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Eggplant vs Garden asparagus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sugars (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $3.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)

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 Garden asparagus
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Garden asparagus
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
6
Eggplant
28
Garden asparagus
Mineral Summary Score
7
Eggplant
16
Garden asparagus

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 +13.4%
Contains more Iron +830.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +237.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains more Iron +830.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +237.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
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 C +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3187%
Contains more Vitamin E +276.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1088.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.274
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.091
Contains more Vitamin C +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3187%
Contains more Vitamin E +276.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1088.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.274
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.091

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
13%
Garden asparagus
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
4%
Garden asparagus
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Garden asparagus

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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 Garden asparagus Opinion
Calories 25 20 Eggplant
Protein 0.98 2.2 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.18 0.12 Eggplant
Vitamin C 2.2 5.6 Garden asparagus
Carbs 5.88 3.88 Eggplant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 2.14 Garden asparagus
Calcium 9 24 Garden asparagus
Potassium 229 202 Eggplant
Magnesium 14 14
Sugars 3.53 1.88 Eggplant
Fiber 3 2.1 Eggplant
Copper 0.081 0.189 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.16 0.54 Garden asparagus
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Phosphorus 24 52 Garden asparagus
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 23 756 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 0.3 1.13 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.143 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.141 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.978 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.274 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.091 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 41.6 Garden asparagus
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.04 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.05 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009 0.027 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.037 0.084 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.045 0.075 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.064 0.128 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.047 0.104 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.011 0.031 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.075 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.053 0.115 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.023 0.049 Garden asparagus
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