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Eggplant vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Eggplant and Cassava

  • Eggplant has less Vitamin C, and Manganese than Cassava.
  • Cassava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 20% more than Eggplant.
  • Eggplant has 2 times more Sugar than Cassava. While Eggplant has 3.53g of Sugar, Cassava has only 1.7g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Eggplant, raw and Cassava, 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 less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +17.4%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +17.4%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +23.5%

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 A +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +836.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.6%
Contains more Folate +22.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.088
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 1% 4% 0% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +836.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.6%
Contains more Folate +22.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.088

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Cassava Opinion
Net carbs 2.88g 36.26g Cassava
Protein 0.98g 1.36g Cassava
Fats 0.18g 0.28g Cassava
Carbs 5.88g 38.06g Cassava
Calories 25kcal 160kcal Cassava
Starch g g
Fructose 1.54g g Eggplant
Sugar 3.53g 1.7g Cassava
Fiber 3g 1.8g Eggplant
Calcium 9mg 16mg Cassava
Iron 0.23mg 0.27mg Cassava
Magnesium 14mg 21mg Cassava
Phosphorus 24mg 27mg Cassava
Potassium 229mg 271mg Cassava
Sodium 2mg 14mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.16mg 0.34mg Cassava
Copper 0.081mg 0.1mg Cassava
Vitamin A 23IU 13IU Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.19mg Eggplant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 20.6mg Cassava
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.087mg Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.048mg Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 0.854mg Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.107mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.088mg Cassava
Folate 22µg 27µg Cassava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 1.9µg Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.019mg Cassava
Threonine 0.037mg 0.028mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045mg 0.027mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.064mg 0.039mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.047mg 0.044mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg 0.011mg
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.026mg Eggplant
Valine 0.053mg 0.035mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.023mg 0.02mg Eggplant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.074g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.075g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.048g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Eggplant Cassava
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
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
14
Cassava

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
8%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
38%
Cassava
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Cassava

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.83g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cassava
Cassava 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.