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Potato vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Potato and Artichoke different?

  • Potato is higher in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C, however Artichoke is richer in Copper, Folate, Fiber, Vitamin K, Magnesium, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Potato is 14% higher.
  • Potato contains 2 times more Vitamin C than Artichoke. While Potato contains 19.7mg of Vitamin C, Artichoke contains only 11.7mg.

Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw and Artichokes, (globe or french), raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +14.9%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Iron +58%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +160.9%
Contains more Copper +110%
Contains more Zinc +63.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Contains more Potassium +14.9%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Iron +58%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +160.9%
Contains more Copper +110%
Contains more Zinc +63.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.9%

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
Potato
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Contains more Vitamin C +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +550%
Contains more Vitamin E +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +640%
Contains more Folate +353.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.046
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
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 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +550%
Contains more Vitamin E +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +640%
Contains more Folate +353.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.046

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
18
Potato
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
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
12%
Potato
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
11%
Artichoke
Fats
0%
Potato
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.
Potato Artichoke
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Potato 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 is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.17g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 88mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Artichoke Opinion
Calories 77 47 Potato
Protein 2.05 3.27 Artichoke
Fats 0.09 0.15 Artichoke
Vitamin C 19.7 11.7 Potato
Net carbs 15.390000343322754 5.110000133514404 Potato
Carbs 17.49 10.51 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 1.28 Artichoke
Calcium 12 44 Artichoke
Potassium 425 370 Potato
Magnesium 23 60 Artichoke
Sugar 0.82 0.99 Potato
Fiber 2.1 5.4 Artichoke
Copper 0.11 0.231 Artichoke
Zinc 0.3 0.49 Artichoke
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 57 90 Artichoke
Sodium 6 94 Potato
Vitamin A 2 13 Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.01 0.19 Artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.072 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.066 Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.061 1.046 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.338 Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.116 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 14.8 Artichoke
Folate 15 68 Artichoke
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.036 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.005 Artichoke
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.064 Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.021 Potato
Threonine 0.067 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 Potato
Leucine 0.098 Potato
Lysine 0.107 Potato
Methionine 0.032 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 Potato
Valine 0.103 Potato
Histidine 0.035 Potato
Fructose 0.26 Potato

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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.