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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
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Contains more Iron +357.1%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +151.7%
Contains more Magnesium +361.5%
Contains more Copper +463.4%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Phosphorus +275%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +357.1%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +151.7%
Contains more Magnesium +361.5%
Contains more Copper +463.4%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Phosphorus +275%
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 C +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
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 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 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
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 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 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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.