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What is the nutritional value of the Jerusalem artichoke?

Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine
The Jerusalem artichoke provides a rich source of minerals, such as iron, copper, potassium, molybdenum, and magnesium. They also provide an array of B vitamins, being an excellent source of thiamin and pantothenic acid, a very good source of niacin, and a good source of vitamin B6 and riboflavin. Freshly harvested, raw Jerusalem artichokes contain 114 calories in a 1-cup serving. As their starch converts to sugar with increased storage time, this calorie count increases slightly.
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