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Shallot vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Shallot and Artichoke

  • Shallot is richer in Vitamin B6, yet Artichoke is richer in Copper, Vitamin K, Magnesium, Fiber, Folate, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Shallot is 18% higher.
  • Shallot contains 8 times more Sugar than Artichoke. Shallot contains 7.87g of Sugar, while Artichoke contains 0.99g.

Food types used in this article are Shallots, 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
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Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Contains more Calcium +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Copper +162.5%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Equal in Iron - 1.28
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Contains more Calcium +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Copper +162.5%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Equal in Iron - 1.28

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 B6 +197.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +423%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1750%
Contains more Folate +100%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
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 B6 +197.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +423%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1750%
Contains more Folate +100%

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
15
Shallot
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
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
15%
Shallot
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
11%
Artichoke
Fats
0%
Shallot
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.
Shallot 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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Shallot Artichoke
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 82mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.88g)
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 Shallot Artichoke Opinion
Calories 72 47 Shallot
Protein 2.5 3.27 Artichoke
Fats 0.1 0.15 Artichoke
Vitamin C 8 11.7 Artichoke
Carbs 16.8 10.51 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 1.28 Artichoke
Calcium 37 44 Artichoke
Potassium 334 370 Artichoke
Magnesium 21 60 Artichoke
Sugar 7.87 0.99 Artichoke
Fiber 3.2 5.4 Artichoke
Copper 0.088 0.231 Artichoke
Zinc 0.4 0.49 Artichoke
Starch
Phosphorus 60 90 Artichoke
Sodium 12 94 Shallot
Vitamin A 4 13 Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.04 0.19 Artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.072 Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.066 Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.2 1.046 Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.29 0.338 Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.345 0.116 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 14.8 Artichoke
Folate 34 68 Artichoke
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.036 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.005 Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.064 Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.028 Shallot
Threonine 0.098 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 Shallot
Lysine 0.125 Shallot
Methionine 0.027 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 Shallot
Valine 0.11 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 Shallot
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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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.