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Brussels sprout vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Brussels sprout and Eggplant?

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B1 and Phosphorus in Brussels sprout is higher than in Eggplant.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 145% more.
  • Eggplant contains 39 times less Vitamin C than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout contains 85mg of Vitamin C, while Eggplant contains 2.2mg.

We used Brussels sprouts, raw and Eggplant, raw types 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
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Contains more Iron +508.7%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Potassium +69.9%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains more Copper +15.7%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +508.7%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Potassium +69.9%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains more Copper +15.7%
Contains less Sodium -92%

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 +3763.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +3178.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +256.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +4957.1%
Contains more Folate +177.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.281
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
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 +3763.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +3178.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +256.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +4957.1%
Contains more Folate +177.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.281

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
81
Brussels sprout
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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 the food
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Eggplant

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.
Brussels sprout Eggplant
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout 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 - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sugars (difference - 1.33g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout 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

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 Brussels sprout Eggplant Opinion
Calories 43 25 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 0.98 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.18 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 2.2 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 5.88 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 0.23 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 9 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 229 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 14 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 3.53 Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8 3 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.081 Eggplant
Zinc 0.42 0.16 Brussels sprout
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Phosphorus 69 24 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 2 Eggplant
Vitamin A 754 23 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 0.3 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.039 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.037 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.649 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.281 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.084 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 3.5 Brussels sprout
Folate 61 22 Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.034 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.016 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.076 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.009 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.037 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.045 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.064 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.047 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.011 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.043 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.053 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.023 Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93 1.54 Eggplant

References

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

  1. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.