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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
Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Contains more Calcium +18.9%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Contains more Copper +162.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.28
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Contains more Calcium +18.9%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Contains more Copper +162.5%
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 A +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +423%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +1750%
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% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
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 B6 +197.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +423%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +1750%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 5.11g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.1g 0.15g Artichoke
Carbs 16.8g 10.51g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 47kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.87g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 3.2g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 37mg 44mg Artichoke
Iron 1.2mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 21mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 60mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 334mg 370mg Artichoke
Sodium 12mg 94mg Shallot
Zinc 0.4mg 0.49mg Artichoke
Copper 0.088mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 4IU 13IU Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.19mg Artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 11.7mg Artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.072mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.338mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.116mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 68µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg 14.8µg Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.028mg mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.036g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.005g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.064g Artichoke

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shallot 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
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

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)

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.