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Garden asparagus vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Garden asparagus and Eggplant

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Folate and Vitamin E in Garden asparagus is higher than in Eggplant.
  • Garden asparagus covers your daily Vitamin K needs 32% more than Eggplant.
  • Eggplant has 9 times less Iron than Garden asparagus. Garden asparagus has 2.14mg of Iron, while Eggplant has 0.23mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Asparagus, raw and Eggplant, 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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Contains more Iron +830.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +237.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 2
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +830.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +237.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 2

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 C +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3187%
Contains more Vitamin E +276.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1088.6%
Contains more Folate +136.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.281
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 46% 23% 0% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 0% 105% 39%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3187%
Contains more Vitamin E +276.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1088.6%
Contains more Folate +136.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.281
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084

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
29
Garden asparagus
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
27
Garden asparagus
10
Eggplant

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
13%
Garden asparagus
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
1%
Eggplant

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.
Garden asparagus Eggplant
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Garden asparagus Eggplant
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 richer in minerals?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sugars (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $3.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)

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 Garden asparagus Eggplant Opinion
Calories 20 25 Eggplant
Protein 2.2 0.98 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12 0.18 Eggplant
Vitamin C 5.6 2.2 Garden asparagus
Carbs 3.88 5.88 Eggplant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 0.23 Garden asparagus
Calcium 24 9 Garden asparagus
Potassium 202 229 Eggplant
Magnesium 14 14
Sugars 1.88 3.53 Garden asparagus
Fiber 2.1 3 Eggplant
Copper 0.189 0.081 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54 0.16 Garden asparagus
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Phosphorus 52 24 Garden asparagus
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 756 23 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13 0.3 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.039 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.037 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978 0.649 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274 0.281 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.091 0.084 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 3.5 Garden asparagus
Folate 52 22 Garden asparagus
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.04 0.034 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.016 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.076 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.027 0.009 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084 0.037 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075 0.045 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128 0.064 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104 0.047 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031 0.011 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075 0.043 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115 0.053 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049 0.023 Garden asparagus
Fructose 1 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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/nutrients
  2. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.