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Jerusalem artichoke vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Chinese broccoli

  • Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B1, yet Chinese broccoli is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Calcium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily Vitamin K needs 71% more than Jerusalem artichoke.
  • Jerusalem artichoke contains 6 times more Iron than Chinese broccoli. While Jerusalem artichoke contains 3.4mg of Iron, Chinese broccoli contains only 0.56mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked.

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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 +507.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.2%
Contains more Potassium +64.4%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Copper +129.5%
Contains more Calcium +614.3%
Contains more Zinc +225%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Contains more Iron +507.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.2%
Contains more Potassium +64.4%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Copper +129.5%
Contains more Calcium +614.3%
Contains more Zinc +225%
Equal in Magnesium - 18

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 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +8090%
Contains more Vitamin E +152.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +605%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Folate +661.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +84700%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07
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 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +8090%
Contains more Vitamin E +152.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +605%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Folate +661.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +84700%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 15.84g 1.31g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 1.14g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 0.72g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 17.44g 3.81g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 22kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.6g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 1.6g 2.5g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 14mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 3.4mg 0.56mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 18mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 78mg 41mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 261mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 7mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.39mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.14mg 0.061mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.48mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 28.2mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.095mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.437mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.159mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.07mg Jerusalem artichoke
Folate 13µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.11g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.05g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.33g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jerusalem artichoke Chinese broccoli
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
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
17
Chinese 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
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
3%
Chinese broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.11g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.76g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 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 broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.