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Broccoli vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Broccoli and Artichoke?

  • Broccoli is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin K, yet Artichoke is higher in Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, and Iron.
  • Broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 86% more.
  • Broccoli has 7 times more Vitamin K than Artichoke. While Broccoli has 101.6µg of Vitamin K, Artichoke has only 14.8µg.

We used Broccoli, raw and Artichokes, (globe or french), raw types in this article.

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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 less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Iron +75.3%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +17.1%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Contains more Copper +371.4%
Equal in Calcium - 44
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Iron +75.3%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +17.1%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Contains more Copper +371.4%
Equal in Calcium - 44

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 A +4692.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +310.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +662.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +586.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Equal in Folate - 68
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +4692.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +310.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +662.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +586.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Equal in Folate - 68

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.
Broccoli Artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 4.04g 5.11g Artichoke
Protein 2.82g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.37g 0.15g Broccoli
Carbs 6.64g 10.51g Artichoke
Calories 34kcal 47kcal Artichoke
Starch 0g g Broccoli
Fructose 0.68g g Broccoli
Sugar 1.7g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 2.6g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 47mg 44mg Broccoli
Iron 0.73mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 21mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 66mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 316mg 370mg Artichoke
Sodium 33mg 94mg Broccoli
Zinc 0.41mg 0.49mg Artichoke
Copper 0.049mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 623IU 13IU Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78mg 0.19mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 89.2mg 11.7mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.072mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.066mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.573mg 0.338mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.116mg Broccoli
Folate 63µg 68µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 101.6µg 14.8µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033mg mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079mg mg Broccoli
Leucine 0.129mg mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.135mg mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.036g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.005g Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.064g Artichoke

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
65
Broccoli
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
35
Artichoke

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
17%
Broccoli
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
11%
Artichoke
Fats
2%
Broccoli
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.71g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/nutrients
  2. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/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.