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Jerusalem artichoke vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Chinese cabbage

  • Jerusalem artichoke has more Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Vitamin B5, however Chinese cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Calcium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chinese cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 46% more.
  • Jerusalem artichoke has 7 times more Copper than Chinese cabbage. Jerusalem artichoke has 0.14mg of Copper, while Chinese cabbage has 0.021mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), 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 +325%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.8%
Contains more Potassium +70.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Copper +566.7%
Contains more Calcium +650%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Zinc +58.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Contains more Iron +325%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.8%
Contains more Potassium +70.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Copper +566.7%
Contains more Calcium +650%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Zinc +58.3%

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 E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +351.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +22240%
Contains more Vitamin C +1025%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151.9%
Contains more Folate +407.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +45400%
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 269% 2% 0% 150% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 50% 0% 114%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +351.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +22240%
Contains more Vitamin C +1025%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151.9%
Contains more Folate +407.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +45400%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Chinese cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 15.84g 1.18g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 1.5g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 0.2g Chinese cabbage
Carbs 17.44g 2.18g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 13kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.6g 1.18g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1.6g 1g Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14mg 105mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 3.4mg 0.8mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 19mg Chinese cabbage
Phosphorus 78mg 37mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 252mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 65mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.19mg Chinese cabbage
Copper 0.14mg 0.021mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 4468IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.09mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 45mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.04mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.07mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.5mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.088mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.194mg Chinese cabbage
Folate 13µg 66µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 45.5µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan mg 0.015mg Chinese cabbage
Threonine mg 0.049mg Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine mg 0.085mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine mg 0.088mg Chinese cabbage
Lysine mg 0.089mg Chinese cabbage
Methionine mg 0.009mg Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine mg 0.044mg Chinese cabbage
Valine mg 0.066mg Chinese cabbage
Histidine mg 0.026mg Chinese cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.027g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.015g Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.096g Chinese cabbage

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Jerusalem artichoke Chinese cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
17
Chinese cabbage

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
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
1%
Chinese cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.42g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.