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Cucumber vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cucumber and Artichoke

  • Cucumber has less Copper, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin C, Phosphorus, Manganese, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Artichoke's daily need coverage for Copper is 21% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cucumber, with peel, 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 -97.9%
Contains more Iron +357.1%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +151.7%
Contains more Magnesium +361.5%
Contains more Copper +463.4%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Phosphorus +275%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Iron +357.1%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +151.7%
Contains more Magnesium +361.5%
Contains more Copper +463.4%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Phosphorus +275%

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 +707.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +967.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190%
Contains more Folate +871.4%
Equal in Vitamin K - 14.8
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
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 +707.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +967.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190%
Contains more Folate +871.4%
Equal in Vitamin K - 14.8

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cucumber Artichoke Opinion
Calories 15kcal 47kcal Artichoke
Protein 0.65g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.11g 0.15g Artichoke
Vitamin C 2.8mg 11.7mg Artichoke
Net carbs 3.13g 5.11g Artichoke
Carbs 3.63g 10.51g Artichoke
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.28mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Calcium 16mg 44mg Artichoke
Potassium 147mg 370mg Artichoke
Magnesium 13mg 60mg Artichoke
Sugar 1.67g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 0.5g 5.4g Artichoke
Copper 0.041mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Zinc 0.2mg 0.49mg Artichoke
Starch 0.83g g Cucumber
Phosphorus 24mg 90mg Artichoke
Sodium 2mg 94mg Cucumber
Vitamin A 105IU 13IU Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.19mg Artichoke
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.072mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.033mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.098mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.259mg 0.338mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.116mg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 16.4µg 14.8µg Cucumber
Folate 7µg 68µg Artichoke
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.036g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.005g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032g 0.064g Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Cucumber
Threonine 0.019mg mg Cucumber
Isoleucine 0.021mg mg Cucumber
Leucine 0.029mg mg Cucumber
Lysine 0.029mg mg Cucumber
Methionine 0.006mg mg Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019mg mg Cucumber
Valine 0.022mg mg Cucumber
Histidine 0.01mg mg Cucumber
Fructose 0.87g g Cucumber

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cucumber Artichoke
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Cucumber
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
8
Cucumber
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
4%
Cucumber
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
11%
Artichoke
Fats
1%
Cucumber
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 92mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.68g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.