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Radish vs. Jerusalem artichoke — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Radish and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Radish is higher in Vitamin C, yet Jerusalem artichoke is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Potassium.
  • Jerusalem artichoke covers your daily Iron needs 38% more than Radish.
  • Radish contains 4 times more Vitamin C than Jerusalem artichoke. While Radish contains 14.8mg of Vitamin C, Jerusalem artichoke contains only 4mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Radish is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Radishes, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Manganese +15%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +290%
Contains more Potassium +84.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Copper +180%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17% 10% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47% 8% 4%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Manganese +15%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +290%
Contains more Potassium +84.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Copper +180%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Radish
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Contains more Vitamin C +270%
Contains more Folate +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Contains more Vitamin A +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +411.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140.6%
Contains more Choline +361.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.077
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 50% 3% 9% 5% 10% 17% 19% 0% 4% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 4% 0% 14% 50% 14% 25% 24% 18% 10% 0% 17% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +270%
Contains more Folate +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Contains more Vitamin A +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +411.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140.6%
Contains more Choline +361.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.077

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +900%
Contains more Water +22.1%
Contains more Protein +194.1%
Contains more Carbs +412.9%
Contains more Other +361.8%
3% 95%
Protein: 0.68 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 3.4 g
Water: 95.27 g
Other: 0.55 g
2% 17% 78% 3%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.01 g
Carbs: 17.44 g
Water: 78.01 g
Other: 2.54 g
Contains more Fats +900%
Contains more Water +22.1%
Contains more Protein +194.1%
Contains more Carbs +412.9%
Contains more Other +361.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +325%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +4700%
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%
33% 18% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.048 g
80% 20%
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.004 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.001 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +325%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +4700%
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Radish Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Radish Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 1.8g 15.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 0.68g 2g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.1g 0.01g Radish
Carbs 3.4g 17.44g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 16kcal 73kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Fructose 0.71g Radish
Sugar 1.86g 9.6g Radish
Fiber 1.6g 1.6g
Calcium 25mg 14mg Radish
Iron 0.34mg 3.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 10mg 17mg Jerusalem artichoke
Phosphorus 20mg 78mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 233mg 429mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 39mg 4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.28mg 0.12mg Radish
Copper 0.05mg 0.14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Manganese 0.069mg 0.06mg Radish
Selenium 0.6µg 0.7µg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 7IU 20IU Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0mg 0.19mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin C 14.8mg 4mg Radish
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.039mg 0.06mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.254mg 1.3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.165mg 0.397mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.071mg 0.077mg Jerusalem artichoke
Folate 25µg 13µg Radish
Choline 6.5mg 30mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin K 1.3µg 0.1µg Radish
Tryptophan 0.009mg Radish
Threonine 0.023mg Radish
Isoleucine 0.02mg Radish
Leucine 0.031mg Radish
Lysine 0.033mg Radish
Methionine 0.01mg Radish
Phenylalanine 0.036mg Radish
Valine 0.035mg Radish
Histidine 0.013mg Radish
Saturated Fat 0.032g 0g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.004g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.001g Radish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Radish Jerusalem artichoke
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Radish
13%
Jerusalem artichoke
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Radish
28%
Jerusalem artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.74g)
Which food is cheaper?
Radish
Radish is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke 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)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Radish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169276/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.