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Ginger vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Ginger and Artichoke

  • Ginger has less Folate, Fiber, Vitamin K, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin C than Artichoke.
  • Artichoke covers your daily need of Folate 14% more than Ginger.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Ginger root, 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 more Potassium +12.2%
Contains less Sodium -86.2%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Zinc +44.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.231
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Contains less Sodium -86.2%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +39.5%
Contains more Zinc +44.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.231

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
Ginger
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Contains more Vitamin E +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +188%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +14700%
Contains more Folate +518.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 0% 6% 0% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 0% 1% 9%
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 E +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +188%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +14700%
Contains more Folate +518.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Artichoke Opinion
Calories 80kcal 47kcal Ginger
Protein 1.82g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.75g 0.15g Ginger
Vitamin C 5mg 11.7mg Artichoke
Net carbs 15.77g 5.11g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 10.51g Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.6mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Calcium 16mg 44mg Artichoke
Potassium 415mg 370mg Ginger
Magnesium 43mg 60mg Artichoke
Sugar 1.7g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 2g 5.4g Artichoke
Copper 0.226mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Zinc 0.34mg 0.49mg Artichoke
Starch g g
Phosphorus 34mg 90mg Artichoke
Sodium 13mg 94mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 13IU Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.19mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.072mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.338mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.116mg Ginger
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 14.8µg Artichoke
Folate 11µg 68µg Artichoke
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.036g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.005g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.064g Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Ginger
Threonine 0.036mg mg Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051mg mg Ginger
Leucine 0.074mg mg Ginger
Lysine 0.057mg mg Ginger
Methionine 0.013mg mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045mg mg Ginger
Valine 0.073mg mg Ginger
Histidine 0.03mg mg Ginger
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ginger 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
Ginger
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
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
11%
Ginger
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
11%
Artichoke
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 81mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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 - 0.167g)
Which food is cheaper?
Artichoke
Artichoke is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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)

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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.