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Turkey meat vs Shiitake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Turkey meat and Shiitake

  • Turkey meat is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Iron, yet Shiitake is richer in Vitamin B5, Fiber, Manganese, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Turkey meat is 44% higher.
  • Turkey meat contains 3 times more Iron than Shiitake. Turkey meat contains 1.09mg of Iron, while Shiitake contains 0.41mg.

Food types used in this article are Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted 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
Contains more Iron +165.9%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +140.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +99.1%
Contains more Potassium +27.2%
Contains more Copper +52.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 5% 22% 22% 31% 68% 96% 14%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 1% 27% 15% 48% 29% 48% 2%
Contains more Iron +165.9%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +140.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +99.1%
Contains more Potassium +27.2%
Contains more Copper +52.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%

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 B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.2%
Contains more Folate +44.4%
Equal in Vitamin D - 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% 3% 2% 12% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 128% 0% 7%
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 B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.2%
Contains more Folate +44.4%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.4

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.
Turkey meat Shiitake
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Shiitake Opinion
Calories 189kcal 34kcal Turkey meat
Protein 28.55g 2.24g Turkey meat
Fats 7.39g 0.49g Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg mg Turkey meat
Net carbs 0.06g 4.29g Shiitake
Carbs 0.06g 6.79g Shiitake
Cholesterol 109mg mg Shiitake
Vitamin D 15IU 18IU Shiitake
Iron 1.09mg 0.41mg Turkey meat
Calcium 14mg 2mg Turkey meat
Potassium 239mg 304mg Shiitake
Magnesium 30mg 20mg Turkey meat
Sugar 0g 2.38g Turkey meat
Fiber 0g 2.5g Shiitake
Copper 0.093mg 0.142mg Shiitake
Zinc 2.48mg 1.03mg Turkey meat
Starch g g
Phosphorus 223mg 112mg Turkey meat
Sodium 103mg 9mg Shiitake
Vitamin A 39IU IU Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07mg mg Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.4µg
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.015mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 0.217mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 3.877mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg 1.5mg Shiitake
Vitamin B6 0.616mg 0.293mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02µg µg Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0µg µg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 13µg Shiitake
Trans Fat 0.101g 0g Shiitake
Saturated Fat 2.155g g Shiitake
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g g Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g g Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291mg 0.011mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004mg 0.134mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796mg 0.111mg Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925mg 0.189mg Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282mg 0.134mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724mg 0.033mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903mg 0.111mg Turkey meat
Valine 0.902mg 0.145mg Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749mg 0.056mg Turkey meat
Fructose g 0g Shiitake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Turkey meat Shiitake
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
Turkey meat
25
Shiitake
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
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
171%
Turkey meat
13%
Shiitake
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
7%
Shiitake
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
2%
Shiitake

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 109mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shiitake
Shiitake contains less Sodium (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shiitake
Shiitake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.155g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shiitake
Shiitake is cheaper (difference - $0.7)

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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/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.