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Fennel vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fennel and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, and Vitamin A, however Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, and Copper.
  • Fennel covers your daily need of Vitamin K 52% more than Jerusalem artichoke.
  • Fennel has 48 times more Vitamin A than Jerusalem artichoke. While Fennel has 48µg of Vitamin A, Jerusalem artichoke has only 1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fennel, bulb, 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 +250%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Iron +365.8%
Contains more Copper +112.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +56%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Potassium - 429
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Iron +365.8%
Contains more Copper +112.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +56%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Potassium - 429
Equal in Magnesium - 17

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
Fennel
5
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Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +4715%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +62700%
Contains more Folate +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 40% 58% 12% 0% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 0% 157% 21%
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 +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +4715%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +62700%
Contains more Folate +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%

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
28
Fennel
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
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
7%
Fennel
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Fennel
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.
Fennel Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Fennel 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 - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.09g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.67g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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.
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 Fennel Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 31 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 1.24 2 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.2 0.01 Fennel
Vitamin C 12 4 Fennel
Net carbs 4.199999809265137 15.84000015258789 Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 7.3 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 49 14 Fennel
Potassium 414 429 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17 17
Sugar 3.93 9.6 Fennel
Fiber 3.1 1.6 Fennel
Copper 0.066 0.14 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.2 0.12 Fennel
Starch
Phosphorus 50 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 52 4 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 963 20 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58 0.19 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.06 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.64 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.232 0.397 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.077 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 0.1 Fennel
Folate 27 13 Fennel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.09 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068 0.004 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.001 Fennel
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/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.