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Cucumber vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 7.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cucumber Jerusalem artichoke
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cucumber Jerusalem artichoke
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
9
Cucumber
10
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
6
Cucumber
20
Jerusalem artichoke

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +1114.3%
Contains more Potassium +191.8%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Copper +241.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +225%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +1114.3%
Contains more Potassium +191.8%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Copper +241.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +225%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin A +425%
Contains more Vitamin K +16300%
Contains more Vitamin C +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +640.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1226.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +425%
Contains more Vitamin K +16300%
Contains more Vitamin C +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +640.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1226.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.5%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
4%
Cucumber
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Cucumber
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cucumber Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 15 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 0.65 2 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.11 0.01 Cucumber
Vitamin C 2.8 4 Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 3.63 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 16 14 Cucumber
Potassium 147 429 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 13 17 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugars 1.67 9.6 Jerusalem artichoke
Fiber 0.5 1.6 Jerusalem artichoke
Copper 0.041 0.14 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.2 0.12 Cucumber
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 2 4 Cucumber
Vitamin A 105 20 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.03 0.19 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.06 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.098 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.397 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.077 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 0.1 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.004 Cucumber
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.001 Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.005 Cucumber
Threonine 0.019 Cucumber
Isoleucine 0.021 Cucumber
Leucine 0.029 Cucumber
Lysine 0.029 Cucumber
Methionine 0.006 Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019 Cucumber
Valine 0.022 Cucumber
Histidine 0.01 Cucumber
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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