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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Jerusalem artichoke. While Fennel has 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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 Phosphorus +56%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Copper +112.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Equal in Potassium - 429
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Iron +365.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +56%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Copper +112.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Fennel
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Contains more Vitamin A +4715%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Folate +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +62700%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 157%
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 +4715%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Folate +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +62700%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 15.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 1.24g 2g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.2g 0.01g Fennel
Carbs 7.3g 17.44g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 31kcal 73kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 9.6g Fennel
Fiber 3.1g 1.6g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 14mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 3.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 17mg
Phosphorus 50mg 78mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 414mg 429mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 52mg 4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.2mg 0.12mg Fennel
Copper 0.066mg 0.14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 963IU 20IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.19mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 4mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.06mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 1.3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.397mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.077mg Jerusalem artichoke
Folate 27µg 13µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 0.1µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.004g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.001g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fennel Jerusalem artichoke
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
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

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.

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.