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Artichoke vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Artichoke and Ginger

  • Ginger has less Folate, Fiber, Vitamin K, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin C than Artichoke.
  • Artichoke covers your daily need of Folate 14% more than Ginger.
  • Artichoke has 148 times more Vitamin K than Ginger. While Artichoke has 14.8µg of Vitamin K, Ginger has only 0.1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Ginger root, 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 +113.3%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.7%
Contains more Zinc +44.1%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Contains less Sodium -86.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.226
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% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.7%
Contains more Zinc +44.1%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Contains less Sodium -86.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.226

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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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +188%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.5%
Contains more Folate +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +14700%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.9%
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 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +188%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.5%
Contains more Folate +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +14700%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 5.11g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 3.27g 1.82g Artichoke
Fats 0.15g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 10.51g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 47kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.99g 1.7g Artichoke
Fiber 5.4g 2g Artichoke
Calcium 44mg 16mg Artichoke
Iron 1.28mg 0.6mg Artichoke
Magnesium 60mg 43mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 90mg 34mg Artichoke
Potassium 370mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 94mg 13mg Ginger
Zinc 0.49mg 0.34mg Artichoke
Copper 0.231mg 0.226mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 13IU 0IU Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.26mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 5mg Artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.025mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.034mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046mg 0.75mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.203mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.16mg Ginger
Folate 68µg 11µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.8µg 0.1µg Artichoke
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Ginger
Threonine mg 0.036mg Ginger
Isoleucine mg 0.051mg Ginger
Leucine mg 0.074mg Ginger
Lysine mg 0.057mg Ginger
Methionine mg 0.013mg Ginger
Phenylalanine mg 0.045mg Ginger
Valine mg 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine mg 0.03mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.203g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064g 0.154g Ginger

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Artichoke Ginger
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
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
24
Ginger

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Artichoke
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 81mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
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 - 0.167g)
Which food is cheaper?
Artichoke
Artichoke is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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)

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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.