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Zucchini vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sugars (difference - 1.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (15)
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.
Zucchini Eggplant
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Zucchini Eggplant
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
15
Zucchini
6
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
9
Zucchini
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 +60.9%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Contains more Copper +52.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Contains more Copper +52.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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 +713.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +769.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +154.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +713.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +769.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +154.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.7%

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%
Zucchini
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Zucchini
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 Zucchini Eggplant Opinion
Calories 17 25 Eggplant
Protein 1.21 0.98 Zucchini
Fats 0.32 0.18 Zucchini
Vitamin C 17.9 2.2 Zucchini
Carbs 3.11 5.88 Eggplant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.23 Zucchini
Calcium 16 9 Zucchini
Potassium 261 229 Zucchini
Magnesium 18 14 Zucchini
Sugars 2.5 3.53 Eggplant
Fiber 1 3 Eggplant
Copper 0.053 0.081 Eggplant
Zinc 0.32 0.16 Zucchini
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 38 24 Zucchini
Sodium 8 2 Eggplant
Vitamin A 200 23 Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.12 0.3 Eggplant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.039 Zucchini
Vitamin B2 0.094 0.037 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451 0.649 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.204 0.281 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.084 Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 3.5 Zucchini
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.084 0.034 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.016 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091 0.076 Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.01 0.009 Zucchini
Threonine 0.029 0.037 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.044 0.045 Eggplant
Leucine 0.071 0.064 Zucchini
Lysine 0.067 0.047 Zucchini
Methionine 0.018 0.011 Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.043
Valine 0.054 0.053 Zucchini
Histidine 0.026 0.023 Zucchini
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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