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Artichoke vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Artichoke and Shallot

  • Artichoke is richer in Copper, Vitamin K, Magnesium, Fiber, Folate, and Vitamin B3, yet Shallot is richer in Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Shallot is 18% higher.
  • Artichoke contains 19 times more Vitamin K than Shallot. Artichoke contains 14.8µg of Vitamin K, while Shallot contains 0.8µg.
  • Artichoke contains less Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Shallots, 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 +18.9%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Contains more Copper +162.5%
Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Equal in Iron - 1.2
Equal in Potassium - 334
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Contains more Calcium +18.9%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Contains more Copper +162.5%
Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Equal in Iron - 1.2
Equal in Potassium - 334

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 A +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +423%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +1750%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.4%
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 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +423%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +1750%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Shallot Opinion
Net carbs 5.11g 13.6g Shallot
Protein 3.27g 2.5g Artichoke
Fats 0.15g 0.1g Artichoke
Carbs 10.51g 16.8g Shallot
Calories 47kcal 72kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.99g 7.87g Artichoke
Fiber 5.4g 3.2g Artichoke
Calcium 44mg 37mg Artichoke
Iron 1.28mg 1.2mg Artichoke
Magnesium 60mg 21mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 90mg 60mg Artichoke
Potassium 370mg 334mg Artichoke
Sodium 94mg 12mg Shallot
Zinc 0.49mg 0.4mg Artichoke
Copper 0.231mg 0.088mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 13IU 4IU Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.04mg Artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 8mg Artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.06mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.02mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046mg 0.2mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.29mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.345mg Shallot
Folate 68µg 34µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.8µg 0.8µg Artichoke
Tryptophan mg 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine mg 0.125mg Shallot
Methionine mg 0.027mg Shallot
Phenylalanine mg 0.081mg Shallot
Valine mg 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine mg 0.043mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.014g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064g 0.039g Artichoke

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Artichoke Shallot
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
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
17%
Shallot
Fats
1%
Artichoke
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 82mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.88g)
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.