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Corn vs. Artichoke — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Corn and Artichoke

  • Corn is higher in Vitamin B5, yet Artichoke is higher in Copper, Fiber, Vitamin K, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, and Vitamin C.
  • Artichoke covers your daily Copper needs 20% more than Corn.
  • Corn contains 2 times more Vitamin B5 than Artichoke. While Corn contains 0.792mg of Vitamin B5, Artichoke contains only 0.338mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Corn
2
:
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Zinc +26.5%
Contains more Calcium +1366.7%
Contains more Iron +184.4%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains more Potassium +69.7%
Contains more Copper +371.4%
Contains more Manganese +53.3%
Equal in Selenium - 0.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 17% 19% 33% 20% 1% 17% 17% 22% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77% 34% 2%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Zinc +26.5%
Contains more Calcium +1366.7%
Contains more Iron +184.4%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains more Potassium +69.7%
Contains more Copper +371.4%
Contains more Manganese +53.3%
Equal in Selenium - 0.2

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Corn
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +1923.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.8%
Contains more Folate +195.7%
Contains more Choline +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +3600%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 2% 0% 19% 24% 14% 32% 48% 33% 18% 0% 16% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 39% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 51% 0% 19% 37%
Contains more Vitamin A +1923.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.8%
Contains more Folate +195.7%
Contains more Choline +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +3600%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Corn
3
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Contains more Fats +900%
Contains more Carbs +99.6%
Contains more Water +15.7%
Contains more Other +61.4%
Equal in Protein - 3.27
3% 21% 73%
Protein: 3.41 g
Fats: 1.5 g
Carbs: 20.98 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.7 g
3% 11% 85%
Protein: 3.27 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 10.51 g
Water: 84.94 g
Other: 1.13 g
Contains more Fats +900%
Contains more Carbs +99.6%
Contains more Water +15.7%
Contains more Other +61.4%
Equal in Protein - 3.27

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Corn
2
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Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7380%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +842.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.7%
17% 32% 51%
Saturated Fat: 0.197 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.374 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.603 g
34% 5% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.036 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.005 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.064 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7380%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +842.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Corn Artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corn Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 18.58g 5.11g Corn
Protein 3.41g 3.27g Corn
Fats 1.5g 0.15g Corn
Carbs 20.98g 10.51g Corn
Calories 96kcal 47kcal Corn
Starch 7.17g Corn
Fructose 0.79g Corn
Sugar 4.54g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 2.4g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 3mg 44mg Artichoke
Iron 0.45mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 26mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 77mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 218mg 370mg Artichoke
Sodium 1mg 94mg Corn
Zinc 0.62mg 0.49mg Corn
Copper 0.049mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Manganese 0.167mg 0.256mg Artichoke
Selenium 0.2µg 0.2µg
Vitamin A 263IU 13IU Corn
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 1µg Corn
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.19mg Artichoke
Vitamin C 5.5mg 11.7mg Artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.093mg 0.072mg Corn
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.683mg 1.046mg Corn
Vitamin B5 0.792mg 0.338mg Corn
Vitamin B6 0.139mg 0.116mg Corn
Folate 23µg 68µg Artichoke
Choline 29.1mg 34.4mg Artichoke
Vitamin K 0.4µg 14.8µg Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.023mg Corn
Threonine 0.133mg Corn
Isoleucine 0.133mg Corn
Leucine 0.358mg Corn
Lysine 0.141mg Corn
Methionine 0.069mg Corn
Phenylalanine 0.155mg Corn
Valine 0.191mg Corn
Histidine 0.091mg Corn
Saturated Fat 0.197g 0.036g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.374g 0.005g Corn
Polyunsaturated fat 0.603g 0.064g Corn

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Corn Artichoke
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Corn
19%
Artichoke
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Corn
31%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Corn
Corn contains less Sodium (difference - 93mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.161g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Artichoke
Artichoke is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Corn - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169999/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.