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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 RAE, while Artichoke has more Copper, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Fiber, Phosphorus, and Vitamin C.
  • Carrot's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE 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
Contains less Sodium -26.6%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +326.7%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +15.6%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Copper +413.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Contains less Sodium -26.6%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +326.7%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +15.6%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Copper +413.3%

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

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.
Carrot Artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 5.11g Carrot
Protein 0.93g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.24g 0.15g Carrot
Carbs 9.58g 10.51g Artichoke
Calories 41kcal 47kcal Artichoke
Starch 1.43g g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 2.8g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 33mg 44mg Artichoke
Iron 0.3mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 12mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 35mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 320mg 370mg Artichoke
Sodium 69mg 94mg Carrot
Zinc 0.24mg 0.49mg Artichoke
Copper 0.045mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 16706IU 13IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg 0.19mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 11.7mg Artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.072mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.338mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.116mg Carrot
Folate 19µg 68µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg 14.8µg Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Carrot
Threonine 0.191mg mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.036g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.005g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.064g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Carrot 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
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 food.
Protein
6%
Carrot
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
11%
Artichoke
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Carrot
Carrot contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.