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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 Iron +53.2%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +15.7%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.6%
Equal in Potassium - 454
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Iron +53.2%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +15.7%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.6%
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 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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 2% 0% 0% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 0% 0% 254%
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 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 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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals 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 - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
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 lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 73 65 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.01 0.2 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 4 1.9 Jerusalem artichoke
Net carbs 15.84000015258789 12.09000015258789 Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 17.44 13.39 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.4 2.22 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14 6 Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 17 25 Arrowroot
Sugar 9.6 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.6 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Copper 0.14 0.121 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 78 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 4 26 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20 19 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.143 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.059 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.292 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Jerusalem artichoke
Folate 13 338 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0.039 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.004
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001 0.092 Arrowroot
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. 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.