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Jícama vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Jícama and Artichoke

  • Jícama has more Vitamin C, however Artichoke is richer in Copper, Folate, Vitamin K, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Artichoke covers your daily Copper needs 20% more than Jícama.
  • Artichoke has 2 times less Vitamin C than Jícama. Jícama has 20.2mg of Vitamin C, while Artichoke has 11.7mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Yambean (jicama), 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 -95.7%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +146.7%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +381.3%
Contains more Zinc +206.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 4% 14% 9% 16% 5% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +146.7%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +381.3%
Contains more Zinc +206.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%

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 C +72.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +423%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +150.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +4833.3%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 68% 2% 10% 0% 5% 7% 4% 9% 10% 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 C +72.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +423%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +150.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +4833.3%
Contains more Folate +466.7%

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
10
Jícama
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jícama
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%
Jícama
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
9%
Jícama
11%
Artichoke
Fats
0%
Jícama
1%
Artichoke

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

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Jícama 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?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 90mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.81g)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jícama Artichoke Opinion
Calories 38 47 Artichoke
Protein 0.72 3.27 Artichoke
Fats 0.09 0.15 Artichoke
Vitamin C 20.2 11.7 Jícama
Net carbs 3.9200000762939453 5.110000133514404 Artichoke
Carbs 8.82 10.51 Artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 1.28 Artichoke
Calcium 12 44 Artichoke
Potassium 150 370 Artichoke
Magnesium 12 60 Artichoke
Sugar 1.8 0.99 Artichoke
Fiber 4.9 5.4 Artichoke
Copper 0.048 0.231 Artichoke
Zinc 0.16 0.49 Artichoke
Starch
Phosphorus 18 90 Artichoke
Sodium 4 94 Jícama
Vitamin A 21 13 Jícama
Vitamin E 0.46 0.19 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.072 Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.066 Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.2 1.046 Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.135 0.338 Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.042 0.116 Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 14.8 Artichoke
Folate 12 68 Artichoke
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.036 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.005
Polyunsaturated fat 0.043 0.064 Artichoke
Tryptophan
Threonine 0.018 Jícama
Isoleucine 0.016 Jícama
Leucine 0.025 Jícama
Lysine 0.026 Jícama
Methionine 0.007 Jícama
Phenylalanine 0.017 Jícama
Valine 0.022 Jícama
Histidine 0.019 Jícama
Fructose

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. Jícama - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170073/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.