Egg White vs. Mushroom

Nutrition comparison of Egg White and Mushroom


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of egg white versus mushroom (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in egg white and mushroom:

  • Egg white is a great source of protein.
  • Mushroom has 58% less calories than egg white.
  • Mushroom has more thiamin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Mushroom is an excellent source of potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of egg white and mushroom is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Egg White (Egg, white, raw, fresh) and Mushroom (Mushrooms, white, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

calories

Mushroom has 58% less calories than egg white - egg white has 52 calories per 100 grams and mushroom has 22 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, egg white is much heavier in protein, much lighter in carbs and lighter in fat compared to mushroom per calorie. Egg white has a macronutrient ratio of 91:6:4 and for mushroom, 44:47:10 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Egg White Mushroom
Protein 91% 44%
Carbohydrates 6% 47%
Fat 4% 10%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Both egg white and mushroom are low in carbohydrates - egg white has 0.73g of total carbs per 100 grams and mushroom has 3.3g of carbohydrates.

The carbs in mushroom are made of 66% sugar and 34% dietary fiber, whereas the carbs in egg white comprise of 100% sugar.

dietary fiber

Mushroom has more dietary fiber than egg white - mushroom has 1g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and egg white does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Egg white and mushroom contain similar amounts of sugar - egg white has 0.71g of sugar per 100 grams and mushroom has 2g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Egg white is a great source of protein and it has 253% more protein than mushroom - egg white has 10.9g of protein per 100 grams and mushroom has 3.1g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both mushroom and egg white are low in saturated fat - mushroom has 0.05g of saturated fat per 100 grams and egg white does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Mushroom has more Vitamin C than egg white - mushroom has 2.1mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and egg white does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin D

Mushroom has more Vitamin D than egg white - mushroom has 7iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and egg white does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Mushroom and egg white contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - mushroom has 0.01mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and egg white does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Mushroom has more thiamin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate. Both egg white and mushroom contain significant amounts of riboflavin and Vitamin B12.

Egg White Mushroom
Thiamin 0.004 MG 0.081 MG
Riboflavin 0.439 MG 0.402 MG
Niacin 0.105 MG 3.607 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.19 MG 1.497 MG
Vitamin B6 0.005 MG 0.104 MG
Folate 4 UG 17 UG
Vitamin B12 0.09 UG 0.04 UG

Minerals

calcium

Egg white and mushroom contain similar amounts of calcium - egg white has 7mg of calcium per 100 grams and mushroom has 3mg of calcium.

iron

Mushroom has 525% more iron than egg white - egg white has 0.08mg of iron per 100 grams and mushroom has 0.5mg of iron.

potassium

Mushroom is an excellent source of potassium and it has 95% more potassium than egg white - egg white has 163mg of potassium per 100 grams and mushroom has 318mg of potassium.




Customize your serving size


The comparison below is by weight, but sometimes 100g isn't that intuitive of a measurement for food. View a custom portion comparison (e.g. cups, oz, package).

You can try adding or subtracting the amount of either Egg White or Mushroom .

Note: The specific food items compared are: Egg White (Egg, white, raw, fresh) and Mushroom (Mushrooms, white, raw) .

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