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Shallot vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Shallot and Truffle

  • Shallot is higher in Vitamin B6, yet Truffle is higher in Fiber, Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Truffle covers your daily Fiber needs 268% more than Shallot.
  • Shallot contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Truffle. While Shallot contains 0.345mg of Vitamin B6, Truffle contains only 0.112mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Shallots, raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried.

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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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Contains less Sodium -65.7%
Contains more Iron +390%
Contains more Calcium +329.7%
Contains more Potassium +125.7%
Contains more Magnesium +295.2%
Contains more Copper +108%
Contains more Zinc +230%
Contains more Phosphorus +206.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 221% 48% 67% 60% 61% 37% 79% 5%
Contains less Sodium -65.7%
Contains more Iron +390%
Contains more Calcium +329.7%
Contains more Potassium +125.7%
Contains more Magnesium +295.2%
Contains more Copper +108%
Contains more Zinc +230%
Contains more Phosphorus +206.7%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3033.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.9%
Contains more Folate +11.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
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% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 0% 0% 29%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3033.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.9%
Contains more Folate +11.8%

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
15
Shallot
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
72
Truffle

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
15%
Shallot
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
73%
Truffle
Fats
0%
Shallot
3%
Truffle

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.
Shallot Truffle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shallot Truffle
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 Sugar?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.87g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is cheaper?
Truffle
Truffle is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Truffle Opinion
Calories 72 284 Truffle
Protein 2.5 9.25 Truffle
Fats 0.1 0.73 Truffle
Vitamin C 8 0 Shallot
Carbs 16.8 73.01 Truffle
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 5.88 Truffle
Calcium 37 159 Truffle
Potassium 334 754 Truffle
Magnesium 21 83 Truffle
Sugar 7.87 Truffle
Fiber 3.2 70.1 Truffle
Copper 0.088 0.183 Truffle
Zinc 0.4 1.32 Truffle
Starch
Phosphorus 60 184 Truffle
Sodium 12 35 Shallot
Vitamin A 4 0 Shallot
Vitamin E 0.04 Shallot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.015 Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.844 Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.2 6.267 Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.29 0.481 Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.345 0.112 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 Shallot
Folate 34 38 Truffle
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 Shallot
Tryptophan 0.028 Shallot
Threonine 0.098 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 Shallot
Lysine 0.125 Shallot
Methionine 0.027 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 Shallot
Valine 0.11 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 Shallot
Fructose

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/nutrients
  2. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.