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

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 Folate +353.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +640%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.046
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 66% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 12% 0% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 39% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 51% 0% 37%
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 Folate +353.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +640%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.046

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 15.39g 5.11g Potato
Protein 2.05g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.09g 0.15g Artichoke
Carbs 17.49g 10.51g Potato
Calories 77kcal 47kcal Potato
Starch 15.29g g Potato
Fructose 0.26g g Potato
Sugar 0.82g 0.99g Potato
Fiber 2.1g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 12mg 44mg Artichoke
Iron 0.81mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 23mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 57mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 425mg 370mg Potato
Sodium 6mg 94mg Potato
Zinc 0.3mg 0.49mg Artichoke
Copper 0.11mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 2IU 13IU Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.19mg Artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 19.7mg 11.7mg Potato
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.072mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.061mg 1.046mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295mg 0.338mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.298mg 0.116mg Potato
Folate 15µg 68µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 14.8µg Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.021mg mg Potato
Threonine 0.067mg mg Potato
Isoleucine 0.066mg mg Potato
Leucine 0.098mg mg Potato
Lysine 0.107mg mg Potato
Methionine 0.032mg mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081mg mg Potato
Valine 0.103mg mg Potato
Histidine 0.035mg mg Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.036g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.005g Artichoke
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042g 0.064g Artichoke

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Potato Artichoke
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
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

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.

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.