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Artichoke vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Artichoke and Zucchini

  • Artichoke is richer in Copper, Fiber, Iron, Folate, Magnesium, Vitamin K, and Phosphorus, yet Zucchini is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Artichoke is 20% higher.
  • Artichoke contains 5 times more Fiber than Zucchini. Artichoke contains 5.4g of Fiber, while Zucchini contains 1g.

Food types used in this article are Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, 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 Iron +245.9%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +41.8%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +335.8%
Contains more Zinc +53.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 18% 9% 17% 2%
Contains more Iron +245.9%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +41.8%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +335.8%
Contains more Zinc +53.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.5%

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 E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +131.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +244.2%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +53%
Contains more Vitamin A +1438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.5%
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 60% 12% 3% 0% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 0% 11% 18%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +131.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +244.2%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +53%
Contains more Vitamin A +1438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.5%

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
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
12
Zucchini

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
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
3%
Zucchini
Fats
1%
Artichoke
1%
Zucchini

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

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Artichoke Zucchini
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?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 86mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.51g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.048g)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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 Zucchini Opinion
Calories 47 17 Artichoke
Protein 3.27 1.21 Artichoke
Fats 0.15 0.32 Zucchini
Vitamin C 11.7 17.9 Zucchini
Carbs 10.51 3.11 Artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.28 0.37 Artichoke
Calcium 44 16 Artichoke
Potassium 370 261 Artichoke
Magnesium 60 18 Artichoke
Sugar 0.99 2.5 Artichoke
Fiber 5.4 1 Artichoke
Copper 0.231 0.053 Artichoke
Zinc 0.49 0.32 Artichoke
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 90 38 Artichoke
Sodium 94 8 Zucchini
Vitamin A 13 200 Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.19 0.12 Artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.045 Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066 0.094 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 1.046 0.451 Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.204 Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116 0.163 Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.8 4.3 Artichoke
Folate 68 24 Artichoke
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.036 0.084 Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.011 Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064 0.091 Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.01 Zucchini
Threonine 0.029 Zucchini
Isoleucine 0.044 Zucchini
Leucine 0.071 Zucchini
Lysine 0.067 Zucchini
Methionine 0.018 Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043 Zucchini
Valine 0.054 Zucchini
Histidine 0.026 Zucchini
Fructose 1.38 Zucchini

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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.