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Artichoke vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Artichoke and Broccoli?

  • Artichoke is higher in Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, and Iron, yet Broccoli is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin K.
  • Broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 86% more.
  • Artichoke has 5 times more Copper than Broccoli. While Artichoke has 0.231mg of Copper, Broccoli has only 0.049mg.

We used Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Broccoli, raw types in this article.

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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
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Contains more Iron +75.3%
Contains more Potassium +17.1%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Copper +371.4%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Equal in Calcium - 47
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Contains more Iron +75.3%
Contains more Potassium +17.1%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Copper +371.4%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Equal in Calcium - 47

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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Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +662.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +4692.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +310.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +586.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Folate - 63
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 39% 1% 4% 0% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 0% 37% 51%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +662.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +4692.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +310.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +586.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Folate - 63

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
19
Artichoke
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
18
Broccoli

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
20%
Artichoke
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
7%
Broccoli
Fats
1%
Artichoke
2%
Broccoli

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.
Artichoke Broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

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Artichoke Broccoli
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.71g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Broccoli Opinion
Calories 47 34 Artichoke
Protein 3.27 2.82 Artichoke
Fats 0.15 0.37 Broccoli
Vitamin C 11.7 89.2 Broccoli
Carbs 10.51 6.64 Artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.28 0.73 Artichoke
Calcium 44 47 Broccoli
Potassium 370 316 Artichoke
Magnesium 60 21 Artichoke
Sugar 0.99 1.7 Artichoke
Fiber 5.4 2.6 Artichoke
Copper 0.231 0.049 Artichoke
Zinc 0.49 0.41 Artichoke
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 90 66 Artichoke
Sodium 94 33 Broccoli
Vitamin A 13 623 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.19 0.78 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.071 Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066 0.117 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 1.046 0.639 Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.573 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.116 0.175 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.8 101.6 Broccoli
Folate 68 63 Artichoke
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.036 0.039 Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.011 Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064 0.038 Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.033 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 Broccoli
Fructose 0.68 Broccoli

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. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/nutrients
  2. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.