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Jerusalem artichoke vs Garden asparagus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sugars (difference - 7.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Garden asparagus
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
28
Garden asparagus
Mineral Summary Score
20
Jerusalem artichoke
16
Garden asparagus

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 +58.9%
Contains more Potassium +112.4%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +35%
Contains more Zinc +350%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +58.9%
Contains more Potassium +112.4%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +35%
Contains more Zinc +350%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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 B1 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +40%
Contains more Vitamin A +3680%
Contains more Vitamin E +494.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +41500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +40%
Contains more Vitamin A +3680%
Contains more Vitamin E +494.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +41500%

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
13%
Garden asparagus
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
4%
Garden asparagus
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
1%
Garden asparagus

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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 Garden asparagus Opinion
Calories 73 20 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2 2.2 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.01 0.12 Garden asparagus
Vitamin C 4 5.6 Garden asparagus
Carbs 17.44 3.88 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.4 2.14 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14 24 Garden asparagus
Potassium 429 202 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17 14 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugars 9.6 1.88 Jerusalem artichoke
Fiber 1.6 2.1 Garden asparagus
Copper 0.14 0.189 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.12 0.54 Garden asparagus
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Phosphorus 78 52 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4 2 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 20 756 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 0.19 1.13 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.143 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.141 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 1.3 0.978 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.274 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.091 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 41.6 Garden asparagus
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0.04 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001 0.05 Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.027 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049 Garden asparagus
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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