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Artichoke vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 83mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Taro
Taro contains less Sugars (difference - 0.59g)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Artichoke Taro
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Artichoke Taro
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Artichoke
13
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
24
Artichoke
19
Taro

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
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Taro
Contains more Iron +132.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +34.3%
Contains more Zinc +113%
Contains more Potassium +59.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.3%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Equal in Phosphorus - 84
Contains more Iron +132.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +34.3%
Contains more Zinc +113%
Contains more Potassium +59.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.3%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Equal in Phosphorus - 84

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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Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1380%
Contains more Vitamin A +484.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1152.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144%
Contains more Vitamin C +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1380%
Contains more Vitamin A +484.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1152.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144%

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 the food
Protein
20%
Artichoke
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
26%
Taro
Fats
1%
Artichoke
1%
Taro

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Artichoke Taro Opinion
Calories 47 112 Taro
Protein 3.27 1.5 Artichoke
Fats 0.15 0.2 Taro
Vitamin C 11.7 4.5 Artichoke
Carbs 10.51 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.28 0.55 Artichoke
Calcium 44 43 Artichoke
Potassium 370 591 Taro
Magnesium 60 33 Artichoke
Sugars 0.99 0.4 Artichoke
Fiber 5.4 4.1 Artichoke
Copper 0.231 0.172 Artichoke
Zinc 0.49 0.23 Artichoke
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Phosphorus 90 84 Artichoke
Sodium 94 11 Taro
Vitamin A 13 76 Taro
Vitamin E 0.19 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.095 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.066 0.025 Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046 0.6 Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.303 Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.8 1 Artichoke
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.036 0.041 Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.016 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064 0.083 Taro
Tryptophan 0.023 Taro
Threonine 0.069 Taro
Isoleucine 0.054 Taro
Leucine 0.111 Taro
Lysine 0.067 Taro
Methionine 0.02 Taro
Phenylalanine 0.082 Taro
Valine 0.082 Taro
Histidine 0.034 Taro
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