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Burdock root vs. Eggplant — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Burdock root and Eggplant

  • Eggplant has less Vitamin B6, Iron, and Magnesium than Burdock root.
  • Burdock root covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 12% more than Eggplant.
  • Burdock root has 5 times more Calcium than Eggplant. While Burdock root has 41mg of Calcium, Eggplant has only 9mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Burdock root, raw and Eggplant, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +355.6%
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Magnesium +171.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +34.5%
Contains more Zinc +106.3%
Contains more Selenium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Copper - 0.081
Equal in Manganese - 0.232
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 30% 28% 22% 28% 1% 10% 26% 31% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27% 31% 2%
Contains more Calcium +355.6%
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Magnesium +171.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +34.5%
Contains more Zinc +106.3%
Contains more Selenium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Copper - 0.081
Equal in Manganese - 0.232

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Choline +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +118.8%
Equal in Folate - 22
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 8% 0% 10% 3% 7% 6% 20% 56% 18% 0% 7% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 6% 0% 8% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 17% 0% 4% 9%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Choline +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +118.8%
Equal in Folate - 22

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +56.1%
Contains more Carbs +194.9%
Contains more Other +34.8%
Contains more Fats +20%
Contains more Water +15.2%
17% 80%
Protein: 1.53 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 17.34 g
Water: 80.09 g
Other: 0.89 g
6% 92%
Protein: 0.98 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 5.88 g
Water: 92.3 g
Other: 0.66 g
Contains more Protein +56.1%
Contains more Carbs +194.9%
Contains more Other +34.8%
Contains more Fats +20%
Contains more Water +15.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -26.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +131.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +28.8%
21% 31% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.059 g
27% 13% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.076 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -26.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +131.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +28.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Burdock root Eggplant
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burdock root Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 2.88g Burdock root
Protein 1.53g 0.98g Burdock root
Fats 0.15g 0.18g Eggplant
Carbs 17.34g 5.88g Burdock root
Calories 72kcal 25kcal Burdock root
Fructose 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 2.9g 3.53g Burdock root
Fiber 3.3g 3g Burdock root
Calcium 41mg 9mg Burdock root
Iron 0.8mg 0.23mg Burdock root
Magnesium 38mg 14mg Burdock root
Phosphorus 51mg 24mg Burdock root
Potassium 308mg 229mg Burdock root
Sodium 5mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.33mg 0.16mg Burdock root
Copper 0.077mg 0.081mg Eggplant
Manganese 0.232mg 0.232mg
Selenium 0.7µg 0.3µg Burdock root
Vitamin A 0IU 23IU Eggplant
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.3mg Burdock root
Vitamin C 3mg 2.2mg Burdock root
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.039mg Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.037mg Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.649mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.321mg 0.281mg Burdock root
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.084mg Burdock root
Folate 23µg 22µg Burdock root
Choline 11.7mg 6.9mg Burdock root
Vitamin K 1.6µg 3.5µg Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.009mg Eggplant
Threonine 0.026mg 0.037mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.03mg 0.045mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.032mg 0.064mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.067mg 0.047mg Burdock root
Methionine 0.009mg 0.011mg Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.033mg 0.043mg Eggplant
Valine 0.033mg 0.053mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.031mg 0.023mg Burdock root
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.034g Burdock root
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g 0.016g Burdock root
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.076g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Burdock root Eggplant
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Burdock root
8%
Eggplant
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Burdock root
12%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Burdock root
Burdock root is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.63g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burdock root
Burdock root is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Burdock root
Burdock root is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Burdock root
Burdock root is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Burdock root
Burdock root is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Burdock root - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169974/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.