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Chinese cabbage vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chinese cabbage and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Chinese cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Calcium, and Vitamin B6, however Jerusalem artichoke has more Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Vitamin B5.
  • Chinese cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 46% more.
  • Chinese cabbage has 455 times more Vitamin K than Jerusalem artichoke. Chinese cabbage has 45.5µg of Vitamin K, while Jerusalem artichoke has 0.1µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), 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 +650%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Zinc +58.3%
Contains more Iron +325%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.8%
Contains more Potassium +70.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Copper +566.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Contains more Calcium +650%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Zinc +58.3%
Contains more Iron +325%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.8%
Contains more Potassium +70.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Copper +566.7%

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 +22240%
Contains more Vitamin C +1025%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151.9%
Contains more Folate +407.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +45400%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +351.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 269% 2% 0% 150% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 50% 0% 114%
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 +22240%
Contains more Vitamin C +1025%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151.9%
Contains more Folate +407.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +45400%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +351.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 15.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 1.5g 2g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.2g 0.01g Chinese cabbage
Carbs 2.18g 17.44g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 13kcal 73kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.18g 9.6g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1g 1.6g Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 105mg 14mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 3.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 19mg 17mg Chinese cabbage
Phosphorus 37mg 78mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 252mg 429mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 65mg 4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.19mg 0.12mg Chinese cabbage
Copper 0.021mg 0.14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 4468IU 20IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.19mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 45mg 4mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.06mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 1.3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.397mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.077mg Chinese cabbage
Folate 66µg 13µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 45.5µg 0.1µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049mg mg Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085mg mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088mg mg Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089mg mg Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009mg mg Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044mg mg Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066mg mg Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026mg mg Chinese cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.004g Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.001g Chinese cabbage

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Chinese cabbage 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
56
Chinese cabbage
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
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
9%
Chinese cabbage
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.42g)
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.
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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.