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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
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Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +17.4%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 24% 15% 34% 10% 12% 2%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +17.4%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%

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 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 69% 1% 4% 0% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 0% 5% 21%
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 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 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

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Eggplant Cassava
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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