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Artichoke vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Artichoke and Cucumber

  • Cucumber has less Copper, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin C, Phosphorus, Manganese, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Artichoke's daily need coverage for Copper is 21% more.
  • Artichoke has 11 times more Fiber than Cucumber. Artichoke has 5.4g of Fiber, while Cucumber has 0.5g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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 +175%
Contains more Iron +357.1%
Contains more Magnesium +361.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +275%
Contains more Potassium +151.7%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Copper +463.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +357.1%
Contains more Magnesium +361.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +275%
Contains more Potassium +151.7%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Copper +463.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%

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 E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +967.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190%
Contains more Folate +871.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +707.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.8%
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 7% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +967.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190%
Contains more Folate +871.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +707.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.8%

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 Cucumber
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 5.11g 3.13g Artichoke
Protein 3.27g 0.65g Artichoke
Fats 0.15g 0.11g Artichoke
Carbs 10.51g 3.63g Artichoke
Calories 47kcal 15kcal Artichoke
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Fructose g 0.87g Cucumber
Sugar 0.99g 1.67g Artichoke
Fiber 5.4g 0.5g Artichoke
Calcium 44mg 16mg Artichoke
Iron 1.28mg 0.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 60mg 13mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 90mg 24mg Artichoke
Potassium 370mg 147mg Artichoke
Sodium 94mg 2mg Cucumber
Zinc 0.49mg 0.2mg Artichoke
Copper 0.231mg 0.041mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 13IU 105IU Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.03mg Artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 2.8mg Artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.027mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.033mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046mg 0.098mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.259mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.04mg Artichoke
Folate 68µg 7µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.8µg 16.4µg Cucumber
Tryptophan mg 0.005mg Cucumber
Threonine mg 0.019mg Cucumber
Isoleucine mg 0.021mg Cucumber
Leucine mg 0.029mg Cucumber
Lysine mg 0.029mg Cucumber
Methionine mg 0.006mg Cucumber
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Cucumber
Valine mg 0.022mg Cucumber
Histidine mg 0.01mg Cucumber
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.037g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.005g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064g 0.032g Artichoke

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Artichoke Cucumber
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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
8
Cucumber

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Artichoke
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 92mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.68g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.