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Brussels sprout vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Brussels sprout and Artichoke

  • Brussels sprout is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1, yet Artichoke is higher in Copper, Magnesium, and Fiber.
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily Vitamin K needs 135% more than Artichoke.
  • Brussels sprout contains 7 times more Vitamin C than Artichoke. While Brussels sprout contains 85mg of Vitamin C, Artichoke contains only 11.7mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Brussels sprouts, raw and Artichokes, (globe or french), 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 less Sodium -73.4%
Contains more Magnesium +160.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.4%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +230%
Equal in Calcium - 44
Equal in Iron - 1.28
Equal in Potassium - 370
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Contains less Sodium -73.4%
Contains more Magnesium +160.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.4%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +230%
Equal in Calcium - 44
Equal in Iron - 1.28
Equal in Potassium - 370

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 +5700%
Contains more Vitamin E +363.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +626.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +88.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1095.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.4%
Contains more Folate +11.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.338
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
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 +5700%
Contains more Vitamin E +363.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +626.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +88.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1095.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.4%
Contains more Folate +11.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.338

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 5.11g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 3.27g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.15g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 10.51g Artichoke
Calories 43kcal 47kcal Artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 3.8g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 42mg 44mg Artichoke
Iron 1.4mg 1.28mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 69mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 389mg 370mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 94mg Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42mg 0.49mg Artichoke
Copper 0.07mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 754IU 13IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.19mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 11.7mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.072mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.066mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.338mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.116mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 68µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 14.8µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.036g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.005g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.064g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Artichoke
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
81
Brussels sprout
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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
20%
Brussels sprout
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
11%
Artichoke
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 69mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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)

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.