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Jerusalem artichoke vs Kohlrabi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Kohlrabi?

  • Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3, yet Kohlrabi is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, and Vitamin B6.
  • Kohlrabi's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 64% more.
  • Jerusalem artichoke has 9 times more Iron than Kohlrabi. While Jerusalem artichoke has 3.4mg of Iron, Kohlrabi has only 0.4mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Kohlrabi is lower.

We used Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Kohlrabi, raw types in this article.

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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 +750%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.6%
Contains more Potassium +22.6%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.129
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 14% 20% 31% 3% 1% 43%
Contains more Iron +750%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.6%
Contains more Potassium +22.6%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.129

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 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +80%
Contains more Vitamin E +152.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.8%
Contains more Folate +23.1%
Equal in Vitamin K - 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 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 3% 10% 0% 207% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 12% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +80%
Contains more Vitamin E +152.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.8%
Contains more Folate +23.1%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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 Kohlrabi
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Kohlrabi Opinion
Net carbs 15.84g 2.6g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 1.7g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 0.1g Kohlrabi
Carbs 17.44g 6.2g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 27kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.6g 2.6g Kohlrabi
Fiber 1.6g 3.6g Kohlrabi
Calcium 14mg 24mg Kohlrabi
Iron 3.4mg 0.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 19mg Kohlrabi
Phosphorus 78mg 46mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 350mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 20mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.03mg Jerusalem artichoke
Copper 0.14mg 0.129mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 36IU Kohlrabi
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.48mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 62mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.05mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.02mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.165mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.15mg Kohlrabi
Folate 13µg 16µg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan mg 0.01mg Kohlrabi
Threonine mg 0.049mg Kohlrabi
Isoleucine mg 0.078mg Kohlrabi
Leucine mg 0.067mg Kohlrabi
Lysine mg 0.056mg Kohlrabi
Methionine mg 0.013mg Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine mg 0.039mg Kohlrabi
Valine mg 0.05mg Kohlrabi
Histidine mg 0.019mg Kohlrabi
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.013g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.007g Kohlrabi
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.048g Kohlrabi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jerusalem artichoke Kohlrabi
Low Fats diet ok
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
25
Kohlrabi
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
17
Kohlrabi

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
10%
Kohlrabi
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
6%
Kohlrabi
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
0%
Kohlrabi

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Sugar (difference - 7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke 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. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/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.