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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 Sugars.

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
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Contains more Calcium +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Copper +162.5%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Equal in Iron - 1.2
Equal in Potassium - 334
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Contains more Calcium +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Copper +162.5%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
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 C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +423%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1750%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.4%
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 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +423%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1750%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.4%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
20%
Artichoke
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
17%
Shallot
Fats
1%
Artichoke
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Artichoke Shallot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 contains less Sugars?
Artichoke
Artichoke contains less Sugars (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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Artichoke Shallot Opinion
Calories 47 72 Shallot
Protein 3.27 2.5 Artichoke
Fats 0.15 0.1 Artichoke
Vitamin C 11.7 8 Artichoke
Carbs 10.51 16.8 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.28 1.2 Artichoke
Calcium 44 37 Artichoke
Potassium 370 334 Artichoke
Magnesium 60 21 Artichoke
Sugars 0.99 7.87 Artichoke
Fiber 5.4 3.2 Artichoke
Copper 0.231 0.088 Artichoke
Zinc 0.49 0.4 Artichoke
Starch
Phosphorus 90 60 Artichoke
Sodium 94 12 Shallot
Vitamin A 13 4 Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19 0.04 Artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.06 Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066 0.02 Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046 0.2 Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.29 Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116 0.345 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.8 0.8 Artichoke
Folate 68 34 Artichoke
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.036 0.017 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.014 Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064 0.039 Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.028 Shallot
Threonine 0.098 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 Shallot
Lysine 0.125 Shallot
Methionine 0.027 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 Shallot
Valine 0.11 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 Shallot
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.