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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" charts 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%
Contains more Manganese +45%
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
Equal in Selenium - 0.3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7% 21% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27% 31% 2%
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%
Contains more Manganese +45%
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
Equal in Selenium - 0.3

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 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 Choline +55.1%
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 Choline Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 6% 190%
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 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 Choline +55.1%
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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +30.6%
Contains more Fats +80%
Equal in Carbs - 5.88
Equal in Water - 92.3
Equal in Other - 0.66
6% 92%
Protein: 1.28 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 5.8 g
Water: 92.18 g
Other: 0.64 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 +30.6%
Contains more Fats +80%
Equal in Carbs - 5.88
Equal in Water - 92.3
Equal in Other - 0.66

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +347.1%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.034
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.016
50% 25% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.017 g
27% 13% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.076 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +347.1%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.034
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.016

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +225%
Equal in Glucose - 1.58
Equal in Fructose - 1.54
2% 52% 45%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.08 g
Glucose: 1.67 g
Fructose: 1.45 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.01 g
Galactose: 0 g
8% 47% 46%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.26 g
Glucose: 1.58 g
Fructose: 1.54 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +225%
Equal in Glucose - 1.58
Equal in Fructose - 1.54

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
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
Manganese 0.16mg 0.232mg Eggplant
Selenium 0.3µg 0.3µg
Vitamin A 98IU 23IU Cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 1µg Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.3mg Eggplant
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
Choline 10.7mg 6.9mg Cabbage
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
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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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
33%
Cabbage
8%
Eggplant
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Cabbage
12%
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

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. 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.

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