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Cabbage vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cabbage and Eggplant different?

  • Cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Folate, however Eggplant is richer in Copper.
  • Cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin K 60% more than Eggplant.
  • Cabbage has 17 times more Vitamin C than Eggplant. Cabbage has 36.6mg of Vitamin C, while Eggplant has 2.2mg.

Cabbage, raw and Eggplant, raw types were 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 Calcium +344.4%
Contains more Iron +104.3%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +34.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Copper +326.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +344.4%
Contains more Iron +104.3%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +34.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Copper +326.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 24

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 +326.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1563.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.6%
Contains more Folate +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2071.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.037
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
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 +326.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1563.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.6%
Contains more Folate +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2071.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.037

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.
Cabbage Eggplant
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cabbage Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 3.3g 2.88g Cabbage
Protein 1.28g 0.98g Cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.18g Eggplant
Carbs 5.8g 5.88g Eggplant
Calories 25kcal 25kcal
Starch 0g g Cabbage
Fructose 1.45g 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 3.2g 3.53g Cabbage
Fiber 2.5g 3g Eggplant
Calcium 40mg 9mg Cabbage
Iron 0.47mg 0.23mg Cabbage
Magnesium 12mg 14mg Eggplant
Phosphorus 26mg 24mg Cabbage
Potassium 170mg 229mg Eggplant
Sodium 18mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.18mg 0.16mg Cabbage
Copper 0.019mg 0.081mg Eggplant
Vitamin A 98IU 23IU Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.3mg Eggplant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 36.6mg 2.2mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.061mg 0.039mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.037mg Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.234mg 0.649mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.212mg 0.281mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.084mg Cabbage
Folate 43µg 22µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 76µg 3.5µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.009mg Cabbage
Threonine 0.035mg 0.037mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.03mg 0.045mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.041mg 0.064mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.044mg 0.047mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.012mg 0.011mg Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032mg 0.043mg Eggplant
Valine 0.042mg 0.053mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.022mg 0.023mg Eggplant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.034g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.016g Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.076g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cabbage Eggplant
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
35
Cabbage
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cabbage
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
8%
Cabbage
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
6%
Eggplant
Fats
0%
Cabbage
1%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.33g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cabbage
Cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.034 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.