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Garlic vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Garlic and Eggplant

  • Garlic is richer than Eggplant in Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin C, Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B1 and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Garlic is 89% higher.
  • Garlic contains 47 times more Selenium than Eggplant. Garlic contains 14.2µg of Selenium, while Eggplant contains 0.3µg.

Food types used in this article are Garlic, 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
Garlic
7
:
Contains more Iron +639.1%
Contains more Calcium +1911.1%
Contains more Potassium +75.1%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Copper +269.1%
Contains more Zinc +625%
Contains more Phosphorus +537.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 64% 55% 36% 18% 100% 32% 66% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +639.1%
Contains more Calcium +1911.1%
Contains more Potassium +75.1%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Copper +269.1%
Contains more Zinc +625%
Contains more Phosphorus +537.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%

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
Garlic
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +1318.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1370.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin K +105.9%
Contains more Folate +633.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 105% 1% 2% 0% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 0% 5% 3%
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 +1318.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1370.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin K +105.9%
Contains more Folate +633.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649

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
43
Garlic
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
46
Garlic
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
38%
Garlic
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
6%
Eggplant
Fats
2%
Garlic
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.
Garlic Eggplant
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sugars (difference - 2.53g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.055g)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (30)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Garlic Eggplant Opinion
Calories 149 25 Garlic
Protein 6.36 0.98 Garlic
Fats 0.5 0.18 Garlic
Vitamin C 31.2 2.2 Garlic
Carbs 33.06 5.88 Garlic
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.7 0.23 Garlic
Calcium 181 9 Garlic
Potassium 401 229 Garlic
Magnesium 25 14 Garlic
Sugars 1 3.53 Garlic
Fiber 2.1 3 Eggplant
Copper 0.299 0.081 Garlic
Zinc 1.16 0.16 Garlic
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Phosphorus 153 24 Garlic
Sodium 17 2 Eggplant
Vitamin A 9 23 Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.08 0.3 Eggplant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.039 Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.037 Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.649 Garlic
Vitamin B5 0.596 0.281 Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235 0.084 Garlic
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 3.5 Eggplant
Folate 3 22 Eggplant
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.034 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.016 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249 0.076 Garlic
Tryptophan 0.066 0.009 Garlic
Threonine 0.157 0.037 Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217 0.045 Garlic
Leucine 0.308 0.064 Garlic
Lysine 0.273 0.047 Garlic
Methionine 0.076 0.011 Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183 0.043 Garlic
Valine 0.291 0.053 Garlic
Histidine 0.113 0.023 Garlic
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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.