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Eggplant vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 1.33g)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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 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 Summer squash
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Summer squash
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
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
16
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
7
Eggplant
9
Summer squash

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 Copper +58.8%
Contains more Iron +52.2%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +81.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Copper +58.8%
Contains more Iron +52.2%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +81.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
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 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +672.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +769.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +283.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +672.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +769.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +283.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.5%

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%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
3%
Summer squash
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Summer squash

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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 Summer squash Opinion
Calories 25 16 Eggplant
Protein 0.98 1.21 Summer squash
Fats 0.18 0.18
Vitamin C 2.2 17 Summer squash
Carbs 5.88 3.35 Eggplant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.35 Summer squash
Calcium 9 15 Summer squash
Potassium 229 262 Summer squash
Magnesium 14 17 Summer squash
Sugars 3.53 2.2 Eggplant
Fiber 3 1.1 Eggplant
Copper 0.081 0.051 Eggplant
Zinc 0.16 0.29 Summer squash
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Phosphorus 24 38 Summer squash
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 23 200 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.3 0.12 Eggplant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.048 Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.487 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.155 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.218 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 3 Eggplant
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.044 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.016
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.089 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.009 0.011 Summer squash
Threonine 0.037 0.028 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 0.042 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 0.069 Summer squash
Lysine 0.047 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.011 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.041 Eggplant
Valine 0.053 0.053
Histidine 0.023 0.025 Summer squash
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