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Eggplant vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sugars (difference - 1.73g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Eggplant
Eggplant is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Jícama
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
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
7
Eggplant
6
Jícama

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 Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +68.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +160.9%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.16
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +68.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +160.9%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.16

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 B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +224.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +1066.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +818.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 21
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +224.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +1066.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +818.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 21

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%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
9%
Jícama
Fats
1%
Eggplant
0%
Jícama

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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 Jícama Opinion
Calories 25 38 Jícama
Protein 0.98 0.72 Eggplant
Fats 0.18 0.09 Eggplant
Vitamin C 2.2 20.2 Jícama
Carbs 5.88 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.6 Jícama
Calcium 9 12 Jícama
Potassium 229 150 Eggplant
Magnesium 14 12 Eggplant
Sugars 3.53 1.8 Eggplant
Fiber 3 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.081 0.048 Eggplant
Zinc 0.16 0.16
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Phosphorus 24 18 Eggplant
Sodium 2 4 Eggplant
Vitamin A 23 21 Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.3 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.02 Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.029 Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.2 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.135 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.042 Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 0.3 Eggplant
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.005 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.043 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009 Eggplant
Threonine 0.037 0.018 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 0.016 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 0.025 Eggplant
Lysine 0.047 0.026 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 0.007 Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.017 Eggplant
Valine 0.053 0.022 Eggplant
Histidine 0.023 0.019 Eggplant
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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