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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +448.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +60.1%
Contains more Copper +77.2%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Contains more Manganese +254900%
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 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27% 19957% 3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +448.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +60.1%
Contains more Copper +77.2%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Contains more Manganese +254900%

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 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 Choline +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +470%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
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 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 5% 26%
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 Choline +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +470%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +108.3%
Contains more Carbs +198.6%
Contains more Other +361.8%
Contains more Fats +10100%
Contains more Water +17.5%
2% 17% 78% 3%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.01 g
Carbs: 17.44 g
Water: 78.01 g
Other: 2.54 g
6% 92%
Protein: 0.96 g
Fats: 1.02 g
Carbs: 5.84 g
Water: 91.63 g
Other: 0.55 g
Contains more Protein +108.3%
Contains more Carbs +198.6%
Contains more Other +361.8%
Contains more Fats +10100%
Contains more Water +17.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3775%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +41600%
80% 20%
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.004 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.001 g
20% 22% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.139 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.155 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.417 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3775%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +41600%

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 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
Net carbs 15.84g 3.94g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 0.96g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 17.44g 5.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 73kcal 32kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Sugar 9.6g 3.93g Tomatillo
Fiber 1.6g 1.9g Tomatillo
Calcium 14mg 7mg Jerusalem artichoke
Iron 3.4mg 0.62mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 20mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 78mg 39mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 429mg 268mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.12mg 0.22mg Tomatillo
Copper 0.14mg 0.079mg Jerusalem artichoke
Manganese 0.06mg 153mg Tomatillo
Selenium 0.7µg 0.5µg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 20IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 6µg Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin C 4mg 11.7mg Tomatillo
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
Folate 13µg 7µg Jerusalem artichoke
Choline 30mg 7.6mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin K 0.1µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Saturated Fat 0g 0.139g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jerusalem artichoke Tomatillo
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
13%
Tomatillo
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
28%
Jerusalem artichoke
2007%
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

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. 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.