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Artichoke vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Artichoke and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Artichoke has more Fiber, Folate, Vitamin K, Magnesium, Copper, Vitamin C, and Manganese, however Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Jerusalem artichoke covers your daily need of Iron 27% more than Artichoke.
  • Artichoke has 148 times more Vitamin K than Jerusalem artichoke. While Artichoke has 14.8µg of Vitamin K, Jerusalem artichoke has only 0.1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Jerusalem-artichokes, raw.

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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 Calcium +214.3%
Contains more Magnesium +252.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +308.3%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains more Iron +165.6%
Contains more Potassium +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Contains more Calcium +214.3%
Contains more Magnesium +252.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +308.3%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains more Iron +165.6%
Contains more Potassium +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%

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 +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.6%
Contains more Folate +423.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +14700%
Contains more Vitamin A +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.19
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 39% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 51% 0% 37%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 4% 0% 14% 50% 14% 25% 24% 18% 10% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.6%
Contains more Folate +423.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +14700%
Contains more Vitamin A +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.19
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Artichoke Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 5.11g 15.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 3.27g 2g Artichoke
Fats 0.15g 0.01g Artichoke
Carbs 10.51g 17.44g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 47kcal 73kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.99g 9.6g Artichoke
Fiber 5.4g 1.6g Artichoke
Calcium 44mg 14mg Artichoke
Iron 1.28mg 3.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 60mg 17mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 90mg 78mg Artichoke
Potassium 370mg 429mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 94mg 4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.49mg 0.12mg Artichoke
Copper 0.231mg 0.14mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 13IU 20IU Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.19mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 4mg Artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.06mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046mg 1.3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.397mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.077mg Artichoke
Folate 68µg 13µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.8µg 0.1µg Artichoke
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.004g Artichoke
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064g 0.001g Artichoke

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Artichoke Jerusalem artichoke
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
19
Artichoke
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
33
Jerusalem artichoke

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 food.
Protein
20%
Artichoke
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Artichoke
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 90mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.61g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/nutrients
  2. Jerusalem artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169236/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.