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Jerusalem artichoke vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato contains less Sugars (difference - 5.42g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 Sweet potato
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 Sweet potato
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
80
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
20
Jerusalem artichoke
15
Sweet potato

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
:
Contains more Iron +457.4%
Contains more Potassium +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Equal in Copper - 0.151
Contains more Iron +457.4%
Contains more Potassium +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Equal in Copper - 0.151

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 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +70835%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1700%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.061
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +70835%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1700%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.061

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
9%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
0%
Sweet potato

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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 Sweet potato Opinion
Calories 73 86 Sweet potato
Protein 2 1.57 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01 0.05 Sweet potato
Vitamin C 4 2.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 17.44 20.12 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.4 0.61 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14 30 Sweet potato
Potassium 429 337 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17 25 Sweet potato
Sugars 9.6 4.18 Jerusalem artichoke
Fiber 1.6 3 Sweet potato
Copper 0.14 0.151 Sweet potato
Zinc 0.12 0.3 Sweet potato
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 78 47 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4 55 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20 14187 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.19 0.26 Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.078 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.061 Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 1.3 0.557 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.8 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.209 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 1.8 Sweet potato
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0.018 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.001 Jerusalem artichoke
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001 0.014 Sweet potato
Tryptophan 0.031 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083 Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055 Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092 Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066 Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029 Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089 Sweet potato
Valine 0.086 Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031 Sweet potato
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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