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Jerusalem artichoke vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Carrot

  • Jerusalem artichoke has more Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Phosphorus, however Carrot is richer in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin K.
  • Carrot covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 93% more than Jerusalem artichoke.
  • Carrot has 11 times less Iron than Jerusalem artichoke. Jerusalem artichoke has 3.4mg of Iron, while Carrot has 0.3mg.
  • Carrot contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Carrots, 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 +1033.3%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.9%
Contains more Potassium +34.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Copper +211.1%
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Contains more Iron +1033.3%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.9%
Contains more Potassium +34.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Copper +211.1%
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%

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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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin B1 +203%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +83430%
Contains more Vitamin E +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Folate +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +13100%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.058
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 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +203%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +83430%
Contains more Vitamin E +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Folate +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +13100%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.058

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 15.84g 6.78g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 0.93g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 0.24g Carrot
Carbs 17.44g 9.58g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 41kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g 1.43g Carrot
Fructose g 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 9.6g 4.74g Carrot
Fiber 1.6g 2.8g Carrot
Calcium 14mg 33mg Carrot
Iron 3.4mg 0.3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 12mg Jerusalem artichoke
Phosphorus 78mg 35mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 320mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 69mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.24mg Carrot
Copper 0.14mg 0.045mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.66mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 5.9mg Carrot
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.066mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.058mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.983mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.273mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.138mg Carrot
Folate 13µg 19µg Carrot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 13.2µg Carrot
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Carrot
Threonine mg 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine mg 0.077mg Carrot
Leucine mg 0.102mg Carrot
Lysine mg 0.101mg Carrot
Methionine mg 0.02mg Carrot
Phenylalanine mg 0.061mg Carrot
Valine mg 0.069mg Carrot
Histidine mg 0.04mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.037g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.014g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.117g Carrot

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Jerusalem artichoke Carrot
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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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
10%
Carrot
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
1%
Carrot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.86g)
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.
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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.