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Jerusalem artichoke vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Napa cabbage?

  • Jerusalem artichoke is richer in Iron, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3, yet Napa cabbage is richer in Folate, and Manganese.
  • Jerusalem artichoke's daily need coverage for Iron is 33% higher.
  • Jerusalem artichoke has 40 times more Vitamin B1 than Napa cabbage. Jerusalem artichoke has 0.2mg of Vitamin B1, while Napa cabbage has 0.005mg.

We used Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked types in this comparison.

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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 +359.5%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +310.5%
Contains more Potassium +393.1%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Contains more Copper +45.8%
Contains more Calcium +107.1%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32%
Contains more Iron +359.5%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +310.5%
Contains more Potassium +393.1%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Contains more Copper +45.8%
Contains more Calcium +107.1%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%

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 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1034.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1215%
Contains more Folate +230.8%
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 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1034.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1215%
Contains more Folate +230.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 15.84g 2.23g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 1.1g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 0.17g Napa cabbage
Carbs 17.44g 2.23g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 12kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.6g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 1.6g g Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14mg 29mg Napa cabbage
Iron 3.4mg 0.74mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 8mg Jerusalem artichoke
Phosphorus 78mg 19mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 87mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 11mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.14mg Napa cabbage
Copper 0.14mg 0.096mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 263IU Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.19mg mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 3.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.005mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.025mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.466mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.035mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.037mg Jerusalem artichoke
Folate 13µg 43µg Napa cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Jerusalem artichoke
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 g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g g Jerusalem artichoke
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g g Jerusalem artichoke

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jerusalem artichoke Napa cabbage
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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
12
Napa cabbage

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%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.