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Broad bean vs. Jerusalem artichoke — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Broad bean and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Broad bean is higher in Vitamin C, Folate, Manganese, and Fiber, yet Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1.
  • Jerusalem artichoke covers your daily Iron needs 24% more than Broad bean.
  • Broad bean contains 5 times more Vitamin C than Jerusalem artichoke. While Broad bean contains 19.8mg of Vitamin C, Jerusalem artichoke contains only 4mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Broadbeans, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Magnesium +82.4%
Contains more Zinc +291.7%
Contains more Manganese +335%
Contains more Selenium +42.9%
Contains more Iron +126.7%
Contains more Potassium +122.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 78
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 57% 23% 32% 18% 6% 13% 20% 35% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47% 8% 4%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Magnesium +82.4%
Contains more Zinc +291.7%
Contains more Manganese +335%
Contains more Selenium +42.9%
Contains more Iron +126.7%
Contains more Potassium +122.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 78

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +1250%
Contains more Vitamin C +395%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Folate +346.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +501.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +165.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 17% 0% 0% 66% 32% 21% 23% 4% 7% 44% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 4% 0% 14% 50% 14% 25% 24% 18% 10% 0% 17% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1250%
Contains more Vitamin C +395%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Folate +346.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +501.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +165.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +140%
Contains more Fats +4900%
Contains more Carbs +72.7%
Contains more Other +182.2%
Equal in Water - 78.01
5% 10% 84%
Protein: 4.8 g
Fats: 0.5 g
Carbs: 10.1 g
Water: 83.7 g
Other: 0.9 g
2% 17% 78% 3%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.01 g
Carbs: 17.44 g
Water: 78.01 g
Other: 2.54 g
Contains more Protein +140%
Contains more Fats +4900%
Contains more Carbs +72.7%
Contains more Other +182.2%
Equal in Water - 78.01

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +400%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +30200%
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%
31% 4% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.142 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.303 g
80% 20%
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.004 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.001 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +400%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +30200%
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Broad bean Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 6.5g 15.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 4.8g 2g Broad bean
Fats 0.5g 0.01g Broad bean
Carbs 10.1g 17.44g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 62kcal 73kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Sugar 9.6g Broad bean
Fiber 3.6g 1.6g Broad bean
Calcium 18mg 14mg Broad bean
Iron 1.5mg 3.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 31mg 17mg Broad bean
Phosphorus 73mg 78mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 193mg 429mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 41mg 4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.47mg 0.12mg Broad bean
Copper 0.06mg 0.14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Manganese 0.261mg 0.06mg Broad bean
Selenium 1µg 0.7µg Broad bean
Vitamin A 270IU 20IU Broad bean
Vitamin A RAE 14µg 1µg Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.19mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin C 19.8mg 4mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.128mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.06mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 1.3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.066mg 0.397mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.077mg Jerusalem artichoke
Folate 58µg 13µg Broad bean
Choline 30mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin K 0.1µg Jerusalem artichoke
Tryptophan 0.048mg Broad bean
Threonine 0.178mg Broad bean
Isoleucine 0.215mg Broad bean
Leucine 0.37mg Broad bean
Lysine 0.313mg Broad bean
Methionine 0.037mg Broad bean
Phenylalanine 0.195mg Broad bean
Valine 0.235mg Broad bean
Histidine 0.115mg Broad bean
Saturated Fat 0.142g 0g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.004g Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.303g 0.001g Broad bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Jerusalem artichoke
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Broad bean
13%
Jerusalem artichoke
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Broad bean
28%
Jerusalem artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.142g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food is cheaper?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.6g)
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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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Broad bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170378/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.