Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Eggplant vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

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.

Infographic

Eggplant vs Ginger infographic
Infographic link

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 -84.6%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +160.9%
Contains more Magnesium +207.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +81.2%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +179%
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% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +160.9%
Contains more Magnesium +207.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +81.2%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +179%

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
:
3
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
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 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 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Contains more Vitamin C +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.034

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 2.88g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 0.98g 1.82g Ginger
Fats 0.18g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 5.88g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 25kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose 1.54g g Eggplant
Sugar 3.53g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 3g 2g Eggplant
Calcium 9mg 16mg Ginger
Iron 0.23mg 0.6mg Ginger
Magnesium 14mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 24mg 34mg Ginger
Potassium 229mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 2mg 13mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.16mg 0.34mg Ginger
Copper 0.081mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 23IU 0IU Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.26mg Eggplant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 5mg Ginger
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.025mg Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.034mg Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 0.75mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.203mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.16mg Ginger
Folate 22µg 11µg Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 0.1µg Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.012mg Ginger
Threonine 0.037mg 0.036mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045mg 0.051mg Ginger
Leucine 0.064mg 0.074mg Ginger
Lysine 0.047mg 0.057mg Ginger
Methionine 0.011mg 0.013mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.045mg Ginger
Valine 0.053mg 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine 0.023mg 0.03mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.203g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.154g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Ginger
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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

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 - 20)
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?
?
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. 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.