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Chinese broccoli vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinese broccoli and Eggplant different?

  • Eggplant contains less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B2 than Chinese broccoli.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily need of Vitamin K 68% more than Eggplant.
  • Chinese broccoli has 82 times more Vitamin A than Eggplant. Chinese broccoli has 82µg of Vitamin A, while Eggplant has 1µg.
  • Chinese broccoli contains less Sugar.

Broccoli, chinese, cooked 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 +1011.1%
Contains more Iron +143.5%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.8%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Contains more Zinc +143.8%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Copper +32.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +1011.1%
Contains more Iron +143.5%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.8%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Contains more Zinc +143.8%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Copper +32.8%

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 +7021.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +1181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +143.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +294.6%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +2322.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
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 +7021.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +1181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +143.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +294.6%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +2322.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 2.88g Eggplant
Protein 1.14g 0.98g Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.72g 0.18g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81g 5.88g Eggplant
Calories 22kcal 25kcal Eggplant
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 0.84g 3.53g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 3g Eggplant
Calcium 100mg 9mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 0.23mg Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 18mg 14mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 41mg 24mg Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261mg 229mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.39mg 0.16mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061mg 0.081mg Eggplant
Vitamin A 1638IU 23IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.3mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 2.2mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.039mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.037mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 0.649mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.281mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.084mg Eggplant
Folate 99µg 22µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg 3.5µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Eggplant
Threonine mg 0.037mg Eggplant
Isoleucine mg 0.045mg Eggplant
Leucine mg 0.064mg Eggplant
Lysine mg 0.047mg Eggplant
Methionine mg 0.011mg Eggplant
Phenylalanine mg 0.043mg Eggplant
Valine mg 0.053mg Eggplant
Histidine mg 0.023mg Eggplant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.11g 0.034g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.016g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g 0.076g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese broccoli 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
48
Chinese broccoli
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
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
7%
Chinese broccoli
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
6%
Eggplant
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
1%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.076g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.69g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli 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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.