Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Summer squash vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

How are Summer squash and Artichoke different?

  • Summer squash is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2, while Artichoke is higher in Copper, Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin K, Folate, and Phosphorus.
  • Artichoke covers your daily need of Copper 20% more than Summer squash.
  • Summer squash contains 2 times more Vitamin B2 than Artichoke. Summer squash contains 0.142mg of Vitamin B2, while Artichoke contains 0.066mg.

Squash, summer, all varieties, raw and Artichokes, (globe or french), raw types were used in this article.

Infographic

Summer squash vs Artichoke infographic
Infographic link

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 -97.9%
Contains more Calcium +193.3%
Contains more Iron +265.7%
Contains more Magnesium +252.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.8%
Contains more Potassium +41.2%
Contains more Zinc +69%
Contains more Copper +352.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Calcium +193.3%
Contains more Iron +265.7%
Contains more Magnesium +252.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.8%
Contains more Potassium +41.2%
Contains more Zinc +69%
Contains more Copper +352.9%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +1438.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118.1%
Contains more Folate +134.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +393.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 3% 0% 57% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 22% 0% 8%
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 A +1438.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118.1%
Contains more Folate +134.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +393.3%

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.
Summer squash Artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Summer squash Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 2.25g 5.11g Artichoke
Protein 1.21g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.18g 0.15g Summer squash
Carbs 3.35g 10.51g Artichoke
Calories 16kcal 47kcal Artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose 0.95g g Summer squash
Sugar 2.2g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 1.1g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 15mg 44mg Artichoke
Iron 0.35mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 38mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 262mg 370mg Artichoke
Sodium 2mg 94mg Summer squash
Zinc 0.29mg 0.49mg Artichoke
Copper 0.051mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 200IU 13IU Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.19mg Artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 11.7mg Summer squash
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.072mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.142mg 0.066mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.338mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.218mg 0.116mg Summer squash
Folate 29µg 68µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3µg 14.8µg Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.011mg mg Summer squash
Threonine 0.028mg mg Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042mg mg Summer squash
Leucine 0.069mg mg Summer squash
Lysine 0.065mg mg Summer squash
Methionine 0.017mg mg Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041mg mg Summer squash
Valine 0.053mg mg Summer squash
Histidine 0.025mg mg Summer squash
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.044g 0.036g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.005g Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g 0.064g Summer squash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Summer squash Artichoke
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
Summer squash
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
12
Summer squash
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
7%
Summer squash
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
11%
Artichoke
Fats
1%
Summer squash
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 92mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.