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Jerusalem artichoke vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Brussels sprout

  • Jerusalem artichoke is richer in Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B1, yet Brussels sprout is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B6, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Brussels sprout is 147% higher.
  • Jerusalem artichoke contains 2 times more Iron than Brussels sprout. Jerusalem artichoke contains 3.4mg of Iron, while Brussels sprout contains 1.4mg.

Food types used in this article are Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Brussels sprouts, 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 +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Equal in Potassium - 389
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Equal in Potassium - 389

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 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3670%
Contains more Vitamin E +363.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +2025%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +184.4%
Contains more Folate +369.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +176900%
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 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3670%
Contains more Vitamin E +363.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +2025%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +184.4%
Contains more Folate +369.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +176900%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Brussels sprout Opinion
Net carbs 15.84g 5.15g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 3.38g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.01g 0.3g Brussels sprout
Carbs 17.44g 8.95g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 43kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 9.6g 2.2g Brussels sprout
Fiber 1.6g 3.8g Brussels sprout
Calcium 14mg 42mg Brussels sprout
Iron 3.4mg 1.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 23mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 78mg 69mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 389mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 25mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.42mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.14mg 0.07mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 754IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.88mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 85mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.139mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.09mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.745mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.309mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.219mg Brussels sprout
Folate 13µg 61µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 177µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan mg 0.037mg Brussels sprout
Threonine mg 0.12mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine mg 0.132mg Brussels sprout
Leucine mg 0.152mg Brussels sprout
Lysine mg 0.154mg Brussels sprout
Methionine mg 0.032mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine mg 0.098mg Brussels sprout
Valine mg 0.155mg Brussels sprout
Histidine mg 0.076mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.062g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.023g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 153g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jerusalem artichoke Brussels sprout
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
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
23
Brussels sprout

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
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
1%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.062g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.4g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout 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 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.

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.