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Sweet potato vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Sweet potato and Artichoke

  • Sweet potato is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, yet Artichoke is richer in Folate, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Fiber, Copper, Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Sweet potato is 79% higher.
  • Sweet potato contains 2 times more Vitamin B5 than Artichoke. Sweet potato contains 0.8mg of Vitamin B5, while Artichoke contains 0.338mg.

Food types used in this article are Sweet potato, raw, unprepared 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 -41.5%
Contains more Calcium +46.7%
Contains more Iron +109.8%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.5%
Contains more Zinc +63.3%
Contains more Copper +53%
Equal in Potassium - 370
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Contains less Sodium -41.5%
Contains more Calcium +46.7%
Contains more Iron +109.8%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.5%
Contains more Zinc +63.3%
Contains more Copper +53%
Equal in Potassium - 370

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 A +109030.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.8%
Contains more Folate +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +722.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.066
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 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 A +109030.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.8%
Contains more Folate +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +722.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.066

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.
Sweet potato Artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Sweet potato Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 17.12g 5.11g Sweet potato
Protein 1.57g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.05g 0.15g Artichoke
Carbs 20.12g 10.51g Sweet potato
Calories 86kcal 47kcal Sweet potato
Starch 12.65g g Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7g g Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 3g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 30mg 44mg Artichoke
Iron 0.61mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 25mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 47mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 337mg 370mg Artichoke
Sodium 55mg 94mg Sweet potato
Zinc 0.3mg 0.49mg Artichoke
Copper 0.151mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 14187IU 13IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.19mg Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.4mg 11.7mg Artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.072mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.557mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.338mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.116mg Sweet potato
Folate 11µg 68µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.8µg 14.8µg Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.031mg mg Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083mg mg Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055mg mg Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092mg mg Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066mg mg Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029mg mg Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089mg mg Sweet potato
Valine 0.086mg mg Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031mg mg Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.018g 0.036g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001g 0.005g Artichoke
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014g 0.064g Artichoke

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sweet 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
85
Sweet potato
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sweet 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
9%
Sweet potato
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
11%
Artichoke
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.19g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.