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Artichoke vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Artichoke and Tomato?

  • Artichoke has more Copper, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Vitamin K, and Choline than Tomato.
  • Artichoke's daily need coverage for Copper is 19% higher.
  • Tomato has 5 times less Magnesium than Artichoke. Artichoke has 60mg of Magnesium, while Tomato has 11mg.

We used Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average types in this comparison.

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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 +340%
Contains more Iron +374.1%
Contains more Magnesium +445.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +275%
Contains more Potassium +56.1%
Contains more Zinc +188.2%
Contains more Copper +291.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Contains more Calcium +340%
Contains more Iron +374.1%
Contains more Magnesium +445.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +275%
Contains more Potassium +56.1%
Contains more Zinc +188.2%
Contains more Copper +291.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%

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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Tomato
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +279.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45%
Contains more Folate +353.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +6307.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +17.1%
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 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +279.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45%
Contains more Folate +353.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +6307.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +17.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Tomato Opinion
Net carbs 5.11g 2.69g Artichoke
Protein 3.27g 0.88g Artichoke
Fats 0.15g 0.2g Tomato
Carbs 10.51g 3.89g Artichoke
Calories 47kcal 18kcal Artichoke
Starch g 0g Tomato
Fructose g 1.37g Tomato
Sugar 0.99g 2.63g Artichoke
Fiber 5.4g 1.2g Artichoke
Calcium 44mg 10mg Artichoke
Iron 1.28mg 0.27mg Artichoke
Magnesium 60mg 11mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 90mg 24mg Artichoke
Potassium 370mg 237mg Artichoke
Sodium 94mg 5mg Tomato
Zinc 0.49mg 0.17mg Artichoke
Copper 0.231mg 0.059mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 13IU 833IU Tomato
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.54mg Tomato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 13.7mg Tomato
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.037mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.019mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046mg 0.594mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.089mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.08mg Artichoke
Folate 68µg 15µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.8µg 7.9µg Artichoke
Tryptophan mg 0.006mg Tomato
Threonine mg 0.027mg Tomato
Isoleucine mg 0.018mg Tomato
Leucine mg 0.025mg Tomato
Lysine mg 0.027mg Tomato
Methionine mg 0.006mg Tomato
Phenylalanine mg 0.027mg Tomato
Valine mg 0.018mg Tomato
Histidine mg 0.014mg Tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.028g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.031g Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064g 0.083g Tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Artichoke Tomato
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
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
10
Tomato

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
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Artichoke
1%
Tomato

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 89mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.64g)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.