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Cassava vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cassava and Eggplant

  • Eggplant has less Vitamin C, and Manganese than Cassava.
  • Cassava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 20% more than Eggplant.
  • Cassava has 3 times more Choline than Eggplant. While Cassava has 23.7mg of Choline, Eggplant has only 6.9mg.
  • Cassava has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cassava, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +17.4%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +17.4%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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 C +836.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.6%
Contains more Folate +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
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 C +836.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.6%
Contains more Folate +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cassava Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 36.26g 2.88g Cassava
Protein 1.36g 0.98g Cassava
Fats 0.28g 0.18g Cassava
Carbs 38.06g 5.88g Cassava
Calories 160kcal 25kcal Cassava
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 1.7g 3.53g Cassava
Fiber 1.8g 3g Eggplant
Calcium 16mg 9mg Cassava
Iron 0.27mg 0.23mg Cassava
Magnesium 21mg 14mg Cassava
Phosphorus 27mg 24mg Cassava
Potassium 271mg 229mg Cassava
Sodium 14mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.34mg 0.16mg Cassava
Copper 0.1mg 0.081mg Cassava
Vitamin A 13IU 23IU Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.3mg Eggplant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.6mg 2.2mg Cassava
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.039mg Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048mg 0.037mg Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.854mg 0.649mg Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107mg 0.281mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.088mg 0.084mg Cassava
Folate 27µg 22µg Cassava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.9µg 3.5µg Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.009mg Cassava
Threonine 0.028mg 0.037mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.027mg 0.045mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.039mg 0.064mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.044mg 0.047mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg 0.011mg
Phenylalanine 0.026mg 0.043mg Eggplant
Valine 0.035mg 0.053mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.02mg 0.023mg Eggplant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.074g 0.034g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075g 0.016g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.076g Eggplant

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Cassava 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
14
Cassava
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
14
Cassava
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%
Cassava
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Cassava
1%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.83g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cassava
Cassava 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
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

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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.