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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
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%

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.
Peppers Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 40kcal 73kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2g 2g
Fats 0.2g 0.01g Peppers
Vitamin C 242.5mg 4mg Peppers
Net carbs 7.96g 15.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 9.46g 17.44g Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.2mg 3.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 18mg 14mg Peppers
Potassium 340mg 429mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 25mg 17mg Peppers
Sugar 5.1g 9.6g Peppers
Fiber 1.5g 1.6g Jerusalem artichoke
Copper 0.174mg 0.14mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.12mg Peppers
Starch g g
Phosphorus 46mg 78mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 7mg 4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 1179IU 20IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.19mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.06mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 1.3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.397mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.077mg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 0.1µg Peppers
Folate 23µg 13µg Peppers
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.004g Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.001g Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg mg Peppers
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
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 food.
Protein
12%
Peppers
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Peppers
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.