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Artichoke vs. Corn — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Artichoke and Corn

  • Artichoke is higher in Copper, Fiber, Vitamin K, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, and Vitamin C, yet Corn is higher in Vitamin B5.
  • Artichoke covers your daily Copper needs 20% more than Corn.
  • Artichoke contains 37 times more Vitamin K than Corn. While Artichoke contains 14.8µg of Vitamin K, Corn contains only 0.4µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Corn
Contains more Calcium +1366.7%
Contains more Iron +184.4%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains more Potassium +69.7%
Contains more Copper +371.4%
Contains more Manganese +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Zinc +26.5%
Equal in Selenium - 0.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77% 34% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 17% 19% 33% 20% 1% 17% 17% 22% 2%
Contains more Calcium +1366.7%
Contains more Iron +184.4%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains more Potassium +69.7%
Contains more Copper +371.4%
Contains more Manganese +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Zinc +26.5%
Equal in Selenium - 0.2

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Corn
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.8%
Contains more Folate +195.7%
Contains more Choline +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +3600%
Contains more Vitamin A +1923.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 39% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 51% 0% 19% 37%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 2% 0% 19% 24% 14% 32% 48% 33% 18% 0% 16% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.8%
Contains more Folate +195.7%
Contains more Choline +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +3600%
Contains more Vitamin A +1923.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Corn
Contains more Water +15.7%
Contains more Other +61.4%
Contains more Fats +900%
Contains more Carbs +99.6%
Equal in Protein - 3.41
3% 11% 85%
Protein: 3.27 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 10.51 g
Water: 84.94 g
Other: 1.13 g
3% 21% 73%
Protein: 3.41 g
Fats: 1.5 g
Carbs: 20.98 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Water +15.7%
Contains more Other +61.4%
Contains more Fats +900%
Contains more Carbs +99.6%
Equal in Protein - 3.41

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Corn
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7380%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +842.2%
34% 5% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.036 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.005 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.064 g
17% 32% 51%
Saturated Fat: 0.197 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.374 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.603 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7380%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +842.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Artichoke Corn
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Corn Opinion
Net carbs 5.11g 18.58g Corn
Protein 3.27g 3.41g Corn
Fats 0.15g 1.5g Corn
Carbs 10.51g 20.98g Corn
Calories 47kcal 96kcal Corn
Starch 7.17g Corn
Fructose 0.79g Corn
Sugar 0.99g 4.54g Artichoke
Fiber 5.4g 2.4g Artichoke
Calcium 44mg 3mg Artichoke
Iron 1.28mg 0.45mg Artichoke
Magnesium 60mg 26mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 90mg 77mg Artichoke
Potassium 370mg 218mg Artichoke
Sodium 94mg 1mg Corn
Zinc 0.49mg 0.62mg Corn
Copper 0.231mg 0.049mg Artichoke
Manganese 0.256mg 0.167mg Artichoke
Selenium 0.2µg 0.2µg
Vitamin A 13IU 263IU Corn
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 13µg Corn
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.09mg Artichoke
Vitamin C 11.7mg 5.5mg Artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.093mg Corn
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.057mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046mg 1.683mg Corn
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.792mg Corn
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.139mg Corn
Folate 68µg 23µg Artichoke
Choline 34.4mg 29.1mg Artichoke
Vitamin K 14.8µg 0.4µg Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.023mg Corn
Threonine 0.133mg Corn
Isoleucine 0.133mg Corn
Leucine 0.358mg Corn
Lysine 0.141mg Corn
Methionine 0.069mg Corn
Phenylalanine 0.155mg Corn
Valine 0.191mg Corn
Histidine 0.091mg Corn
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.197g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.374g Corn
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064g 0.603g Corn

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Artichoke Corn
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Artichoke
17%
Corn
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Artichoke
14%
Corn

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Corn
Corn contains less Sodium (difference - 93mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.161g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Artichoke
Artichoke is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/nutrients
  2. Corn - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169999/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.