Avocado vs. Artichoke

Nutrition comparison of Avocado and Artichoke


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of avocado versus artichoke (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in avocado and artichoke:

  • Both artichoke and avocado are high in dietary fiber and potassium.
  • Artichoke has 58 times less saturated fat than avocado.
  • Artichoke is a great source of calcium.
  • Avocado has more riboflavin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.
Detailed nutritional comparison of avocado and artichoke is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Avocado (Avocados, raw, California) and Artichoke (Artichokes, (globe or french), raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Here's an infographic summarizing the nutritional differences between avocado and artichoke. marks particularly rich nutrients.


Calories and Carbs

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Avocado is high in calories and artichoke has 72% less calories than avocado - artichoke has 47 calories per 100 grams and avocado has 167 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, avocado is lighter in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to artichoke per calorie. Avocado has a macronutrient ratio of 4:19:77 and for artichoke, 23:74:3 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Avocado Artichoke
Protein 4% 23%
Carbohydrates 19% 74%
Fat 77% 3%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Artichoke and avocado contain similar amounts carbs - artichoke has 10.5g of total carbs per 100 grams and avocado has 8.6g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both artichoke and avocado are high in dietary fiber. Avocado has 26% more dietary fiber than artichoke - artichoke has 5.4g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and avocado has 6.8g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Artichoke and avocado contain similar amounts of sugar - artichoke has 0.99g of sugar per 100 grams and avocado has 0.3g of sugar.



Protein

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Artichoke and avocado contain similar amounts of protein - artichoke has 3.3g of protein per 100 grams and avocado has 2g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Artichoke has 58 times less saturated fat than avocado - artichoke has 0.04g of saturated fat per 100 grams and avocado has 2.1g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Artichoke has 33% more Vitamin C than avocado - artichoke has 11.7mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and avocado has 8.8mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Artichoke and avocado contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - artichoke has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and avocado has 7ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Avocado has 937% more Vitamin E than artichoke - artichoke has 0.19mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and avocado has 2mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Artichoke and avocado contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - artichoke has 14.8ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and avocado has 21ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Avocado has more riboflavin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6. Both avocado and artichoke contain significant amounts of thiamin, niacin and folate.

Avocado Artichoke
Thiamin 0.075 MG 0.072 MG
Riboflavin 0.143 MG 0.066 MG
Niacin 1.912 MG 1.046 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.463 MG 0.338 MG
Vitamin B6 0.287 MG 0.116 MG
Folate 89 UG 68 UG

Minerals

calcium

Artichoke is a great source of calcium and it has 238% more calcium than avocado - artichoke has 44mg of calcium per 100 grams and avocado has 13mg of calcium.

iron

Artichoke has 110% more iron than avocado - artichoke has 1.3mg of iron per 100 grams and avocado has 0.61mg of iron.

potassium

Both artichoke and avocado are high in potassium. Avocado has 37% more potassium than artichoke - artichoke has 370mg of potassium per 100 grams and avocado has 507mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids, both avocado and artichoke contain significant amounts of lutein + zeaxanthin.

Avocado Artichoke
beta-carotene 63 UG 8 UG
alpha-carotene 24 UG ~
lutein + zeaxanthin 271 UG 464 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, avocado has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than artichoke per 100 grams.

Avocado Artichoke
alpha linoleic acid 0.125 G 0.017 G
Total 0.125 G 0.017 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, avocado has more linoleic acid than artichoke per 100 grams.

Avocado Artichoke
linoleic acid 1.674 G 0.046 G
other omega 6 0.015 G ~
Total 1.689 G 0.046 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Avocado (Avocados, raw, California) and Artichoke (Artichokes, (globe or french), raw) .

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