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

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 A +3178.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3763.6%
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 Folate +177.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +4957.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.281
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 6% 0% 8% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 17% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3178.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3763.6%
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 Folate +177.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +4957.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.281

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.
Brussels sprout 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 2.88g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 0.98g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.18g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 5.88g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 25kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 2.2g 3.53g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 3g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 9mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 0.23mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 14mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 24mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 229mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.42mg 0.16mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.081mg Eggplant
Vitamin A 754IU 23IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.3mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 2.2mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.039mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.037mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.649mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.281mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.084mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 22µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 3.5µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.009mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.037mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.045mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.064mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.047mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.011mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.043mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.053mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.023mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.034g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.016g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.076g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Eggplant
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
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 food.
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Eggplant

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 is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.