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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 Potassium +30.9%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +47.8%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Potassium +30.9%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +47.8%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%

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 C +3554.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1508.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +111.4%
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 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
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 C +3554.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1508.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +111.4%

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 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

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Eggplant Bell pepper
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 25 20 Eggplant
Protein 0.98 0.86 Eggplant
Fats 0.18 0.17 Eggplant
Vitamin C 2.2 80.4 Bell pepper
Net carbs 2.880000114440918 2.940000057220459 Bell pepper
Carbs 5.88 4.64 Eggplant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.34 Bell pepper
Calcium 9 10 Bell pepper
Potassium 229 175 Eggplant
Magnesium 14 10 Eggplant
Sugar 3.53 2.4 Bell pepper
Fiber 3 1.7 Eggplant
Copper 0.081 0.066 Eggplant
Zinc 0.16 0.13 Eggplant
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 24 20 Eggplant
Sodium 2 3 Eggplant
Vitamin A 23 370 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.3 0.37 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.057 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.028 Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.48 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.099 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 7.4 Bell pepper
Folate 22 10 Eggplant
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.058 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.008 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.062 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009 0.012 Bell pepper
Threonine 0.037 0.036 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 0.024 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 0.036 Eggplant
Lysine 0.047 0.039 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 0.007 Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.053 0.036 Eggplant
Histidine 0.023 0.01 Eggplant
Fructose 1.54 1.12 Eggplant

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.