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Jerusalem artichoke vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jerusalem artichoke and Bell pepper different?

  • Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B5 and Vitamin B3, however Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Bell pepper is 85% higher.
  • Jerusalem artichoke contains 10 times more Iron than Bell pepper. While Jerusalem artichoke contains 3.4mg of Iron, Bell pepper contains only 0.34mg.

Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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
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Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Potassium +145.1%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Copper +112.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +290%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Zinc - 0.13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Potassium +145.1%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Copper +112.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +290%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Zinc - 0.13

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 B1 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +301%
Contains more Folate +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +1910%
Contains more Vitamin A +1750%
Contains more Vitamin E +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7300%
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 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +301%
Contains more Folate +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +1910%
Contains more Vitamin A +1750%
Contains more Vitamin E +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7300%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
13
Jerusalem artichoke
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
9
Bell pepper

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 the food
Protein
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Jerusalem artichoke Bell pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Jerusalem artichoke Bell pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 7.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 73 20 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2 0.86 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01 0.17 Bell pepper
Vitamin C 4 80.4 Bell pepper
Carbs 17.44 4.64 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.4 0.34 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14 10 Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429 175 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17 10 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugars 9.6 2.4 Bell pepper
Fiber 1.6 1.7 Bell pepper
Copper 0.14 0.066 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12 0.13 Bell pepper
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 78 20 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 20 370 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.19 0.37 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.057 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.028 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3 0.48 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.099 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 7.4 Bell pepper
Folate 13 10 Jerusalem artichoke
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0.058 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.008 Bell pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001 0.062 Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012 Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036 Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024 Bell pepper
Leucine 0.036 Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039 Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007 Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.036 Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01 Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12 Bell pepper

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.