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Jerusalem artichoke vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Broccoli?

  • Jerusalem artichoke is richer in Iron, Vitamin B1, and Copper, yet Broccoli is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B6, and Manganese.
  • Broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 95% higher.
  • Jerusalem artichoke has 5 times more Iron than Broccoli. Jerusalem artichoke has 3.4mg of Iron, while Broccoli has 0.73mg.

We used Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Broccoli, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +365.8%
Contains more Potassium +35.8%
Contains more Copper +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
Contains less Sodium -87.9%
Contains more Calcium +235.7%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Zinc +241.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Contains more Iron +365.8%
Contains more Potassium +35.8%
Contains more Copper +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
Contains less Sodium -87.9%
Contains more Calcium +235.7%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Zinc +241.7%

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 +181.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2130%
Contains more Vitamin A +3015%
Contains more Vitamin E +310.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +101500%
Contains more Folate +384.6%
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 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +181.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2130%
Contains more Vitamin A +3015%
Contains more Vitamin E +310.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +101500%
Contains more Folate +384.6%

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
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
18
Broccoli

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
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
7%
Broccoli
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
2%
Broccoli

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 Broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Jerusalem artichoke Broccoli
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 contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.9g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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 Broccoli Opinion
Calories 73 34 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2 2.82 Broccoli
Fats 0.01 0.37 Broccoli
Vitamin C 4 89.2 Broccoli
Carbs 17.44 6.64 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.4 0.73 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14 47 Broccoli
Potassium 429 316 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17 21 Broccoli
Sugar 9.6 1.7 Broccoli
Fiber 1.6 2.6 Broccoli
Copper 0.14 0.049 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12 0.41 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 78 66 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4 33 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20 623 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.19 0.78 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.071 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.117 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 1.3 0.639 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.573 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.175 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 101.6 Broccoli
Folate 13 63 Broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0.039 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.011 Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001 0.038 Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 Broccoli
Fructose 0.68 Broccoli

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.