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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, and Vitamin K.
  • Carrot covers your daily Vitamin A 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 Potassium +34.1%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +211.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.9%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Contains more Iron +1033.3%
Contains more Potassium +34.1%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +211.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.9%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
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 C +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +83430%
Contains more Vitamin E +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +13100%
Contains more Folate +46.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.058
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 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +203%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +83430%
Contains more Vitamin E +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +13100%
Contains more Folate +46.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.058

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 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

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Carrot Opinion
Calories 73 41 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2 0.93 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01 0.24 Carrot
Vitamin C 4 5.9 Carrot
Net carbs 15.84000015258789 6.78000020980835 Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 17.44 9.58 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.4 0.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14 33 Carrot
Potassium 429 320 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17 12 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugar 9.6 4.74 Carrot
Fiber 1.6 2.8 Carrot
Copper 0.14 0.045 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12 0.24 Carrot
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 78 35 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4 69 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.19 0.66 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.066 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.058 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3 0.983 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.273 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.138 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 13.2 Carrot
Folate 13 19 Carrot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0.037 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.014 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001 0.117 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 Carrot
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

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.