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Broccoli vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Broccoli and Jerusalem artichoke?

  • Broccoli is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B6, and Manganese, yet Jerusalem artichoke is richer in Iron, Vitamin B1, and Copper.
  • Broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 95% higher.
  • Broccoli has 1016 times more Vitamin K than Jerusalem artichoke. Broccoli has 101.6µg of Vitamin K, while Jerusalem artichoke has 0.1µg.

We used Broccoli, raw and Jerusalem-artichokes, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +235.7%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Zinc +241.7%
Contains more Iron +365.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +35.8%
Contains less Sodium -87.9%
Contains more Copper +185.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Contains more Calcium +235.7%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Zinc +241.7%
Contains more Iron +365.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +35.8%
Contains less Sodium -87.9%
Contains more Copper +185.7%

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 A +3015%
Contains more Vitamin E +310.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +2130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.3%
Contains more Folate +384.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +101500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +181.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
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 +3015%
Contains more Vitamin E +310.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +2130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.3%
Contains more Folate +384.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +101500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +181.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 4.04g 15.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2.82g 2g Broccoli
Fats 0.37g 0.01g Broccoli
Carbs 6.64g 17.44g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 34kcal 73kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch 0g g Broccoli
Fructose 0.68g g Broccoli
Sugar 1.7g 9.6g Broccoli
Fiber 2.6g 1.6g Broccoli
Calcium 47mg 14mg Broccoli
Iron 0.73mg 3.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 21mg 17mg Broccoli
Phosphorus 66mg 78mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 316mg 429mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 33mg 4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.41mg 0.12mg Broccoli
Copper 0.049mg 0.14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 623IU 20IU Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78mg 0.19mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 89.2mg 4mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.06mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 1.3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.573mg 0.397mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.077mg Broccoli
Folate 63µg 13µg Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 101.6µg 0.1µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033mg mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079mg mg Broccoli
Leucine 0.129mg mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.135mg mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.004g Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.001g Broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broccoli 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
65
Broccoli
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
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
17%
Broccoli
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
2%
Broccoli
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.9g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
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 minerals?
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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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.