These mushroom facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including mushrooms in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include mushrooms in your diet.
The mushroom is:
- Low in Saturated Fat, Sodium, and Cholesterol
- High in Vitamin D, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper, Selenium, Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, Zinc and Manganese
The nutritional value of the mushroom means that it's good for:
- Losing weight
- Maintaining good general health
Don't eat too many mushrooms if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of mushrooms.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Button Mushrooms - raw||100g||1.5||2.5||0.5||100|
|Mushrooms - canned||100g||1.5||3||0.5||65|
|Mushrooms - canned in butter sauce||100g||3.5||1||1||115|
|Champignon - canned||100g||1||2||0||55|
|Chinese Mushrooms - dried & rehydrated||25g||4||0||0||60|
|Enoki Mushrooms - raw||100g||7||2.5||0.5||145|
|Oyster Mushrooms - raw||100g||6||2.5||0.5||155|
|Shitake Mushrooms - dried||4 (15g)||11||1.5||0||185|
|Straw Mushrooms - canned, dried||100g||4.5||2.5||0.5||135|
|Swiss Brown Mushrooms||100g||4||4||0||95|