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Seaweed vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Seaweed and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Seaweed has more Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Zinc, and Vitamin B2, while Jerusalem artichoke has more Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Iron.
  • Seaweed's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 55% higher.
  • Jerusalem artichoke contains 58 times less Sodium than Seaweed. Seaweed contains 233mg of Sodium, while Jerusalem artichoke contains 4mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, kelp, 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 more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Zinc +925%
Contains more Iron +19.3%
Contains more Potassium +382%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.14
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Zinc +925%
Contains more Iron +19.3%
Contains more Potassium +382%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.14

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 +480%
Contains more Vitamin E +357.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +65900%
Contains more Folate +1284.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3750%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
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 A +480%
Contains more Vitamin E +357.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +65900%
Contains more Folate +1284.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3750%

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
36
Seaweed
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
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
10%
Seaweed
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
3%
Seaweed
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.
Seaweed Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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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?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 229mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.247g)
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.
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 Seaweed Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 43 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 1.68 2 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.56 0.01 Seaweed
Vitamin C 3 4 Jerusalem artichoke
Net carbs 8.270000457763672 15.84000015258789 Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 9.57 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 168 14 Seaweed
Potassium 89 429 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 121 17 Seaweed
Sugar 0.6 9.6 Seaweed
Fiber 1.3 1.6 Jerusalem artichoke
Copper 0.13 0.14 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 1.23 0.12 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 42 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 233 4 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 116 20 Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.87 0.19 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.06 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.397 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.077 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 0.1 Seaweed
Folate 180 13 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 0.004 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.001 Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 Seaweed
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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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.