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Jerusalem artichoke vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sugars (difference - 4.8g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Parsnip
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Parsnip
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
22
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
20
Jerusalem artichoke
16
Parsnip

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 +476.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Magnesium +70.6%
Contains more Zinc +391.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 71
Contains more Iron +476.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Magnesium +70.6%
Contains more Zinc +391.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 71

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin E +684.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +22400%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin E +684.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +22400%

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
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
18%
Parsnip
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
1%
Parsnip

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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 Parsnip Opinion
Calories 73 75 Parsnip
Protein 2 1.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 4 17 Parsnip
Carbs 17.44 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.4 0.59 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14 36 Parsnip
Potassium 429 375 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17 29 Parsnip
Sugars 9.6 4.8 Jerusalem artichoke
Fiber 1.6 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.14 0.12 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12 0.59 Parsnip
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Phosphorus 78 71 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4 10 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.09 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.05 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3 0.7 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 22.5 Parsnip
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0.05 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001 0.047 Parsnip
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