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Eggplant vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Eggplant and Beetroot different?

  • Beetroot has more Folate, and Iron than Eggplant.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Beetroot is 22% higher.
  • Eggplant has less Sugar.

Eggplant, raw and Beets, raw are the varieties 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 less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.075
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.075

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 E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1650%
Contains more Vitamin C +122.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +43.5%
Contains more Folate +395.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 2% 6% 0% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 0% 9% 17%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1650%
Contains more Vitamin C +122.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +43.5%
Contains more Folate +395.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Beetroot Opinion
Calories 25kcal 43kcal Beetroot
Protein 0.98g 1.61g Beetroot
Fats 0.18g 0.17g Eggplant
Vitamin C 2.2mg 4.9mg Beetroot
Net carbs 2.88g 6.76g Beetroot
Carbs 5.88g 9.56g Beetroot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.23mg 0.8mg Beetroot
Calcium 9mg 16mg Beetroot
Potassium 229mg 325mg Beetroot
Magnesium 14mg 23mg Beetroot
Sugar 3.53g 6.76g Eggplant
Fiber 3g 2.8g Eggplant
Copper 0.081mg 0.075mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.16mg 0.35mg Beetroot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 24mg 40mg Beetroot
Sodium 2mg 78mg Eggplant
Vitamin A 23IU 33IU Beetroot
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.04mg Eggplant
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.031mg Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.04mg Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 0.334mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.155mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.067mg Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 0.2µg Eggplant
Folate 22µg 109µg Beetroot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.032g Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.06g Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.019mg Beetroot
Threonine 0.037mg 0.047mg Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.045mg 0.048mg Beetroot
Leucine 0.064mg 0.068mg Beetroot
Lysine 0.047mg 0.058mg Beetroot
Methionine 0.011mg 0.018mg Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.046mg Beetroot
Valine 0.053mg 0.056mg Beetroot
Histidine 0.023mg 0.021mg Eggplant
Fructose 1.54g g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Beetroot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Eggplant
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
18
Beetroot

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
6%
Eggplant
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 76mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beetroot
Beetroot 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 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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.