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Jerusalem artichoke vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Shallot

  • Jerusalem artichoke has more Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Copper, however Shallot is higher in Vitamin B6, Manganese, Fiber, and Folate.
  • Jerusalem artichoke covers your daily need of Iron 28% more than Shallot.
  • Jerusalem artichoke has 7 times more Vitamin B3 than Shallot. While Jerusalem artichoke has 1.3mg of Vitamin B3, Shallot has only 0.2mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Shallots, 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 +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +28.4%
Contains more Copper +59.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +164.3%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Contains more Iron +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +28.4%
Contains more Copper +59.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +164.3%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%

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 A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +348.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Folate +161.5%
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 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +348.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Folate +161.5%

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 Shallot
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 Shallot Opinion
Calories 73kcal 72kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 2.5g Shallot
Fats 0.01g 0.1g Shallot
Vitamin C 4mg 8mg Shallot
Net carbs 15.84g 13.6g Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 17.44g 16.8g Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 3.4mg 1.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14mg 37mg Shallot
Potassium 429mg 334mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 21mg Shallot
Sugar 9.6g 7.87g Shallot
Fiber 1.6g 3.2g Shallot
Copper 0.14mg 0.088mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.4mg Shallot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 78mg 60mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 12mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 4IU Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.04mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.06mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.02mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.29mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.345mg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.8µg Shallot
Folate 13µg 34µg Shallot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.017g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.014g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.039g Shallot
Tryptophan mg 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine mg 0.125mg Shallot
Methionine mg 0.027mg Shallot
Phenylalanine mg 0.081mg Shallot
Valine mg 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine mg 0.043mg Shallot
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jerusalem artichoke Shallot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
17%
Shallot
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.73g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.