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Eggplant vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sugars (difference - 0.71g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
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 Onion
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price 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 Onion
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
6
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
7
Eggplant
6
Onion

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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3
Onion
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Copper +107.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +155.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.21
Equal in Zinc - 0.17
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Copper +107.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +155.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.21
Equal in Zinc - 0.17

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
:
3
Onion
Contains more Vitamin A +1050%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +459.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +775%
Contains more Vitamin C +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1050%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +459.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +775%
Contains more Vitamin C +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%

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
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
9%
Onion
Fats
1%
Eggplant
0%
Onion

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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 Onion Opinion
Calories 25 40 Onion
Protein 0.98 1.1 Onion
Fats 0.18 0.1 Eggplant
Vitamin C 2.2 7.4 Onion
Carbs 5.88 9.34 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.21 Eggplant
Calcium 9 23 Onion
Potassium 229 146 Eggplant
Magnesium 14 10 Eggplant
Sugars 3.53 4.24 Onion
Fiber 3 1.7 Eggplant
Copper 0.081 0.039 Eggplant
Zinc 0.16 0.17 Onion
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 24 29 Onion
Sodium 2 4 Eggplant
Vitamin A 23 2 Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.3 0.02 Eggplant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.046 Onion
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.027 Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.116 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.123 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.12 Onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 0.4 Eggplant
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.042 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.013 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.017 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009 0.014 Onion
Threonine 0.037 0.021 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 0.014 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 0.025 Eggplant
Lysine 0.047 0.039 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 0.002 Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.025 Eggplant
Valine 0.053 0.021 Eggplant
Histidine 0.023 0.014 Eggplant
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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