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Eggplant vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Eggplant and Carrot

  • Eggplant has less Vitamin A, and Vitamin K than Carrot.
  • Carrot covers your daily need of Vitamin A 93% more than Eggplant.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Eggplant, raw and Carrots, 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 +16.7%
Contains more Copper +80%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +39.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +80%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +39.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%

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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Carrot
Contains more Folate +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +168.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +72534.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +277.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.273
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 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
Contains more Folate +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +168.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +72534.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +277.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.273

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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Carrot

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

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Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 67mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Carrot Opinion
Calories 25 41 Carrot
Protein 0.98 0.93 Eggplant
Fats 0.18 0.24 Carrot
Vitamin C 2.2 5.9 Carrot
Carbs 5.88 9.58 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.3 Carrot
Calcium 9 33 Carrot
Potassium 229 320 Carrot
Magnesium 14 12 Eggplant
Sugar 3.53 4.74 Eggplant
Fiber 3 2.8 Eggplant
Copper 0.081 0.045 Eggplant
Zinc 0.16 0.24 Carrot
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 24 35 Carrot
Sodium 2 69 Eggplant
Vitamin A 23 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.3 0.66 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.066 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.058 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.983 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.273 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.138 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 13.2 Carrot
Folate 22 19 Eggplant
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.037 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.014 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.117 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.009 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.037 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.045 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.064 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.047 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.011 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.053 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.023 0.04 Carrot
Fructose 1.54 0.55 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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.