Avocado vs. Shiitake Mushroom

Nutrition comparison of Avocado and Shiitake Mushroom


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

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

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in avocado and shiitake mushroom:

  • Both shiitake mushroom and avocado are high in dietary fiber and potassium.
  • Avocado has more thiamin and folate.
  • Avocado has signficantly more Vitamin C than shiitake mushroom.
Detailed nutritional comparison of avocado and shiitake 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: Avocado (Avocados, raw, California) and Shiitake Mushroom (Mushrooms, shiitake, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Avocado is high in calories and shiitake mushroom has 80% less calories than avocado - shiitake mushroom has 34 calories per 100 grams and avocado has 167 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, avocado is lighter in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to shiitake mushroom per calorie. Avocado has a macronutrient ratio of 4:19:77 and for shiitake mushroom, 21:68:12 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Avocado Shiitake Mushroom
Protein 4% 21%
Carbohydrates 19% 68%
Fat 77% 12%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Shiitake mushroom and avocado contain similar amounts carbs - shiitake mushroom has 6.8g of total carbs per 100 grams and avocado has 8.6g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both shiitake mushroom and avocado are high in dietary fiber. Avocado has 172% more dietary fiber than shiitake mushroom - shiitake mushroom has 2.5g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and avocado has 6.8g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Shiitake mushroom and avocado contain similar amounts of sugar - shiitake mushroom has 2.4g of sugar per 100 grams and avocado has 0.3g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Shiitake mushroom and avocado contain similar amounts of protein - shiitake mushroom has 2.2g of protein per 100 grams and avocado has 2g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Shiitake mushroom has less saturated fat than avocado - avocado has 2.1g of saturated fat per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Avocado has signficantly more Vitamin C than shiitake mushroom - avocado has 8.8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Avocado has more Vitamin A than shiitake mushroom - avocado has 7ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin D

Shiitake mushroom has more Vitamin D than avocado - shiitake mushroom has 18iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and avocado does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Avocado has more Vitamin E than shiitake mushroom - avocado has 2mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Avocado has more Vitamin K than shiitake mushroom - avocado has 21ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Avocado has more thiamin and folate. Both avocado and shiitake mushroom contain significant amounts of riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.

Avocado Shiitake Mushroom
Thiamin 0.075 MG 0.015 MG
Riboflavin 0.143 MG 0.217 MG
Niacin 1.912 MG 3.877 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.463 MG 1.5 MG
Vitamin B6 0.287 MG 0.293 MG
Folate 89 UG 13 UG

Minerals

calcium

Avocado has 550% more calcium than shiitake mushroom - shiitake mushroom has 2mg of calcium per 100 grams and avocado has 13mg of calcium.

iron

Shiitake mushroom and avocado contain similar amounts of iron - shiitake mushroom has 0.41mg of iron per 100 grams and avocado has 0.61mg of iron.

potassium

Both shiitake mushroom and avocado are high in potassium. Avocado has 67% more potassium than shiitake mushroom - shiitake mushroom has 304mg of potassium per 100 grams and avocado has 507mg of potassium.




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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Avocado (Avocados, raw, California) and Shiitake Mushroom (Mushrooms, shiitake, raw) .

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