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Eggplant vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Eggplant and Bell pepper

  • Eggplant has more Fiber, however Bell pepper has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 87% more.
  • Eggplant has 2 times more Fiber than Bell pepper. Eggplant has 3g of Fiber, while Bell pepper has 1.7g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Eggplant, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, 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 Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Potassium +30.9%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +47.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Potassium +30.9%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +47.8%

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 B2 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.8%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +1508.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3554.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +111.4%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.8%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +1508.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3554.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +111.4%

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 Bell pepper
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 2.88g 2.94g Bell pepper
Protein 0.98g 0.86g Eggplant
Fats 0.18g 0.17g Eggplant
Carbs 5.88g 4.64g Eggplant
Calories 25kcal 20kcal Eggplant
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Fructose 1.54g 1.12g Eggplant
Sugar 3.53g 2.4g Bell pepper
Fiber 3g 1.7g Eggplant
Calcium 9mg 10mg Bell pepper
Iron 0.23mg 0.34mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 14mg 10mg Eggplant
Phosphorus 24mg 20mg Eggplant
Potassium 229mg 175mg Eggplant
Sodium 2mg 3mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.16mg 0.13mg Eggplant
Copper 0.081mg 0.066mg Eggplant
Vitamin A 23IU 370IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.057mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.028mg Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 0.48mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.099mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 22µg 10µg Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 7.4µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.012mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.037mg 0.036mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045mg 0.024mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.064mg 0.036mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.047mg 0.039mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg 0.007mg Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.053mg 0.036mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.023mg 0.01mg Eggplant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.058g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.008g Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.062g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Bell pepper
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
9
Eggplant
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
9
Bell pepper

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
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.13g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.