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Eggplant vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Eggplant and Rutabagas

  • Eggplant is richer in Copper, yet Rutabagas are richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Rutabagas is 25% higher.
  • Eggplant contains 3 times more Copper than Rutabagas. Eggplant contains 0.081mg of Copper, while Rutabagas contain 0.032mg.

Food types used in this article are Eggplant, raw and Rutabagas, 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 less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +153.1%
Contains more Calcium +377.8%
Contains more Iron +91.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +153.1%
Contains more Calcium +377.8%
Contains more Iron +91.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Zinc +50%

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 +1050%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1066.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1036.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.3
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Equal in Folate - 21
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 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1050%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1066.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1036.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.3
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Equal in Folate - 21

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Rutabagas Opinion
Net carbs 2.88g 6.32g Rutabagas
Protein 0.98g 1.08g Rutabagas
Fats 0.18g 0.16g Eggplant
Carbs 5.88g 8.62g Rutabagas
Calories 25kcal 37kcal Rutabagas
Starch g 0.4g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.54g 1.61g Rutabagas
Sugar 3.53g 4.46g Eggplant
Fiber 3g 2.3g Eggplant
Calcium 9mg 43mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.23mg 0.44mg Rutabagas
Magnesium 14mg 20mg Rutabagas
Phosphorus 24mg 53mg Rutabagas
Potassium 229mg 305mg Rutabagas
Sodium 2mg 12mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.16mg 0.24mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.081mg 0.032mg Eggplant
Vitamin A 23IU 2IU Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.3mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 25mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.09mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.04mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 0.7mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.16mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.1mg Rutabagas
Folate 22µg 21µg Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 0.3µg Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Eggplant
Threonine 0.037mg mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045mg mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.064mg mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.047mg mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg mg Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043mg mg Eggplant
Valine 0.053mg mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.023mg mg Eggplant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.027g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.025g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.088g Rutabagas

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Eggplant Rutabagas
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
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
14
Rutabagas

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
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.