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Gratin vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Gratin and Eggplant

  • Eggplant has less Phosphorus, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Gratin's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 23% more.
  • Gratin has 217 times more Sodium than Eggplant. Gratin has 433mg of Sodium, while Eggplant has 2mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter 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
Contains more Calcium +1222.2%
Contains more Iron +178.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.8%
Contains more Potassium +72.9%
Contains more Zinc +331.3%
Contains more Copper +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +1222.2%
Contains more Iron +178.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.8%
Contains more Potassium +72.9%
Contains more Zinc +331.3%
Contains more Copper +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%

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
Gratin
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Contains more Vitamin A +1047.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +213.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.1%
Contains more Folate +100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +1047.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +213.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.1%
Contains more Folate +100%

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.
Gratin Eggplant
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 2.88g Gratin
Protein 5.06g 0.98g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.18g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 5.88g Gratin
Calories 132kcal 25kcal Gratin
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar g 3.53g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 3g Eggplant
Calcium 119mg 9mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 0.23mg Gratin
Magnesium 20mg 14mg Gratin
Phosphorus 113mg 24mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 229mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.69mg 0.16mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.081mg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 23IU Gratin
Vitamin E mg 0.3mg Eggplant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.9mg 2.2mg Gratin
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.039mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.037mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.649mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.281mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.084mg Gratin
Folate 11µg 22µg Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3.5µg Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.009mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.037mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.045mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.064mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.047mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.011mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.043mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.053mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.023mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Eggplant
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.034g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.016g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.076g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gratin Eggplant
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
15
Gratin
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
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 food.
Protein
30%
Gratin
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
6%
Eggplant
Fats
35%
Gratin
1%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.53g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 431mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.699g)

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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.