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Eggplant vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Eggplant and Tomato different?

  • Eggplant has more Fiber, and Manganese, however Tomato is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Tomato covers your daily need of Vitamin C 13% more than Eggplant.
  • Eggplant has 3 times more Fiber than Tomato. Eggplant has 3g of Fiber, while Tomato has 1.2g.

Eggplant, raw and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average types were 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
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Copper +37.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +17.4%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Equal in Zinc - 0.17
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Copper +37.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +17.4%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Equal in Zinc - 0.17
Equal in Phosphorus - 24

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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Tomato
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.7%
Contains more Folate +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +522.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3521.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +125.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.037
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.594
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08
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 46% 50% 11% 0% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 0% 20% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.7%
Contains more Folate +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +522.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3521.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +125.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.037
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.594
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08

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
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
10
Tomato

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
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Tomato

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Tomato
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 is lower in Sugar?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tomato
Tomato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Tomato Opinion
Calories 25 18 Eggplant
Protein 0.98 0.88 Eggplant
Fats 0.18 0.2 Tomato
Vitamin C 2.2 13.7 Tomato
Net carbs 2.880000114440918 2.690000057220459 Eggplant
Carbs 5.88 3.89 Eggplant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.27 Tomato
Calcium 9 10 Tomato
Potassium 229 237 Tomato
Magnesium 14 11 Eggplant
Sugar 3.53 2.63 Tomato
Fiber 3 1.2 Eggplant
Copper 0.081 0.059 Eggplant
Zinc 0.16 0.17 Tomato
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 24 24
Sodium 2 5 Eggplant
Vitamin A 23 833 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.3 0.54 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.037 Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.019 Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.594 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.089 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.08 Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 7.9 Tomato
Folate 22 15 Eggplant
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.028 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.031 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.083 Tomato
Tryptophan 0.009 0.006 Eggplant
Threonine 0.037 0.027 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 0.018 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 0.025 Eggplant
Lysine 0.047 0.027 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 0.006 Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.027 Eggplant
Valine 0.053 0.018 Eggplant
Histidine 0.023 0.014 Eggplant
Fructose 1.54 1.37 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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.