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Winter melon vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Winter melon and Artichoke

  • The amount of Copper, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Potassium, Phosphorus, Fiber, Manganese, and Vitamin B6 in Artichoke is higher than in Winter melon.
  • Artichoke covers your daily Copper needs 23% more than Winter melon.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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 more Zinc +24.5%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Calcium +131.6%
Contains more Potassium +6066.7%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Copper +904.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +373.7%
Contains less Sodium -15.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 6% 1% 8% 8% 17% 9% 15%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Contains more Zinc +24.5%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Calcium +131.6%
Contains more Potassium +6066.7%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Copper +904.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +373.7%
Contains less Sodium -15.3%

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 C +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +231.4%
Contains more Folate +1260%
Equal in Vitamin C - 11.7
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 44% 0% 0% 0% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 0% 0% 4%
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 C +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +231.4%
Contains more Folate +1260%
Equal in Vitamin C - 11.7

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Winter melon Artichoke Opinion
Calories 13kcal 47kcal Artichoke
Protein 0.4g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.2g 0.15g Winter melon
Vitamin C 13mg 11.7mg Winter melon
Net carbs 0.1g 5.11g Artichoke
Carbs 3g 10.51g Artichoke
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.4mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Calcium 19mg 44mg Artichoke
Potassium 6mg 370mg Artichoke
Magnesium 10mg 60mg Artichoke
Sugar g 0.99g Winter melon
Fiber 2.9g 5.4g Artichoke
Copper 0.023mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Zinc 0.61mg 0.49mg Winter melon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 19mg 90mg Artichoke
Sodium 111mg 94mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 0IU 13IU Artichoke
Vitamin E mg 0.19mg Artichoke
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.072mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.066mg Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.133mg 0.338mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.035mg 0.116mg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 14.8µg Artichoke
Folate 5µg 68µg Artichoke
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.016g 0.036g Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g 0.005g Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087g 0.064g Winter melon
Tryptophan 0.002mg mg Winter melon
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.009mg mg Winter melon
Methionine 0.003mg mg Winter melon
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Fructose g g

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Winter melon Artichoke
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Winter melon
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
9
Winter melon
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
2%
Winter melon
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
3%
Winter melon
11%
Artichoke
Fats
1%
Winter melon
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Artichoke
Artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
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. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.