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Artichoke vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Artichoke and Welsh onion

  • Artichoke has more Copper, Folate, Fiber, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Choline, and Manganese, however Welsh onion is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Welsh onion covers your daily Vitamin K needs 149% more than Artichoke.
  • Welsh onion has 6 times less Choline than Artichoke. Artichoke has 34.4mg of Choline, while Welsh onion has 5.3mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Onions, welsh, 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 +144.4%
Contains more Magnesium +160.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.7%
Contains more Potassium +74.5%
Contains more Copper +230%
Contains less Sodium -81.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.22
Equal in Zinc - 0.52
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Contains more Calcium +144.4%
Contains more Magnesium +160.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.7%
Contains more Potassium +74.5%
Contains more Copper +230%
Contains less Sodium -81.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.22
Equal in Zinc - 0.52

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 B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.1%
Contains more Folate +325%
Contains more Vitamin A +8823.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +168.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1206.8%
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 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.1%
Contains more Folate +325%
Contains more Vitamin A +8823.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +168.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1206.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Welsh onion Opinion
Net carbs 5.11g 4.1g Artichoke
Protein 3.27g 1.9g Artichoke
Fats 0.15g 0.4g Welsh onion
Carbs 10.51g 6.5g Artichoke
Calories 47kcal 34kcal Artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.99g 2.18g Artichoke
Fiber 5.4g 2.4g Artichoke
Calcium 44mg 18mg Artichoke
Iron 1.28mg 1.22mg Artichoke
Magnesium 60mg 23mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 90mg 49mg Artichoke
Potassium 370mg 212mg Artichoke
Sodium 94mg 17mg Welsh onion
Zinc 0.49mg 0.52mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.231mg 0.07mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 13IU 1160IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.51mg Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 27mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.05mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.09mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 1.046mg 0.4mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.169mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.072mg Artichoke
Folate 68µg 16µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.8µg 193.4µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Threonine mg 0.074mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine mg 0.081mg Welsh onion
Leucine mg 0.113mg Welsh onion
Lysine mg 0.095mg Welsh onion
Methionine mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine mg 0.061mg Welsh onion
Valine mg 0.084mg Welsh onion
Histidine mg 0.033mg Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.067g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.056g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064g 0.156g Welsh onion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Artichoke Welsh onion
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
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
18
Welsh onion

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
1%
Artichoke
2%
Welsh onion

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 77mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.19g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.