Jerusalem artichoke Nutrition Label

Jerusalem artichoke Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 52kcal (218 kj)
11%
Carbohydrates 2.91g
1%
Sugars 2.76g
Starch 0.15g
Sucrose 1.25g
Maltose 0.04g
Fructose 1.43g
Galactose 0.02g
Glucose 0.02g
Protein 1.80g
1%
Fat 0.10g
0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.05g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.01g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.02g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.30mg
Sterols 5.20mg
Iron 0.20mg
1%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 23.00mg
2%
Chromium 0.00ug
0%
Sodium 4.90mg
0%
Iodine 0.00ug
0%
Copper 0.14mg
0%
Salt 12.49mg
1%
Selenium 10.00ug
18%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.35mg
2%
Zinc 0.24mg
3%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 4.68mg
6%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 0.66ug
0%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.20mg
18%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.05mg
5%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.11mg
8%
Manganese 0.00mg
0%
Magnesium 13.00mg
4%
Potassium 630.00mg
27%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.00mg
0%
Phosphorus 60.00mg
9%
Vitamin k 0.10ug
0%
Fibre, total 16.40g
4%
Fibre, dietary 4.00g
16%
Niacin equivalents, total 1.53mg
11%
Molybdenum 0.00mg
0%
Folate 13.00ug
3%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 78.40g
3%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Jerusalem artichoke

What is JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE?

Jerusalem artichoke, also known as sunchoke, is a vegetable that belongs to the sunflower family. It is a tuberous root vegetable with a nutty, sweet flavor. Despite its name, it is not related to artichokes at all and is actually a type of sunflower.

What are the health benefits of Jerusalem artichokes?

Jerusalem artichokes are a good source of iron, potassium, and fiber, which can help support a healthy heart and digestive system. They also contain inulin, a type of prebiotic fiber that can support gut health and may help regulate blood sugar levels. Additionally, Jerusalem artichokes provide a variety of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C and B vitamins.

Are there any health risks associated with Jerusalem artichokes?

While Jerusalem artichokes are generally safe to eat, they contain a type of carbohydrate called inulin, which can cause gas and bloating in some individuals. If you experience these symptoms, it's best to consume Jerusalem artichokes in moderate amounts or consult a healthcare professional for personalized advice.

How much Jerusalem Artichoke to eat per day?

In terms of serving size, it is generally recommended to consume around 1-2 medium-sized Jerusalem artichokes per day, as they are a good source of fiber and nutrients. However, individual dietary needs may vary, so it's best to consult with a nutritionist or healthcare provider for personalized advice.

JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE Allergies

Jerusalem artichokes are not known to be a common allergen. However, as with any food, some individuals may be sensitive to them. If you have a known allergy to sunflower seeds, you may also have a sensitivity to Jerusalem artichokes, as they belong to the same plant family.

Jerusalem artichoke Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Jerusalem artichoke

Fat 5%
Carbohydrates 59%
Protein 36%

Component Breakdown for Jerusalem artichoke

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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