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Jerusalem artichoke vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Seaweed

  • Jerusalem artichoke has more Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Iron, while Seaweed has more Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Seaweed's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 55% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 5 times less Potassium than Jerusalem artichoke. Jerusalem artichoke contains 429mg of Potassium, while Seaweed contains 89mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Jerusalem artichoke is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Seaweed, kelp, 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 +19.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +382%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Zinc +925%
Equal in Copper - 0.13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Contains more Iron +19.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +382%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Zinc +925%
Equal in Copper - 0.13

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 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3750%
Contains more Vitamin A +480%
Contains more Vitamin E +357.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.7%
Contains more Folate +1284.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +65900%
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 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 166%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3750%
Contains more Vitamin A +480%
Contains more Vitamin E +357.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.7%
Contains more Folate +1284.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +65900%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Seaweed Opinion
Net carbs 15.84g 8.27g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 1.68g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 0.56g Seaweed
Carbs 17.44g 9.57g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 43kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.6g 0.6g Seaweed
Fiber 1.6g 1.3g Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14mg 168mg Seaweed
Iron 3.4mg 2.85mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 121mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 78mg 42mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 89mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 233mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 1.23mg Seaweed
Copper 0.14mg 0.13mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 116IU Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.87mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.05mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.15mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.47mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.642mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.002mg Jerusalem artichoke
Folate 13µg 180µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 66µg Seaweed
Tryptophan mg 0.048mg Seaweed
Threonine mg 0.055mg Seaweed
Isoleucine mg 0.076mg Seaweed
Leucine mg 0.083mg Seaweed
Lysine mg 0.082mg Seaweed
Methionine mg 0.025mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine mg 0.043mg Seaweed
Valine mg 0.072mg Seaweed
Histidine mg 0.024mg Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.247g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.098g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.047g Seaweed

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Jerusalem artichoke Seaweed
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
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
47
Seaweed

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%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
10%
Seaweed
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
3%
Seaweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 229mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.247g)
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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.