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Jerusalem artichoke

Also called: Sunroot, sunchoke, wild sunflower, topinambur, earth apple

Scientific name: Helianthus tuberosus

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Low Jerusalem artichoke contains 73 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity mugwort pollen Jerusalem artichoke can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
Healthiness Excellent Jerusalem artichoke is a great healthy option and can be consumed in larger amounts regularly.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Refrigerator
Temperature +4°C to +8°C
Shelf life / Best before 21 days


Can jerusalem artichoke be frozen? Yes
Preparation Blanch
Quality when defrosted Good
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 73 kcal / 305 kj
Fat 0,01 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 17,4 g
Sugars 9,6 g
Protein 2 g
Salt 0 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Jerusalem artichoke has a very low amount of fat. Contains a significant amount of carbohydrates and a fair amount of sugars. Jerusalem artichoke contains a lesser amount of protein and has no salt at all.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate, choline, vitamin a, carotene, vitamin e, vitamin k


Jerusalem artichoke contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities mugwort pollen
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly No
LCHF friendly No
Sugar free (under 0,5g) No
Fat-free (under 0,5g) Yes
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l jerusalem artichoke in grams 630 g
1 dl jerusalem artichoke in grams 63 g
1 cl jerusalem artichoke in grams 6,3 g
1 ml jerusalem artichoke in grams 0,63 g
1 tbsp jerusalem artichoke in grams 9,45 g
1 tsp jerusalem artichoke in grams 3,15 g
1 krm jerusalem artichoke in grams 0,63 g
1 kg jerusalem artichoke in liters 1,59 liters
1 hg jerusalem artichoke in dl 1,59 dl
1 g jerusalem artichoke in ml 1,59 ml
Minus Plus


Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 1,22 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of jerusalem artichoke you need to run about 1,22 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 2,61 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of jerusalem artichoke you need to ride a bike about 2,61 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 22 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of jerusalem artichoke you need to swim for 22 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 44 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of jerusalem artichoke you need to workout for 44 minutes at a decent intensity.