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Turnip vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Turnip and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Turnip has more Vitamin C, however Jerusalem artichoke is richer in Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper, and Vitamin B3.
  • Jerusalem artichoke covers your daily Iron needs 39% more than Turnip.
  • Jerusalem artichoke has 5 times less Vitamin C than Turnip. Turnip has 21mg of Vitamin C, while Jerusalem artichoke has 4mg.
  • Turnip contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Turnips, 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 +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +125%
Contains more Iron +1033.3%
Contains more Potassium +124.6%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.9%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +125%
Contains more Iron +1033.3%
Contains more Potassium +124.6%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.9%
Contains less Sodium -94%

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
Turnip
3
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Contains more Vitamin C +425%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.9%
Contains more Folate +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.5%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 70% 0% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 0% 1% 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 +425%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.9%
Contains more Folate +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.5%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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
12
Turnip
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
13
Turnip
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
5%
Turnip
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
0%
Turnip
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.
Turnip Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Turnip 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?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.8g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 63mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
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 Turnip Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 28 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 0.9 2 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.1 0.01 Turnip
Vitamin C 21 4 Turnip
Net carbs 4.630000114440918 15.84000015258789 Jerusalem artichoke
Carbs 6.43 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 30 14 Turnip
Potassium 191 429 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 11 17 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugar 3.8 9.6 Turnip
Fiber 1.8 1.6 Turnip
Copper 0.085 0.14 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.27 0.12 Turnip
Starch
Phosphorus 27 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 67 4 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 0 20 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0.03 0.19 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.06 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.2 0.397 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.077 Turnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folate 15 13 Turnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.011 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 0.004 Turnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053 0.001 Turnip
Tryptophan 0.009 Turnip
Threonine 0.025 Turnip
Isoleucine 0.036 Turnip
Leucine 0.033 Turnip
Lysine 0.036 Turnip
Methionine 0.011 Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.017 Turnip
Valine 0.03 Turnip
Histidine 0.014 Turnip
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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. Turnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170465/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.