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Jerusalem artichoke vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Arrowroot

  • Jerusalem artichoke has more Iron, however Arrowroot is higher in Folate, and Vitamin B6.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily need of Folate 81% more than Jerusalem artichoke.
  • Jerusalem artichoke has 2 times more Iron than Arrowroot. While Jerusalem artichoke has 3.4mg of Iron, Arrowroot has only 2.22mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Arrowroot, 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 +133.3%
Contains more Iron +53.2%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Copper +15.7%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.6%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Equal in Potassium - 454
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +53.2%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Copper +15.7%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.6%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Equal in Potassium - 454

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 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +245.5%
Contains more Folate +2500%
Equal in Vitamin A - 19
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 7% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 254% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +245.5%
Contains more Folate +2500%
Equal in Vitamin A - 19
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 15.84g 12.09g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.01g 0.2g Arrowroot
Carbs 17.44g 13.39g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 65kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.6g g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.6g 1.3g Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14mg 6mg Jerusalem artichoke
Iron 3.4mg 2.22mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 25mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 78mg 98mg Arrowroot
Potassium 429mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 4mg 26mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.14mg 0.121mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 19IU Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19mg mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 1.9mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.143mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.059mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.292mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Folate 13µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Jerusalem artichoke
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 0g 0.039g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.004g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.092g Arrowroot

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Jerusalem artichoke Arrowroot
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
13
Jerusalem artichoke
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
31
Arrowroot

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%
Jerusalem artichoke
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.6g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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.

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. Jerusalem artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169236/nutrients
  2. Arrowroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168490/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.