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Artichoke vs Wakame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Artichoke and Wakame?

  • Artichoke is richer in Fiber, Vitamin C, and Potassium, while Wakame is higher in Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Iron, Magnesium, and Calcium.
  • Wakame's daily need coverage for Manganese is 50% higher.
  • Wakame has 11 times less Fiber than Artichoke. Artichoke has 5.4g of Fiber, while Wakame has 0.5g.
  • Artichoke is lower in Sodium.

We used Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Seaweed, wakame, raw 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
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Wakame
Contains more Potassium +640%
Contains more Zinc +28.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Iron +70.3%
Contains more Calcium +240.9%
Contains more Magnesium +78.3%
Contains more Copper +22.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 45% 5% 77% 95% 11% 35% 114%
Contains more Potassium +640%
Contains more Zinc +28.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Iron +70.3%
Contains more Calcium +240.9%
Contains more Magnesium +78.3%
Contains more Copper +22.9%

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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Wakame
Contains more Vitamin C +290%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5700%
Contains more Vitamin K +179.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +2669.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +426.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +248.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.2%
Contains more Folate +188.2%
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 10% 22% 20% 0% 15% 54% 30% 42% 1% 0% 14% 147%
Contains more Vitamin C +290%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5700%
Contains more Vitamin K +179.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +2669.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +426.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +248.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.2%
Contains more Folate +188.2%

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
29
Wakame
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
58
Wakame

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
18%
Wakame
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
9%
Wakame
Fats
1%
Artichoke
3%
Wakame

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

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Artichoke Wakame
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 is lower in Sugar?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.34g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Wakame
Wakame is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Artichoke
Artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 778mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.094g)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Wakame Opinion
Calories 47 45 Artichoke
Protein 3.27 3.03 Artichoke
Fats 0.15 0.64 Wakame
Vitamin C 11.7 3 Artichoke
Carbs 10.51 9.14 Artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.28 2.18 Wakame
Calcium 44 150 Wakame
Potassium 370 50 Artichoke
Magnesium 60 107 Wakame
Sugar 0.99 0.65 Wakame
Fiber 5.4 0.5 Artichoke
Copper 0.231 0.284 Wakame
Zinc 0.49 0.38 Artichoke
Starch
Phosphorus 90 80 Artichoke
Sodium 94 872 Artichoke
Vitamin A 13 360 Wakame
Vitamin E 0.19 1 Wakame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.06 Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066 0.23 Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.046 1.6 Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.697 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.116 0.002 Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.8 5.3 Artichoke
Folate 68 196 Wakame
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.036 0.13 Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.058 Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064 0.218 Wakame
Tryptophan 0.035 Wakame
Threonine 0.165 Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087 Wakame
Leucine 0.257 Wakame
Lysine 0.112 Wakame
Methionine 0.063 Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112 Wakame
Valine 0.209 Wakame
Histidine 0.015 Wakame
Fructose

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. Wakame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170496/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.