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Eggplant vs. Chinese broccoli — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Eggplant and Chinese broccoli different?

  • Eggplant contains less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B2 than Chinese broccoli.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily need of Vitamin K 68% more than Eggplant.
  • Eggplant has 4 times more Sugar than Chinese broccoli. Eggplant has 3.53g of Sugar, while Chinese broccoli has 0.84g.

Eggplant, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked types were used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Copper +32.8%
Contains more Calcium +1011.1%
Contains more Iron +143.5%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.8%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Contains more Zinc +143.8%
Contains more Manganese +13.8%
Contains more Selenium +333.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27% 31% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21% 35% 8%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Copper +32.8%
Contains more Calcium +1011.1%
Contains more Iron +143.5%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.8%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Contains more Zinc +143.8%
Contains more Manganese +13.8%
Contains more Selenium +333.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +7021.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +1181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +143.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +294.6%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Choline +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2322.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 6% 0% 8% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 17% 0% 4% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 14% 212%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +7021.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +1181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +143.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +294.6%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Choline +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2322.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +54.3%
Contains more Protein +16.3%
Contains more Fats +300%
Contains more Other +19.7%
Equal in Water - 93.54
6% 92%
Protein: 0.98 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 5.88 g
Water: 92.3 g
Other: 0.66 g
4% 94%
Protein: 1.14 g
Fats: 0.72 g
Carbs: 3.81 g
Water: 93.54 g
Other: 0.79 g
Contains more Carbs +54.3%
Contains more Protein +16.3%
Contains more Fats +300%
Contains more Other +19.7%
Equal in Water - 93.54

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +212.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +334.2%
27% 13% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.076 g
22% 10% 67%
Saturated Fat: 0.11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.05 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.33 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +212.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +334.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Eggplant Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 2.88g 1.31g Eggplant
Protein 0.98g 1.14g Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.18g 0.72g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 5.88g 3.81g Eggplant
Calories 25kcal 22kcal Eggplant
Fructose 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 3.53g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 3g 2.5g Eggplant
Calcium 9mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.23mg 0.56mg Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 14mg 18mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 24mg 41mg Chinese broccoli
Potassium 229mg 261mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 2mg 7mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.16mg 0.39mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.081mg 0.061mg Eggplant
Manganese 0.232mg 0.264mg Chinese broccoli
Selenium 0.3µg 1.3µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 23IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 82µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.48mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 2.2mg 28.2mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.095mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 0.437mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.159mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.07mg Eggplant
Folate 22µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Choline 6.9mg 25.3mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin K 3.5µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.009mg Eggplant
Threonine 0.037mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.064mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.047mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043mg Eggplant
Valine 0.053mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.023mg Eggplant
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.11g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.05g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.33g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Chinese broccoli
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Eggplant
46%
Chinese broccoli
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Eggplant
18%
Chinese broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.076g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.69g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/nutrients
  2. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.