Cardoon, raw

Cardoon, raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content.

With 0.67 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 93, for Cardoon, raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein14%
 Calories from Fat5%
 Calories from Carbs81%

Why this is good for you

  • No Saturated Fat
  • No Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C2 mg3.4%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0.06 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Niacin0.28 mg1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.11 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Folate68 mcg17%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.34 mg3.4%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium70 mg7%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.67 mg3.7%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus23 mg2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium400 mg11.4%Top 30%High
Sodium170 mg7.1%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.17 mg1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.22 mg11.2%Top 30%High
Manganese0.28 mg14%Top 30%High
Selenium0.22 mcg0.32%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate4 g1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.6 g6.3%Top 30%High

Protein Analysis

Protein0.67 g1.3%Bottom 30%Low

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.11 g0.17%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Water94 g
Ash1.1 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 30 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.2 g 0.31%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 302.6 mg 12.6%

Total Carbohydrates 7.2 g 2.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.2%


Protein 1.2 g 2.4%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 6%

Calcium 12.5% Iron 6.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Source: http://calorielab.com/foods/artichokes/cardoon-raw/138/11122/1 Embed Table:

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