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Jerusalem artichoke vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jerusalem artichoke and Pimiento different?

  • Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Vitamin B5, however Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pimiento is 90% higher.
  • Jerusalem artichoke contains 40 times more Vitamin B5 than Pimiento. While Jerusalem artichoke contains 0.397mg of Vitamin B5, Pimiento contains only 0.01mg.

Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Pimento, canned are the varieties used 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 Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +358.8%
Contains more Potassium +171.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Copper +185.7%
Contains more Zinc +58.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +358.8%
Contains more Potassium +171.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Copper +185.7%
Contains more Zinc +58.3%

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 +1076.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3870%
Contains more Folate +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +13175%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +2022.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +179.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +8200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
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 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1076.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3870%
Contains more Folate +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +13175%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +2022.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +179.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +8200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 15.84g 3.2g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 1.1g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 17.44g 5.1g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 23kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.6g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 1.6g 1.9g Pimiento
Calcium 14mg 6mg Jerusalem artichoke
Iron 3.4mg 1.68mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 6mg Jerusalem artichoke
Phosphorus 78mg 17mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 158mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.19mg Pimiento
Copper 0.14mg 0.049mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.017mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.06mg
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.615mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.01mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 13µg 6µg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 8.3µg Pimiento
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Pimiento
Threonine mg 0.04mg Pimiento
Isoleucine mg 0.036mg Pimiento
Leucine mg 0.058mg Pimiento
Lysine mg 0.049mg Pimiento
Methionine mg 0.013mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine mg 0.034mg Pimiento
Valine mg 0.046mg Pimiento
Histidine mg 0.022mg Pimiento
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.045g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.02g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jerusalem artichoke Pimiento
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
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
14
Pimiento

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%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
5%
Pimiento
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.045g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
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.

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. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.