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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
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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

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
2%
Winter melon
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
3%
Winter melon
11%
Artichoke
Fats
1%
Winter melon
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Winter melon Artichoke
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Winter melon
Winter melon contains less Sugars (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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Winter melon Artichoke Opinion
Calories 13 47 Artichoke
Protein 0.4 3.27 Artichoke
Fats 0.2 0.15 Winter melon
Vitamin C 13 11.7 Winter melon
Carbs 3 10.51 Artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 1.28 Artichoke
Calcium 19 44 Artichoke
Potassium 6 370 Artichoke
Magnesium 10 60 Artichoke
Sugars 0.99 Winter melon
Fiber 2.9 5.4 Artichoke
Copper 0.023 0.231 Artichoke
Zinc 0.61 0.49 Winter melon
Starch
Phosphorus 19 90 Artichoke
Sodium 111 94 Artichoke
Vitamin A 0 13 Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19 Artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.072 Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.066 Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.046 Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.133 0.338 Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.035 0.116 Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.8 Artichoke
Folate 5 68 Artichoke
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.036 Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.005 Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.064 Winter melon
Tryptophan 0.002 Winter melon
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.009 Winter melon
Methionine 0.003 Winter melon
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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 of 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.