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Jerusalem artichoke vs. Summer squash — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Summer squash?

  • Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3, yet Summer squash is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Jerusalem artichoke's daily need coverage for Iron is 38% more.
  • Jerusalem artichoke has 4 times more Choline than Summer squash. While Jerusalem artichoke has 30mg of Choline, Summer squash has only 6.7mg.

We used Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Squash, summer, all varieties, raw types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +871.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.3%
Contains more Potassium +63.7%
Contains more Copper +174.5%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +141.7%
Contains more Manganese +191.7%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Magnesium - 17
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 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17% 23% 2%
Contains more Iron +871.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.3%
Contains more Potassium +63.7%
Contains more Copper +174.5%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +141.7%
Contains more Manganese +191.7%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Magnesium - 17

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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Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +156.1%
Contains more Choline +347.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +183.1%
Contains more Folate +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%
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 12% 3% 0% 57% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 22% 0% 4% 8%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +156.1%
Contains more Choline +347.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +183.1%
Contains more Folate +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +65.3%
Contains more Carbs +420.6%
Contains more Other +309.7%
Contains more Fats +1700%
Contains more Water +21.3%
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: 1.21 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 3.35 g
Water: 94.64 g
Other: 0.62 g
Contains more Protein +65.3%
Contains more Carbs +420.6%
Contains more Other +309.7%
Contains more Fats +1700%
Contains more Water +21.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +8800%
80% 20%
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.004 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.001 g
30% 11% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.044 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.089 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +8800%

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 Summer squash
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Summer squash Opinion
Net carbs 15.84g 2.25g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 1.21g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 0.18g Summer squash
Carbs 17.44g 3.35g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 16kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Fructose 0.95g Summer squash
Sugar 9.6g 2.2g Summer squash
Fiber 1.6g 1.1g Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14mg 15mg Summer squash
Iron 3.4mg 0.35mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 17mg
Phosphorus 78mg 38mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 262mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 2mg Summer squash
Zinc 0.12mg 0.29mg Summer squash
Copper 0.14mg 0.051mg Jerusalem artichoke
Manganese 0.06mg 0.175mg Summer squash
Selenium 0.7µg 0.2µg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 200IU Summer squash
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 10µg Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.12mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin C 4mg 17mg Summer squash
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.048mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.142mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.487mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.155mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.218mg Summer squash
Folate 13µg 29µg Summer squash
Choline 30mg 6.7mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin K 0.1µg 3µg Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011mg Summer squash
Threonine 0.028mg Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042mg Summer squash
Leucine 0.069mg Summer squash
Lysine 0.065mg Summer squash
Methionine 0.017mg Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041mg Summer squash
Valine 0.053mg Summer squash
Histidine 0.025mg Summer squash
Saturated Fat 0g 0.044g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.016g Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.089g Summer squash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
17%
Summer squash
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
28%
Jerusalem artichoke
12%
Summer squash

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.044g)
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

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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.