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Artichoke vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Artichoke and Carrot

  • Artichoke has more Copper, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Fiber, Phosphorus, and Vitamin C, while Carrot has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • Carrot's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 93% higher.
  • Carrot contains 5 times less Copper than Artichoke. Artichoke contains 0.231mg of Copper, while Carrot contains 0.045mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Carrots, raw.

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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
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +326.7%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +15.6%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Copper +413.3%
Contains less Sodium -26.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +326.7%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +15.6%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Copper +413.3%
Contains less Sodium -26.6%

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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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.8%
Contains more Folate +257.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +128407.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.983
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 39% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 51% 0% 37%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.8%
Contains more Folate +257.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +128407.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.983

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 Carrot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 5.11g 6.78g Carrot
Protein 3.27g 0.93g Artichoke
Fats 0.15g 0.24g Carrot
Carbs 10.51g 9.58g Artichoke
Calories 47kcal 41kcal Artichoke
Starch g 1.43g Carrot
Fructose g 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 0.99g 4.74g Artichoke
Fiber 5.4g 2.8g Artichoke
Calcium 44mg 33mg Artichoke
Iron 1.28mg 0.3mg Artichoke
Magnesium 60mg 12mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 90mg 35mg Artichoke
Potassium 370mg 320mg Artichoke
Sodium 94mg 69mg Carrot
Zinc 0.49mg 0.24mg Artichoke
Copper 0.231mg 0.045mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 13IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.66mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 5.9mg Artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.058mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046mg 0.983mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.273mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.138mg Carrot
Folate 68µg 19µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.8µg 13.2µg Artichoke
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Carrot
Threonine mg 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine mg 0.077mg Carrot
Leucine mg 0.102mg Carrot
Lysine mg 0.101mg Carrot
Methionine mg 0.02mg Carrot
Phenylalanine mg 0.061mg Carrot
Valine mg 0.069mg Carrot
Histidine mg 0.04mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.037g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.014g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064g 0.117g Carrot

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Artichoke Carrot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Artichoke
1%
Carrot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Carrot
Carrot contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.75g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.