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Jerusalem artichoke vs. Radish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Radish

  • Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, yet Radish is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Jerusalem artichoke covers your daily Iron needs 38% more than Radish.
  • Jerusalem artichoke contains 17 times more Vitamin B1 than Radish. While Jerusalem artichoke contains 0.2mg of Vitamin B1, Radish contains only 0.012mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Radish is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Radishes, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +290%
Contains more Potassium +84.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Copper +180%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Manganese +15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47% 8% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17% 10% 4%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +290%
Contains more Potassium +84.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Copper +180%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Manganese +15%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Radish
Contains more Vitamin A +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +411.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140.6%
Contains more Choline +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +270%
Contains more Folate +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.071
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 4% 0% 14% 50% 14% 25% 24% 18% 10% 0% 17% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 50% 3% 9% 5% 10% 17% 19% 0% 4% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +411.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140.6%
Contains more Choline +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +270%
Contains more Folate +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.071

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +194.1%
Contains more Carbs +412.9%
Contains more Other +361.8%
Contains more Fats +900%
Contains more Water +22.1%
2% 17% 78% 3%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.01 g
Carbs: 17.44 g
Water: 78.01 g
Other: 2.54 g
3% 95%
Protein: 0.68 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 3.4 g
Water: 95.27 g
Other: 0.55 g
Contains more Protein +194.1%
Contains more Carbs +412.9%
Contains more Other +361.8%
Contains more Fats +900%
Contains more Water +22.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +325%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +4700%
80% 20%
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.004 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.001 g
33% 18% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.048 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +325%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +4700%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Jerusalem artichoke Radish
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Radish Opinion
Net carbs 15.84g 1.8g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 0.68g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 0.1g Radish
Carbs 17.44g 3.4g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 16kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Fructose 0.71g Radish
Sugar 9.6g 1.86g Radish
Fiber 1.6g 1.6g
Calcium 14mg 25mg Radish
Iron 3.4mg 0.34mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 10mg Jerusalem artichoke
Phosphorus 78mg 20mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 233mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 39mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.28mg Radish
Copper 0.14mg 0.05mg Jerusalem artichoke
Manganese 0.06mg 0.069mg Radish
Selenium 0.7µg 0.6µg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 7IU Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin C 4mg 14.8mg Radish
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.012mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.039mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.254mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.165mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.071mg Jerusalem artichoke
Folate 13µg 25µg Radish
Choline 30mg 6.5mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin K 0.1µg 1.3µg Radish
Tryptophan 0.009mg Radish
Threonine 0.023mg Radish
Isoleucine 0.02mg Radish
Leucine 0.031mg Radish
Lysine 0.033mg Radish
Methionine 0.01mg Radish
Phenylalanine 0.036mg Radish
Valine 0.035mg Radish
Histidine 0.013mg Radish
Saturated Fat 0g 0.032g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.017g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.048g Radish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jerusalem artichoke Radish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Jerusalem artichoke
9%
Radish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
28%
Jerusalem artichoke
10%
Radish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.74g)
Which food is cheaper?
Radish
Radish is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Jerusalem artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169236/nutrients
  2. Radish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169276/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.