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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 RAE, 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 less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +1260%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Potassium +73%
Contains more Copper +204.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +1260%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Potassium +73%
Contains more Copper +204.3%

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 +5290%
Contains more Vitamin E +1784.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +2865%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +444.2%
Contains more Folate +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +18400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 4% 0% 14% 50% 14% 25% 24% 18% 10% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +5290%
Contains more Vitamin E +1784.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +2865%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +444.2%
Contains more Folate +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +18400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.3

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 15.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 0.91g 2g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.37g 0.01g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 17.44g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 29kcal 73kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 9.6g Jalapeño
Fiber 2.8g 1.6g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Iron 0.25mg 3.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 15mg 17mg Jerusalem artichoke
Phosphorus 26mg 78mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 248mg 429mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 3mg 4mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.12mg Jalapeño
Copper 0.046mg 0.14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 1078IU 20IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.19mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 4mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.06mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 1.3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.397mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.077mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 13µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 0.1µg Jalapeño
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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.004g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.001g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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

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)

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.