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Artichoke vs. Purslane — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Artichoke and Purslane

  • Artichoke is richer in Folate, Copper, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, yet Purslane is richer in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Artichoke is 14% higher.
  • Artichoke contains 9 times more Vitamin B5 than Purslane. Artichoke contains 0.338mg of Vitamin B5, while Purslane contains 0.036mg.

Food types used in this article are Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Purslane, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +104.5%
Contains more Zinc +188.2%
Contains more Copper +104.4%
Contains more Calcium +47.7%
Contains more Iron +55.5%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -52.1%
Contains more Manganese +18.4%
Contains more Selenium +350%
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 20% 75% 49% 19% 44% 6% 5% 38% 40% 5%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.5%
Contains more Zinc +188.2%
Contains more Copper +104.4%
Contains more Calcium +47.7%
Contains more Iron +55.5%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -52.1%
Contains more Manganese +18.4%
Contains more Selenium +350%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +838.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.9%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Choline +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +10053.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.7%
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 80% 0% 0% 70% 12% 26% 9% 3% 17% 9% 0% 7% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +838.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.9%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Choline +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +10053.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +61.1%
Contains more Carbs +210%
Contains more Fats +140%
Contains more Other +20.4%
Equal in Water - 92.86
3% 11% 85%
Protein: 3.27 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 10.51 g
Water: 84.94 g
Other: 1.13 g
2% 3% 93%
Protein: 2.03 g
Fats: 0.36 g
Carbs: 3.39 g
Water: 92.86 g
Other: 1.36 g
Contains more Protein +61.1%
Contains more Carbs +210%
Contains more Fats +140%
Contains more Other +20.4%
Equal in Water - 92.86

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Purslane Opinion
Net carbs 5.11g 3.39g Artichoke
Protein 3.27g 2.03g Artichoke
Fats 0.15g 0.36g Purslane
Carbs 10.51g 3.39g Artichoke
Calories 47kcal 20kcal Artichoke
Sugar 0.99g Purslane
Fiber 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 44mg 65mg Purslane
Iron 1.28mg 1.99mg Purslane
Magnesium 60mg 68mg Purslane
Phosphorus 90mg 44mg Artichoke
Potassium 370mg 494mg Purslane
Sodium 94mg 45mg Purslane
Zinc 0.49mg 0.17mg Artichoke
Copper 0.231mg 0.113mg Artichoke
Manganese 0.256mg 0.303mg Purslane
Selenium 0.2µg 0.9µg Purslane
Vitamin A 13IU 1320IU Purslane
Vitamin A RAE 1µg Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19mg Artichoke
Vitamin C 11.7mg 21mg Purslane
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.047mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.112mg Purslane
Vitamin B3 1.046mg 0.48mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.036mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.073mg Artichoke
Folate 68µg 12µg Artichoke
Choline 34.4mg 12.8mg Artichoke
Vitamin K 14.8µg Artichoke
Saturated Fat 0.036g Purslane
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g Artichoke
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064g Artichoke

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Artichoke Purslane
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
18%
Purslane
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Artichoke
30%
Purslane

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purslane
Purslane is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Purslane
Purslane contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purslane
Purslane is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Purslane
Purslane is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Purslane
Purslane is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 richer in minerals?
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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. Purslane - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169274/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.