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Cauliflower vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cauliflower and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Cauliflower has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5, while Jerusalem artichoke has more Iron, Vitamin B1, and Copper.
  • Cauliflower's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 49% higher.
  • Jerusalem artichoke contains 155 times less Vitamin K than Cauliflower. Cauliflower contains 15.5µg of Vitamin K, while Jerusalem artichoke contains 0.1µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cauliflower, 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 +57.1%
Contains more Zinc +125%
Contains more Iron +709.5%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +259%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 7% 27% 11% 14% 8% 19% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Zinc +125%
Contains more Iron +709.5%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +259%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%

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 C +1105%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139%
Contains more Vitamin K +15400%
Contains more Folate +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.4%
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 161% 0% 2% 0% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 0% 39% 43%
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 +1105%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139%
Contains more Vitamin K +15400%
Contains more Folate +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06

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
30
Cauliflower
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
13
Cauliflower
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
12%
Cauliflower
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

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

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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 - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.13g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.69g)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cauliflower Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 25 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 1.92 2 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.28 0.01 Cauliflower
Vitamin C 48.2 4 Cauliflower
Net carbs 2.9700000286102295 15.84000015258789 Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 4.97 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 22 14 Cauliflower
Potassium 299 429 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 15 17 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugar 1.91 9.6 Cauliflower
Fiber 2 1.6 Cauliflower
Copper 0.039 0.14 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.27 0.12 Cauliflower
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Phosphorus 44 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 30 4 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 0 20 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0.08 0.19 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.06
Vitamin B3 0.507 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.397 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.077 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 0.1 Cauliflower
Folate 57 13 Cauliflower
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.004 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.001 Cauliflower
Tryptophan 0.02 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065 Cauliflower
Valine 0.125 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 Cauliflower
Fructose 0.97 Cauliflower

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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.