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Eggplant vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Eggplant and Ginger

  • Ginger is higher than Eggplant in Copper, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Ginger covers your daily Copper needs 16% more than Eggplant.
  • Eggplant contains 2 times more Sugar than Ginger. While Eggplant contains 3.53g of Sugar, Ginger contains only 1.7g.

Food varieties used in this article are Eggplant, raw and Ginger root, 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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Ginger
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Iron +160.9%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +81.2%
Contains more Magnesium +207.1%
Contains more Copper +179%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Iron +160.9%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +81.2%
Contains more Magnesium +207.1%
Contains more Copper +179%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.7%

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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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.034
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 17% 0% 6% 0% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 0% 1% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.034

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
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
24
Ginger

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Eggplant
3%
Ginger

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

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Eggplant Ginger
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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?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.83g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.169g)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Eggplant
Eggplant 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 Ginger Opinion
Calories 25 80 Ginger
Protein 0.98 1.82 Ginger
Fats 0.18 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 2.2 5 Ginger
Carbs 5.88 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.6 Ginger
Calcium 9 16 Ginger
Potassium 229 415 Ginger
Magnesium 14 43 Ginger
Sugar 3.53 1.7 Ginger
Fiber 3 2 Eggplant
Copper 0.081 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.16 0.34 Ginger
Starch
Phosphorus 24 34 Ginger
Sodium 2 13 Eggplant
Vitamin A 23 0 Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.3 0.26 Eggplant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.025 Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.034 Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.203 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 0.1 Eggplant
Folate 22 11 Eggplant
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.203 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.009 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.037 0.036 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.064 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.047 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.011 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.053 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.023 0.03 Ginger
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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.