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Eggplant vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Eggplant and Napa cabbage different?

  • Napa cabbage has more Iron and Folate than Eggplant.
  • Eggplant contains 3 times more Potassium than Napa cabbage. While Eggplant contains 229mg of Potassium, Napa cabbage contains only 87mg.

Eggplant, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked are the varieties 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Potassium +163.2%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.3%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Iron +221.7%
Contains more Calcium +222.2%
Contains more Copper +18.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 9% 8% 6% 32% 4% 9% 2%
Contains more Potassium +163.2%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.3%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Iron +221.7%
Contains more Calcium +222.2%
Contains more Copper +18.5%

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 B1 +680%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +702.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1043.5%
Contains more Folate +95.5%
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 11% 16% 0% 0% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +680%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +702.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1043.5%
Contains more Folate +95.5%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
9
Eggplant
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
12
Napa cabbage

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 the food
Protein
6%
Eggplant
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Eggplant Napa cabbage
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Napa cabbage
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 Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 3.53g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Eggplant Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 25 12 Eggplant
Protein 0.98 1.1 Napa cabbage
Fats 0.18 0.17 Eggplant
Vitamin C 2.2 3.2 Napa cabbage
Carbs 5.88 2.23 Eggplant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.74 Napa cabbage
Calcium 9 29 Napa cabbage
Potassium 229 87 Eggplant
Magnesium 14 8 Eggplant
Sugars 3.53 Napa cabbage
Fiber 3 Eggplant
Copper 0.081 0.096 Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.16 0.14 Eggplant
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Phosphorus 24 19 Eggplant
Sodium 2 11 Eggplant
Vitamin A 23 263 Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.3 Eggplant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.005 Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.025 Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.466 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.035 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.037 Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 Eggplant
Folate 22 43 Napa cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009 Eggplant
Threonine 0.037 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 Eggplant
Lysine 0.047 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043 Eggplant
Valine 0.053 Eggplant
Histidine 0.023 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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.