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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 Potassium +382%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Zinc +925%
Equal in Copper - 0.13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Contains more Iron +19.3%
Contains more Potassium +382%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
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 Vitamin K +65900%
Contains more Folate +1284.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 2% 4% 0% 50% 14% 25% 24% 18% 0% 1% 10%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
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 Vitamin K +65900%
Contains more Folate +1284.6%

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 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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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