United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11007, Artichokes, (globe or french), raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Cynara scolymus
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 60%   Refuse Description:   Stem and inedible parts of bracts and flowers
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
artichoke, medium 128 g

artichoke, large 162 g
Proximates Water g 84.94 15 0.540 108.72 137.60
Proximates Energy kcal 47 -- -- 60 76
Proximates Energy kJ 197 -- -- 252 319
Proximates Protein g 3.27 11 0.170 4.19 5.30
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.15 11 0.020 0.19 0.24
Proximates Ash g 1.13 6 0.070 1.45 1.83
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 10.51 -- -- 13.45 17.03
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 5.4 -- -- 6.9 8.7
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.99 -- -- 1.27 1.60
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 44 11 2.000 56 71
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 1.28 11 0.110 1.64 2.07
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 60 11 4.000 77 97
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 90 11 3.000 115 146
Minerals Potassium, K mg 370 12 19.000 474 599
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 94 12 8.000 120 152
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.49 6 0.050 0.63 0.79
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.231 6 0.128 0.296 0.374
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.256 6 0.005 0.328 0.415
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.2 -- -- 0.3 0.3
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 11.7 11 0.400 15.0 19.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.072 11 0.003 0.092 0.117
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.066 11 0.005 0.084 0.107
Vitamins Niacin mg 1.046 11 0.086 1.339 1.695
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.338 6 0.013 0.433 0.548
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.116 6 0.007 0.148 0.188
Vitamins Folate, total µg 68 9 2.000 87 110
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 68 9 2.000 87 110
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 68 -- -- 87 110
Vitamins Choline, total mg 34.4 -- -- 44.0 55.7
Vitamins Betaine mg 0.2 -- -- 0.3 0.3
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 1 -- -- 1 2
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 8 -- -- 10 13
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 13 -- -- 17 21
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 464 -- -- 594 752
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.19 -- -- 0.24 0.31
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 14.8 -- -- 18.9 24.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.036 -- -- 0.046 0.058
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.002 1 -- 0.003 0.003
Lipids 14:0 g 0.002 1 -- 0.003 0.003
Lipids 16:0 g 0.029 1 -- 0.037 0.047
Lipids 18:0 g 0.003 1 -- 0.004 0.005
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.005 -- -- 0.006 0.008
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.005 1 -- 0.006 0.008
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.064 -- -- 0.082 0.104
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.046 1 -- 0.059 0.075
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.017 1 -- 0.022 0.028
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Flavanones Naringenin 1, 2 mg 12.5 10 2.46 16.0 20.2
Flavones Apigenin 1, 2, 3, 4 mg 7.5 25 0.81 9.6 12.1
Flavones Luteolin 1, 2, 4 mg 2.3 13 0.48 2.9 3.7
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1466 ARTICHOKE
  • C0162 HEART (PLANT)
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION