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Carrot vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Carrot and Artichoke

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A, while Artichoke has more Copper, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Fiber, Phosphorus and Vitamin C.
  • Carrot's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 93% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Carrots, 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
Carrot
1
:
Contains less Sodium -26.6%
Contains more Iron +326.7%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +15.6%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +413.3%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Contains less Sodium -26.6%
Contains more Iron +326.7%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +15.6%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +413.3%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.1%

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
Carrot
3
:
Contains more Vitamin A +128407.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Vitamin C +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.1%
Contains more Folate +257.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.046
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +128407.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Vitamin C +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.1%
Contains more Folate +257.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.046

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
98
Carrot
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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 the food
Protein
6%
Carrot
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
11%
Artichoke
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Carrot Artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Artichoke
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?
Carrot
Carrot contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Artichoke
Artichoke contains less Sugars (difference - 3.75g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
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 is richer in vitamins?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Carrot Artichoke Opinion
Calories 41 47 Artichoke
Protein 0.93 3.27 Artichoke
Fats 0.24 0.15 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 11.7 Artichoke
Carbs 9.58 10.51 Artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 1.28 Artichoke
Calcium 33 44 Artichoke
Potassium 320 370 Artichoke
Magnesium 12 60 Artichoke
Sugars 4.74 0.99 Artichoke
Fiber 2.8 5.4 Artichoke
Copper 0.045 0.231 Artichoke
Zinc 0.24 0.49 Artichoke
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 90 Artichoke
Sodium 69 94 Carrot
Vitamin A 16706 13 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.19 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.072 Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.066 Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.983 1.046 Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.338 Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.116 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 14.8 Artichoke
Folate 19 68 Artichoke
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.036 Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.005 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.064 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 Carrot
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.