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Jerusalem artichoke vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Tomatillo

  • Jerusalem artichoke has more Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Phosphorus, however Tomatillo is richer in Manganese, Vitamin C, and Vitamin K.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily Manganese needs 6650% more than Jerusalem artichoke.
  • Tomatillo has 5 times less Iron than Jerusalem artichoke. Jerusalem artichoke has 3.4mg of Iron, while Tomatillo has 0.62mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Tomatillos, 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 +448.4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +60.1%
Contains more Copper +77.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +448.4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +60.1%
Contains more Copper +77.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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 B1 +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +470%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
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 39% 7% 8% 0% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 0% 26% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +470%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%

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 Tomatillo
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 Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 73kcal 32kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 0.96g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 1.02g Tomatillo
Vitamin C 4mg 11.7mg Tomatillo
Net carbs 15.84g 3.94g Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 17.44g 5.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 3.4mg 0.62mg Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14mg 7mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 268mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 20mg Tomatillo
Sugar 9.6g 3.93g Tomatillo
Fiber 1.6g 1.9g Tomatillo
Copper 0.14mg 0.079mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12mg 0.22mg Tomatillo
Starch g g
Phosphorus 78mg 39mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 1mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 20IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.044mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.035mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.15mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.056mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Folate 13µg 7µg Jerusalem artichoke
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.139g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.417g Tomatillo
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Fructose g g

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Jerusalem artichoke Tomatillo
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
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
14
Tomatillo

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
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.139g)
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

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. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.