Table 1

The breakdown of nutritional content of Pleurotus giganteus freeze-dried fruiting bodies
Test Parameter Result * Recommended daily allowance (RDA)
Total Fat 3.7 65 g
·Saturated fat 0.97 -
·Monosaturated fat 1.97 -
·Polyunsaturated fat 0.77 -
·Trans fat N.D (<0.01 g/100 g) -
Energy in Kilo Calorie 364 kcal/100 g -
Protein 15.4 50 g
Cholesterol N.D (<0.001 mg/100 g) 300 mg
Carbohydrate 67.2 300 g
Dietary fibre 33.3 25 g
Sodium (as Na) 5.7 2400 mg
Calcium (as Ca) 5.78 1000 mg
Magnesium (as Mg) 67.64 0.4 g
Iron (as Fe) 1.85 18 mg
Zinc (as Zn) 2.68 15 mg
Phosphorus (as P) 526.45 700 mg
Potassium (as K) 1345.7 3500 mg
Copper (as Cu) 0.59 2.0 mg
Manganese (as Mn) 0.41 2.0 mg
Selenium (as Se) N.D (<0.02 mg/kg) 70 μg

* g or mg/100 g of freeze-dried fruiting bodies; test method was according to AOAC (Association of Analytical Communities/Association of Official Agricultural Chemist); ND: Not detectable.

Phan et al.

Phan et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:102   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-102

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