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

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Truffle Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 2.91g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 9.25g Truffle
Fats 0.1g 0.73g Truffle
Carbs 16.8g 73.01g Truffle
Calories 72kcal 284kcal Truffle
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.87g g Truffle
Fiber 3.2g 70.1g Truffle
Calcium 37mg 159mg Truffle
Iron 1.2mg 5.88mg Truffle
Magnesium 21mg 83mg Truffle
Phosphorus 60mg 184mg Truffle
Potassium 334mg 754mg Truffle
Sodium 12mg 35mg Shallot
Zinc 0.4mg 1.32mg Truffle
Copper 0.088mg 0.183mg Truffle
Vitamin A 4IU 0IU Shallot
Vitamin E 0.04mg mg Shallot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 0mg Shallot
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.015mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.844mg Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 6.267mg Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.481mg Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.112mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 38µg Truffle
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg µg Shallot
Tryptophan 0.028mg mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g g Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g g Shallot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shallot Truffle
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
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

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.

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.