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Collard Greens vs. Eggplant — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Collard Greens and Eggplant

  • Eggplant contains less Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, Calcium, Manganese, Iron, Choline, and Vitamin B2 than Collard Greens.
  • Collard Greens's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 336% higher.
  • Eggplant contains 380 times less Vitamin A RAE than Collard Greens. Collard Greens contains 380µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Eggplant contains 1µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Collards, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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 +1466.7%
Contains more Iron +391.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +43.8%
Contains more Manganese +119.8%
Contains more Selenium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +95.7%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Contains more Copper +58.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 43% 43% 15% 14% 11% 2% 7% 17% 67% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27% 31% 2%
Contains more Calcium +1466.7%
Contains more Iron +391.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +43.8%
Contains more Manganese +119.8%
Contains more Selenium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +95.7%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Contains more Copper +58.8%

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 +32943.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +727.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.4%
Contains more Choline +456.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +11517.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.9%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.039
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 456% 18% 0% 61% 10% 25% 11% 14% 30% 12% 0% 21% 1017%
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 +32943.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +727.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.4%
Contains more Choline +456.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +11517.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.9%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.039

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +176.5%
Contains more Fats +300%
Contains more Other +12.1%
Equal in Carbs - 5.88
Equal in Water - 92.3
3% 6% 90%
Protein: 2.71 g
Fats: 0.72 g
Carbs: 5.65 g
Water: 90.18 g
Other: 0.74 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 +176.5%
Contains more Fats +300%
Contains more Other +12.1%
Equal in Carbs - 5.88
Equal in Water - 92.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +62.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +127.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.7%
19% 11% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.047 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.173 g
27% 13% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.076 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +62.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +127.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Collard Greens Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 1.65g 2.88g Eggplant
Protein 2.71g 0.98g Collard Greens
Fats 0.72g 0.18g Collard Greens
Carbs 5.65g 5.88g Eggplant
Calories 33kcal 25kcal Collard Greens
Fructose 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 0.4g 3.53g Collard Greens
Fiber 4g 3g Collard Greens
Calcium 141mg 9mg Collard Greens
Iron 1.13mg 0.23mg Collard Greens
Magnesium 21mg 14mg Collard Greens
Phosphorus 32mg 24mg Collard Greens
Potassium 117mg 229mg Eggplant
Sodium 15mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.16mg Collard Greens
Copper 0.051mg 0.081mg Eggplant
Manganese 0.51mg 0.232mg Collard Greens
Selenium 0.5µg 0.3µg Collard Greens
Vitamin A 7600IU 23IU Collard Greens
Vitamin A RAE 380µg 1µg Collard Greens
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.3mg Collard Greens
Vitamin C 18.2mg 2.2mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.039mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B2 0.106mg 0.037mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B3 0.575mg 0.649mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.218mg 0.281mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.128mg 0.084mg Collard Greens
Folate 16µg 22µg Eggplant
Choline 38.4mg 6.9mg Collard Greens
Vitamin K 406.6µg 3.5µg Collard Greens
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.009mg Collard Greens
Threonine 0.074mg 0.037mg Collard Greens
Isoleucine 0.086mg 0.045mg Collard Greens
Leucine 0.13mg 0.064mg Collard Greens
Lysine 0.101mg 0.047mg Collard Greens
Methionine 0.028mg 0.011mg Collard Greens
Phenylalanine 0.075mg 0.043mg Collard Greens
Valine 0.104mg 0.053mg Collard Greens
Histidine 0.04mg 0.023mg Collard Greens
Saturated Fat 0.047g 0.034g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 0.016g Collard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.173g 0.076g Collard Greens

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Collard Greens 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
129%
Collard Greens
8%
Eggplant
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Collard Greens
12%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.13g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Collard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170407/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.