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Cardoon vs. Jerusalem artichoke — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cardoon and Jerusalem artichoke different?

  • Cardoon is richer in Folate, Copper, Manganese, Magnesium, and Calcium, while Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3.
  • Jerusalem artichoke covers your daily need of Iron 34% more than Cardoon.
  • Cardoon contains 43 times more Sodium than Jerusalem artichoke. Cardoon contains 170mg of Sodium, while Jerusalem artichoke contains 4mg.

Cardoon, raw and Jerusalem-artichokes, raw types were 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Magnesium +147.1%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains more Manganese +326.7%
Contains more Iron +385.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +239.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Equal in Potassium - 429
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 27% 30% 10% 36% 23% 5% 77% 34% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47% 8% 4%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Magnesium +147.1%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains more Manganese +326.7%
Contains more Iron +385.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +239.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Equal in Potassium - 429

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 B6 +50.6%
Contains more Folate +423.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 5% 7% 6% 21% 27% 51% 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 B6 +50.6%
Contains more Folate +423.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +900%
Contains more Water +20.5%
Contains more Protein +185.7%
Contains more Carbs +328.5%
Contains more Other +124.8%
4% 94%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4.07 g
Water: 94 g
Other: 1.13 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 Fats +900%
Contains more Water +20.5%
Contains more Protein +185.7%
Contains more Carbs +328.5%
Contains more Other +124.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +350%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +4000%
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%
16% 26% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.011 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.018 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.041 g
80% 20%
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.004 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.001 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +350%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +4000%
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.
Cardoon Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardoon Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 2.47g 15.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 0.7g 2g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.1g 0.01g Cardoon
Carbs 4.07g 17.44g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 17kcal 73kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Sugar 9.6g Cardoon
Fiber 1.6g 1.6g
Calcium 70mg 14mg Cardoon
Iron 0.7mg 3.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 42mg 17mg Cardoon
Phosphorus 23mg 78mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 400mg 429mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 170mg 4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.17mg 0.12mg Cardoon
Copper 0.231mg 0.14mg Cardoon
Manganese 0.256mg 0.06mg Cardoon
Selenium 0.2µg 0.7µg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 0IU 20IU Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin C 2mg 4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.06mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 1.3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.397mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.077mg Cardoon
Folate 68µg 13µg Cardoon
Choline 30mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin K 0.1µg Jerusalem artichoke
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.018g 0.004g Cardoon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.041g 0.001g Cardoon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cardoon 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
9%
Cardoon
13%
Jerusalem artichoke
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Cardoon
28%
Jerusalem artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 166mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Cardoon
Cardoon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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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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

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. Cardoon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169981/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.