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Jerusalem artichoke vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Chili pepper

  • Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus, yet Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Manganese, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 155% more than Jerusalem artichoke.
  • Jerusalem artichoke contains 3 times more Iron than Chili pepper. While Jerusalem artichoke contains 3.4mg of Iron, Chili pepper contains only 1.03mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, 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 +230.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.4%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Equal in Calcium - 14
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 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Iron +230.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.4%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Equal in Calcium - 14
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 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4660%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +3492.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +557.1%
Contains more Folate +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +13900%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.244
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 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4660%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +3492.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +557.1%
Contains more Folate +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +13900%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.244

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 15.84g 7.31g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 1.87g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 17.44g 8.81g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 40kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.6g 5.3g Chili pepper
Fiber 1.6g 1.5g Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14mg 14mg
Iron 3.4mg 1.03mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 23mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 78mg 43mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 322mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 9mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.26mg Chili pepper
Copper 0.14mg 0.129mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.072mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.086mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 1.244mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.201mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 13µg 23µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 14µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan mg 0.026mg Chili pepper
Threonine mg 0.074mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine mg 0.065mg Chili pepper
Leucine mg 0.105mg Chili pepper
Lysine mg 0.089mg Chili pepper
Methionine mg 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.062mg Chili pepper
Valine mg 0.084mg Chili pepper
Histidine mg 0.041mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.042g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.024g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jerusalem artichoke Chili pepper
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
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
20
Chili pepper

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
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.3g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.