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Broccoli vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Broccoli and Eggplant different?

  • Broccoli has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5 than Eggplant.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Broccoli is 97% higher.
  • Broccoli contains 29 times more Vitamin K than Eggplant. While Broccoli contains 101.6µg of Vitamin K, Eggplant contains only 3.5µg.

Broccoli, raw and Eggplant, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Iron +217.4%
Contains more Calcium +422.2%
Contains more Potassium +38%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +156.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +175%
Contains more Copper +65.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +217.4%
Contains more Calcium +422.2%
Contains more Potassium +38%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +156.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +175%
Contains more Copper +65.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +3954.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2608.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +216.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2802.9%
Contains more Folate +186.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 2% 6% 0% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 0% 9% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +3954.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2608.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +216.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2802.9%
Contains more Folate +186.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
65
Broccoli
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
10
Eggplant

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 food.
Protein
17%
Broccoli
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
6%
Eggplant
Fats
2%
Broccoli
1%
Eggplant

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Broccoli Eggplant
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Broccoli Eggplant
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.83g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Eggplant Opinion
Calories 34 25 Broccoli
Protein 2.82 0.98 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.18 Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 2.2 Broccoli
Net carbs 4.039999961853027 2.880000114440918 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 5.88 Broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.23 Broccoli
Calcium 47 9 Broccoli
Potassium 316 229 Broccoli
Magnesium 21 14 Broccoli
Sugar 1.7 3.53 Broccoli
Fiber 2.6 3 Eggplant
Copper 0.049 0.081 Eggplant
Zinc 0.41 0.16 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 24 Broccoli
Sodium 33 2 Eggplant
Vitamin A 623 23 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78 0.3 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.039 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.037 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.649 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.281 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.084 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 3.5 Broccoli
Folate 63 22 Broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.034 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.016 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.076 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.033 0.009 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.037 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 0.045 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 0.064 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 0.047 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 0.011 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.043 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 0.053 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 0.023 Broccoli
Fructose 0.68 1.54 Eggplant

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/nutrients
  2. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.