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Jerusalem artichoke vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Eggplant

  • Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Copper, and Potassium, yet Eggplant is higher in Manganese, and Fiber.
  • Jerusalem artichoke covers your daily Iron needs 40% more than Eggplant.
  • Jerusalem artichoke contains 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Eggplant. While Jerusalem artichoke contains 0.2mg of Vitamin B1, Eggplant contains only 0.039mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Eggplant is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Eggplant, 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
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Contains more Iron +1378.3%
Contains more Calcium +55.6%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Copper +72.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +225%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +1378.3%
Contains more Calcium +55.6%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Copper +72.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +225%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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 C +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +15%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Contains more Folate +69.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084
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 8% 2% 6% 0% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 0% 9% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +15%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Contains more Folate +69.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084

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
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
10
Eggplant

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%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
6%
Eggplant
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
1%
Eggplant

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

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Jerusalem artichoke Eggplant
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.07g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Eggplant Opinion
Calories 73 25 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2 0.98 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01 0.18 Eggplant
Vitamin C 4 2.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 17.44 5.88 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.4 0.23 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14 9 Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429 229 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17 14 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugar 9.6 3.53 Eggplant
Fiber 1.6 3 Eggplant
Copper 0.14 0.081 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12 0.16 Eggplant
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Phosphorus 78 24 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4 2 Eggplant
Vitamin A 20 23 Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.19 0.3 Eggplant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.039 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.037 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3 0.649 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.281 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.084 Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 3.5 Eggplant
Folate 13 22 Eggplant
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0.034 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.016 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001 0.076 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009 Eggplant
Threonine 0.037 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 Eggplant
Lysine 0.047 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043 Eggplant
Valine 0.053 Eggplant
Histidine 0.023 Eggplant
Fructose 1.54 Eggplant

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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.