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Jerusalem artichoke vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 9.6g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Jerusalem artichoke Arrowroot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Jerusalem artichoke Arrowroot
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
10
Jerusalem artichoke
10
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
20
Jerusalem artichoke
20
Arrowroot

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 Iron +53.2%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +15.7%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.6%
Equal in Potassium - 454
Contains more Iron +53.2%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +15.7%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.6%
Equal in Potassium - 454

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +245.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 19
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059
Contains more Vitamin C +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +245.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 19
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059

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
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
1%
Arrowroot

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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 Jerusalem artichoke Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 73 65 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.01 0.2 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 4 1.9 Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 17.44 13.39 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.4 2.22 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14 6 Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 17 25 Arrowroot
Sugars 9.6 Jerusalem artichoke
Fiber 1.6 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Copper 0.14 0.121 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12 0.63 Arrowroot
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Phosphorus 78 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 4 26 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20 19 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.143 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.059 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.292 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Jerusalem artichoke
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0.039 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.004
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001 0.092 Arrowroot
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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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