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Eggplant vs Garden asparagus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Eggplant and Garden asparagus

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Folate, and Vitamin E in Garden asparagus is higher than in Eggplant.
  • Garden asparagus covers your daily Vitamin K needs 32% more than Eggplant.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Eggplant, raw and Asparagus, 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 +13.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +830.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +237.5%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 81% 10% 23% 18% 1% 15% 63%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +830.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +237.5%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 2

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 +3187%
Contains more Vitamin E +276.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.7%
Contains more Folate +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1088.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.274
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.091
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 46% 23% 0% 19% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 39% 0% 105%
Contains more Vitamin A +3187%
Contains more Vitamin E +276.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.7%
Contains more Folate +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1088.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.274
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.091

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Garden asparagus Opinion
Net carbs 2.88g 1.78g Eggplant
Protein 0.98g 2.2g Garden asparagus
Fats 0.18g 0.12g Eggplant
Carbs 5.88g 3.88g Eggplant
Calories 25kcal 20kcal Eggplant
Starch g g
Fructose 1.54g 1g Eggplant
Sugar 3.53g 1.88g Garden asparagus
Fiber 3g 2.1g Eggplant
Calcium 9mg 24mg Garden asparagus
Iron 0.23mg 2.14mg Garden asparagus
Magnesium 14mg 14mg
Phosphorus 24mg 52mg Garden asparagus
Potassium 229mg 202mg Eggplant
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.16mg 0.54mg Garden asparagus
Copper 0.081mg 0.189mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 23IU 756IU Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 0.3mg 1.13mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 5.6mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.143mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.141mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 0.978mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.274mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.091mg Garden asparagus
Folate 22µg 52µg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 41.6µg Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.027mg Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.037mg 0.084mg Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.045mg 0.075mg Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.064mg 0.128mg Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.047mg 0.104mg Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.011mg 0.031mg Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.075mg Garden asparagus
Valine 0.053mg 0.115mg Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.023mg 0.049mg Garden asparagus
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.04g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0g Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.05g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Eggplant Garden asparagus
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
29
Garden asparagus
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
27
Garden asparagus

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
13%
Garden asparagus
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
4%
Garden asparagus
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Garden asparagus

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
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 - $3.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/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.