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Summer squash vs Eggplant - 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.
Summer squash Eggplant
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
Summer squash Eggplant
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
16
Summer squash
6
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
9
Summer squash
7
Eggplant

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 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%
Contains more Copper +58.8%
Equal in Sodium - 2
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%
Contains more Copper +58.8%
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 +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%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%

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
7%
Summer squash
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Summer squash
1%
Eggplant

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