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Carrot vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Carrot and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A and Vitamin K, however Jerusalem artichoke is richer in Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper and Phosphorus.
  • Carrot covers your daily Vitamin A needs 93% more than Jerusalem artichoke.
  • Jerusalem artichoke has 132 times less Vitamin K than Carrot. Carrot has 13.2µg of Vitamin K, while Jerusalem artichoke has 0.1µg.
  • Carrot contains less Sugars.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Carrots, 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
Carrot
2
:
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Iron +1033.3%
Contains more Potassium +34.1%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +211.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.9%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Iron +1033.3%
Contains more Potassium +34.1%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +211.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.9%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%

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
Carrot
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +83430%
Contains more Vitamin E +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +13100%
Contains more Folate +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +203%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 2% 4% 0% 50% 14% 25% 24% 18% 0% 1% 10%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +83430%
Contains more Vitamin E +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +13100%
Contains more Folate +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +203%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
98
Carrot
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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 the food
Protein
6%
Carrot
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Carrot
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Carrot Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Jerusalem artichoke
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Carrot
Carrot contains less Sugars (difference - 4.86g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Carrot Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 41 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 0.93 2 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.24 0.01 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 4 Carrot
Carbs 9.58 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 33 14 Carrot
Potassium 320 429 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 12 17 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugars 4.74 9.6 Carrot
Fiber 2.8 1.6 Carrot
Copper 0.045 0.14 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.24 0.12 Carrot
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 69 4 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 16706 20 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.19 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.06 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.983 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.397 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.077 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 0.1 Carrot
Folate 19 13 Carrot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.004 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.001 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 Carrot
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.