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Zucchini vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sugars (difference - 7.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.084g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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)
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.
Zucchini Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price 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
Zucchini 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
15
Zucchini
10
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
9
Zucchini
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 +166.7%
Contains more Iron +818.9%
Contains more Potassium +64.4%
Contains more Copper +164.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +166.7%
Contains more Iron +818.9%
Contains more Potassium +64.4%
Contains more Copper +164.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 17

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 C +347.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +4200%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +188.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +347.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +4200%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +188.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.6%

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
7%
Zucchini
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Zucchini
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 Zucchini Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 17 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 1.21 2 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.32 0.01 Zucchini
Vitamin C 17.9 4 Zucchini
Carbs 3.11 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 16 14 Zucchini
Potassium 261 429 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 18 17 Zucchini
Sugars 2.5 9.6 Jerusalem artichoke
Fiber 1 1.6 Jerusalem artichoke
Copper 0.053 0.14 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.32 0.12 Zucchini
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 38 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 8 4 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 200 20 Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.12 0.19 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.094 0.06 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.204 0.397 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.077 Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 0.1 Zucchini
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.084 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.004 Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091 0.001 Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.01 Zucchini
Threonine 0.029 Zucchini
Isoleucine 0.044 Zucchini
Leucine 0.071 Zucchini
Lysine 0.067 Zucchini
Methionine 0.018 Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043 Zucchini
Valine 0.054 Zucchini
Histidine 0.026 Zucchini
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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