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Eggplant vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 1.86g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Eggplant Cucumber
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
6
Eggplant
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
7
Eggplant
6
Cucumber

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 Potassium +55.8%
Contains more Copper +97.6%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Potassium +55.8%
Contains more Copper +97.6%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
Equal in Sodium - 2

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 E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +562.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +368.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.259
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +562.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +368.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.259

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
6%
Eggplant
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Cucumber

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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 Eggplant Cucumber Opinion
Calories 25 15 Eggplant
Protein 0.98 0.65 Eggplant
Fats 0.18 0.11 Eggplant
Vitamin C 2.2 2.8 Cucumber
Carbs 5.88 3.63 Eggplant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.28 Cucumber
Calcium 9 16 Cucumber
Potassium 229 147 Eggplant
Magnesium 14 13 Eggplant
Sugars 3.53 1.67 Eggplant
Fiber 3 0.5 Eggplant
Copper 0.081 0.041 Eggplant
Zinc 0.16 0.2 Cucumber
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 24
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 23 105 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.3 0.03 Eggplant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.027 Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.033 Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.098 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.259 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.04 Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 16.4 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.037 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.005 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.032 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009 0.005 Eggplant
Threonine 0.037 0.019 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 0.021 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 0.029 Eggplant
Lysine 0.047 0.029 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 0.006 Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.019 Eggplant
Valine 0.053 0.022 Eggplant
Histidine 0.023 0.01 Eggplant
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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