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Jalapeño vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Jalapeño and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, and Vitamin A, yet Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, Phosphorus, and Potassium.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily Vitamin C needs 127% more than Jerusalem artichoke.
  • Jalapeño contains 185 times more Vitamin K than Jerusalem artichoke. While Jalapeño contains 18.5µg of Vitamin K, Jerusalem artichoke contains only 0.1µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Jerusalem-artichokes, 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 Zinc +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Iron +1260%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +73%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +204.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Iron +1260%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +73%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +204.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%

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 +2865%
Contains more Vitamin A +5290%
Contains more Vitamin E +1784.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +444.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +18400%
Contains more Folate +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.3
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +2865%
Contains more Vitamin A +5290%
Contains more Vitamin E +1784.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +444.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +18400%
Contains more Folate +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.3

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
64
Jalapeño
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
33
Jerusalem artichoke

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
5%
Jalapeño
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

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.
Jalapeño Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jalapeño Jerusalem artichoke
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.092g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 29 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 0.91 2 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.37 0.01 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6 4 Jalapeño
Net carbs 3.700000047683716 15.84000015258789 Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 6.5 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 12 14 Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 248 429 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 15 17 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugar 4.12 9.6 Jalapeño
Fiber 2.8 1.6 Jalapeño
Copper 0.046 0.14 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.14 0.12 Jalapeño
Starch
Phosphorus 26 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 3 4 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078 20 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58 0.19 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.06 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.397 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.077 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 0.1 Jalapeño
Folate 27 13 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.004 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 0.001 Jalapeño
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/nutrients
  2. Jerusalem artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169236/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.