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Bell pepper vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bell pepper and Jerusalem artichoke different?

  • Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K, however Jerusalem artichoke is richer in Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Bell pepper is 85% higher.
  • Bell pepper contains 74 times more Vitamin K than Jerusalem artichoke. While Bell pepper contains 7.4µg of Vitamin K, Jerusalem artichoke contains only 0.1µg.

Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Jerusalem-artichokes, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 less Sodium -25%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +290%
Contains more Potassium +145.1%
Contains more Copper +112.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +290%
Contains more Potassium +145.1%
Contains more Copper +112.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.12

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 A +1750%
Contains more Vitamin E +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1910%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +301%
Contains more Folate +30%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
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 A +1750%
Contains more Vitamin E +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1910%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +301%
Contains more Folate +30%

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.
Bell pepper Jerusalem artichoke
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 15.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 0.86g 2g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.17g 0.01g Bell pepper
Carbs 4.64g 17.44g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 20kcal 73kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch 0g g Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12g g Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4g 9.6g Bell pepper
Fiber 1.7g 1.6g Bell pepper
Calcium 10mg 14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Iron 0.34mg 3.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 10mg 17mg Jerusalem artichoke
Phosphorus 20mg 78mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 175mg 429mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 3mg 4mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13mg 0.12mg Bell pepper
Copper 0.066mg 0.14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 370IU 20IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.19mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.4mg 4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.06mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 1.3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.397mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.077mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 13µg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.4µg 0.1µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036mg mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024mg mg Bell pepper
Leucine 0.036mg mg Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039mg mg Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007mg mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.092mg mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01mg mg Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.004g Bell pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.001g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper 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
34
Bell pepper
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
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
5%
Bell pepper
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.