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Pumpkin vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pumpkin and Jerusalem artichoke different?

  • Pumpkin is richer in Vitamin A, Vitamin E , and Vitamin C, while Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Pumpkin covers your daily need of Vitamin A 47% more than Jerusalem artichoke.
  • Pumpkin contains 6 times more Vitamin E than Jerusalem artichoke. Pumpkin contains 1.06mg of Vitamin E , while Jerusalem artichoke contains 0.19mg.

Pumpkin, raw and Jerusalem-artichokes, raw types were used in this article.

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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 +50%
Contains more Zinc +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +325%
Contains more Potassium +26.2%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +10.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Zinc +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +325%
Contains more Potassium +26.2%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +10.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.3%

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 C +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +42465%
Contains more Vitamin E +457.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1000%
Contains more Folate +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
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 +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +42465%
Contains more Vitamin E +457.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1000%
Contains more Folate +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.2%

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
55
Pumpkin
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
18
Pumpkin
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
6%
Pumpkin
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
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.
Pumpkin Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Pumpkin 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 is lower in Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pumpkin Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 26 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 1 2 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.1 0.01 Pumpkin
Vitamin C 9 4 Pumpkin
Net carbs 6 15.84000015258789 Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 6.5 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 21 14 Pumpkin
Potassium 340 429 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 12 17 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugar 2.76 9.6 Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5 1.6 Jerusalem artichoke
Copper 0.127 0.14 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.32 0.12 Pumpkin
Starch
Phosphorus 44 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 1 4 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513 20 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06 0.19 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.06 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.298 0.397 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.077 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.1 0.1 Pumpkin
Folate 16 13 Pumpkin
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.004 Pumpkin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005 0.001 Pumpkin
Tryptophan 0.012 Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029 Pumpkin
Isoleucine 0.031 Pumpkin
Leucine 0.046 Pumpkin
Lysine 0.054 Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011 Pumpkin
Phenylalanine 0.032 Pumpkin
Valine 0.035 Pumpkin
Histidine 0.016 Pumpkin
Fructose

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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.