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Tomatillo vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Tomatillo and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese, Vitamin C, and Vitamin K, however Jerusalem artichoke is richer in Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily Manganese needs 6650% more than Jerusalem artichoke.
  • Jerusalem artichoke has 101 times less Vitamin K than Tomatillo. Tomatillo has 10.1µg of Vitamin K, while Jerusalem artichoke has 0.1µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Tomatillos, 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 Magnesium +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +448.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +60.1%
Contains more Copper +77.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +448.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +60.1%
Contains more Copper +77.2%

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 +470%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +85.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 26%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 4% 0% 14% 50% 14% 25% 24% 18% 10% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +470%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +85.7%

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.
Tomatillo Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 15.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 0.96g 2g Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 1.02g 0.01g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 17.44g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 32kcal 73kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 9.6g Tomatillo
Fiber 1.9g 1.6g Tomatillo
Calcium 7mg 14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Iron 0.62mg 3.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 20mg 17mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 39mg 78mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 268mg 429mg Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 1mg 4mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.12mg Tomatillo
Copper 0.079mg 0.14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 114IU 20IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.19mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 4mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.06mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 1.3mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.397mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.077mg Jerusalem artichoke
Folate 7µg 13µg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 0.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.004g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.001g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tomatillo Jerusalem artichoke
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
13
Tomatillo
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
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%
Tomatillo
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.139g)
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.

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. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.