Shiitake Mushroom Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 40

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0g %0

Saturated Fat 0g %0

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 5mg %0

Total Carbohydrate 8g %2

Dietary Fiber 4g %12

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 3g

Vitamin D 21.0IU %3

Calcium 2.0mg %0

Iron 0.5mg %2

Potassium 326mg %8

Phosphorus 111.0mg %11

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in shiitake mushroom

Vitamin A 0.0IU %0

Vitamin E 0.0mg %0

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin K 0.0µg %0

Vitamin D 21.0IU %4

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %8

Choline, total 59.4mg %11

Vitamin B6 0.2mg %13

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.3mg %21

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 3.9mg %24

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.4mg %27

Minerals in shiitake mushroom

Calcium 2.0mg %0

Sodium 5.0mg %0

Iron 0.5mg %3

Magnesium 19.0mg %5

Zinc 1.0mg %7

Potassium 326.0mg %9

Manganese 0.2mg %10

Phosphorus 111.0mg %11

Selenium 6.3µg %11

Copper 0.2mg %18

Amino Acids in shiitake mushroom

Tryptophan 0.0g %4

Methionine 0.0g %4

Lysine 0.1g %6

Leucine 0.2g %6

Cystine 0.0g %7

Isoleucine 0.1g %7

Valine 0.1g %7

Histidine 0.1g %7

Tyrosine 0.1g %8

Phenylalanine 0.1g %12

Threonine 0.1g %12

Fatty Acids in shiitake mushroom

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.00g %0

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Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of shiitake mushroom is 50.0/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Shiitake Mushroom has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Tryptophan 6 4
Lysine 45 44
Leucine 59 62
Isoleucine 30 37
Histidine 15 18
Valine 39 48
Threonine 23 44
Met+Cys 22 18
Phe+Tyr 30 62

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in shiitake mushroom is 3.5 which makes it a medium P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of shiitake mushroom is 0.4 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in shiitake mushroom as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for shiitake mushroom is 55/100 good).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for shiitake mushroom

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 5.89 <12
Potassium:Sodium 65.20 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.11 <2
Iron:Copper 3.07 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.02 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 73%

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This food is insulinogenic with low insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

62% of insulinogenic calories