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Beetroot vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sugars (difference - 3.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 76mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beetroot
Beetroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Beetroot Eggplant
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beetroot Eggplant
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
5
Beetroot
6
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
13
Beetroot
7
Eggplant

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 Iron +247.8%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.081
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.081

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +122.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1650%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.037
Contains more Vitamin C +122.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1650%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.037

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
10%
Beetroot
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Beetroot
1%
Eggplant

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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 Beetroot Eggplant Opinion
Calories 43 25 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 0.98 Beetroot
Fats 0.17 0.18 Eggplant
Vitamin C 4.9 2.2 Beetroot
Carbs 9.56 5.88 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.23 Beetroot
Calcium 16 9 Beetroot
Potassium 325 229 Beetroot
Magnesium 23 14 Beetroot
Sugars 6.76 3.53 Beetroot
Fiber 2.8 3 Eggplant
Copper 0.075 0.081 Eggplant
Zinc 0.35 0.16 Beetroot
Starch
Phosphorus 40 24 Beetroot
Sodium 78 2 Eggplant
Vitamin A 33 23 Beetroot
Vitamin E 0.04 0.3 Eggplant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.039 Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.037 Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.334 0.649 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.281 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.084 Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 3.5 Eggplant
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.034 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.016 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.076 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.019 0.009 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 0.037 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 0.045 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 0.064 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 0.047 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 0.011 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 0.043 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 0.053 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 0.023 Eggplant
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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