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Jerusalem artichoke vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Fennel

  • Jerusalem artichoke has more Iron, Vitamin B1, and Copper, however Fennel is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, and Vitamin A.
  • Fennel covers your daily need of Vitamin K 52% more than Jerusalem artichoke.
  • Jerusalem artichoke has 20 times more Vitamin B1 than Fennel. While Jerusalem artichoke has 0.2mg of Vitamin B1, Fennel has only 0.01mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Fennel, bulb, 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 +365.8%
Contains more Copper +112.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +56%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 414
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains more Iron +365.8%
Contains more Copper +112.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +56%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 414
Equal in Magnesium - 17

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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Fennel
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +4715%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +62700%
Contains more Folate +107.7%
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 40% 58% 12% 0% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 0% 157% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +4715%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +62700%
Contains more Folate +107.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Fennel Opinion
Calories 73kcal 31kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 1.24g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 0.2g Fennel
Vitamin C 4mg 12mg Fennel
Net carbs 15.84g 4.2g Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 17.44g 7.3g Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 3.4mg 0.73mg Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14mg 49mg Fennel
Potassium 429mg 414mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 17mg
Sugar 9.6g 3.93g Fennel
Fiber 1.6g 3.1g Fennel
Copper 0.14mg 0.066mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.2mg Fennel
Starch g g
Phosphorus 78mg 50mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 52mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.01mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.032mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.64mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.232mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.047mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 62.8µg Fennel
Folate 13µg 27µg Fennel
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.09g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.169g Fennel
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
Fructose g g

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Jerusalem artichoke Fennel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
18
Fennel

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%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
7%
Fennel
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.09g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.67g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel 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 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. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/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.