423/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.