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Peppers vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Peppers and Jerusalem artichoke?

  • Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Manganese and Vitamin A, yet Jerusalem artichoke is richer in Iron, Vitamin B1 and Vitamin B5.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 265% higher.
  • Peppers have 143 times more Vitamin K than Jerusalem artichoke. Peppers have 14.3µg of Vitamin K, while Jerusalem artichoke has 0.1µg.

We used Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Jerusalem-artichokes, raw types in this comparison.

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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
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Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Copper +24.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Iron +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.6%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Copper +24.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Iron +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.6%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%

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 +5962.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +5795%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +261%
Contains more Vitamin K +14200%
Contains more Folate +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +550.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
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 +5962.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +5795%
Contains more Vitamin E +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +261%
Contains more Vitamin K +14200%
Contains more Folate +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +550.8%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
90
Peppers
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
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 the food
Protein
12%
Peppers
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Peppers
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Peppers Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppers Jerusalem artichoke
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sugars (difference - 4.5g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Peppers Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 40 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2 2
Fats 0.2 0.01 Peppers
Vitamin C 242.5 4 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 18 14 Peppers
Potassium 340 429 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 25 17 Peppers
Sugars 5.1 9.6 Peppers
Fiber 1.5 1.6 Jerusalem artichoke
Copper 0.174 0.14 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.12 Peppers
Starch
Phosphorus 46 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 7 4 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 1179 20 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 0.19 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.06 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.397 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.077 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 0.1 Peppers
Folate 23 13 Peppers
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.004 Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.001 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 Peppers
Valine 0.084 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 Peppers
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.