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Jícama vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Jícama and Truffle

  • Jícama has more Vitamin C, while Truffle has more Fiber, Manganese, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Magnesium.
  • Truffle's daily need coverage for Fiber is 261% higher.
  • Truffle contains 10000000 times less Vitamin C than Jícama. Jícama contains 20.2mg of Vitamin C, while Truffle contains 0mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Yambean (jicama), raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried.

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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 less Sodium -88.6%
Contains more Calcium +1225%
Contains more Iron +880%
Contains more Magnesium +591.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +922.2%
Contains more Potassium +402.7%
Contains more Zinc +725%
Contains more Copper +281.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 9% 8% 14% 1% 5% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 221% 60% 79% 67% 5% 37% 61%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Contains more Calcium +1225%
Contains more Iron +880%
Contains more Magnesium +591.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +922.2%
Contains more Potassium +402.7%
Contains more Zinc +725%
Contains more Copper +281.3%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2810.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3033.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Folate +216.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 10% 0% 68% 5% 7% 4% 9% 10% 9% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 29% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2810.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3033.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Folate +216.7%

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.
Jícama Truffle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jícama Truffle Opinion
Net carbs 3.92g 2.91g Jícama
Protein 0.72g 9.25g Truffle
Fats 0.09g 0.73g Truffle
Carbs 8.82g 73.01g Truffle
Calories 38kcal 284kcal Truffle
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.8g g Truffle
Fiber 4.9g 70.1g Truffle
Calcium 12mg 159mg Truffle
Iron 0.6mg 5.88mg Truffle
Magnesium 12mg 83mg Truffle
Phosphorus 18mg 184mg Truffle
Potassium 150mg 754mg Truffle
Sodium 4mg 35mg Jícama
Zinc 0.16mg 1.32mg Truffle
Copper 0.048mg 0.183mg Truffle
Vitamin A 21IU 0IU Jícama
Vitamin E 0.46mg mg Jícama
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.2mg 0mg Jícama
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.015mg Jícama
Vitamin B2 0.029mg 0.844mg Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 6.267mg Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.481mg Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.112mg Truffle
Folate 12µg 38µg Truffle
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg µg Jícama
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine 0.018mg mg Jícama
Isoleucine 0.016mg mg Jícama
Leucine 0.025mg mg Jícama
Lysine 0.026mg mg Jícama
Methionine 0.007mg mg Jícama
Phenylalanine 0.017mg mg Jícama
Valine 0.022mg mg Jícama
Histidine 0.019mg mg Jícama
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g g Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g g Jícama
Polyunsaturated fat 0.043g g Jícama

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jícama Truffle
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
10
Jícama
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jícama
72
Truffle

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
4%
Jícama
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
9%
Jícama
73%
Truffle
Fats
0%
Jícama
3%
Truffle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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 ($)
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. Jícama - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170073/nutrients
  2. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.