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Corn vs. Eggplant — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Corn and Eggplant?

  • The amount of Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3 in Corn is higher than in Eggplant.
  • Eggplant contains 4 times less Choline than Corn. Corn contains 29.1mg of Choline, while Eggplant contains 6.9mg.

We used Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Eggplant, raw types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Corn
5
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Contains more Iron +95.7%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +220.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +287.5%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +65.3%
Contains more Manganese +38.9%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Equal in Potassium - 229
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 17% 19% 33% 20% 1% 17% 17% 22% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27% 31% 2%
Contains more Iron +95.7%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +220.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +287.5%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +65.3%
Contains more Manganese +38.9%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Equal in Potassium - 229

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Corn
9
:
Contains more Vitamin A +1043.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +181.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.5%
Contains more Choline +321.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +775%
Equal in Folate - 22
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 2% 0% 19% 24% 14% 32% 48% 33% 18% 0% 16% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 6% 0% 8% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 17% 0% 4% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1043.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +181.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.5%
Contains more Choline +321.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +775%
Equal in Folate - 22

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Corn
4
:
Contains more Protein +248%
Contains more Fats +733.3%
Contains more Carbs +256.8%
Contains more Water +25.7%
Equal in Other - 0.66
3% 21% 73%
Protein: 3.41 g
Fats: 1.5 g
Carbs: 20.98 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.7 g
6% 92%
Protein: 0.98 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 5.88 g
Water: 92.3 g
Other: 0.66 g
Contains more Protein +248%
Contains more Fats +733.3%
Contains more Carbs +256.8%
Contains more Water +25.7%
Equal in Other - 0.66

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Corn
2
:
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2237.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +693.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.7%
17% 32% 51%
Saturated Fat: 0.197 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.374 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.603 g
27% 13% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.076 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2237.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +693.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.7%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Corn
3
:
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +953.8%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +88.1%
Contains more Fructose +94.9%
61% 23% 7% 7%
Starch: 7.17 g
Sucrose: 2.74 g
Glucose: 0.84 g
Fructose: 0.79 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.17 g
Galactose: 0 g
8% 47% 46%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.26 g
Glucose: 1.58 g
Fructose: 1.54 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +953.8%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +88.1%
Contains more Fructose +94.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Corn Eggplant
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corn Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 18.58g 2.88g Corn
Protein 3.41g 0.98g Corn
Fats 1.5g 0.18g Corn
Carbs 20.98g 5.88g Corn
Calories 96kcal 25kcal Corn
Starch 7.17g Corn
Fructose 0.79g 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 4.54g 3.53g Eggplant
Fiber 2.4g 3g Eggplant
Calcium 3mg 9mg Eggplant
Iron 0.45mg 0.23mg Corn
Magnesium 26mg 14mg Corn
Phosphorus 77mg 24mg Corn
Potassium 218mg 229mg Eggplant
Sodium 1mg 2mg Corn
Zinc 0.62mg 0.16mg Corn
Copper 0.049mg 0.081mg Eggplant
Manganese 0.167mg 0.232mg Eggplant
Selenium 0.2µg 0.3µg Eggplant
Vitamin A 263IU 23IU Corn
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 1µg Corn
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.3mg Eggplant
Vitamin C 5.5mg 2.2mg Corn
Vitamin B1 0.093mg 0.039mg Corn
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.037mg Corn
Vitamin B3 1.683mg 0.649mg Corn
Vitamin B5 0.792mg 0.281mg Corn
Vitamin B6 0.139mg 0.084mg Corn
Folate 23µg 22µg Corn
Choline 29.1mg 6.9mg Corn
Vitamin K 0.4µg 3.5µg Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.009mg Corn
Threonine 0.133mg 0.037mg Corn
Isoleucine 0.133mg 0.045mg Corn
Leucine 0.358mg 0.064mg Corn
Lysine 0.141mg 0.047mg Corn
Methionine 0.069mg 0.011mg Corn
Phenylalanine 0.155mg 0.043mg Corn
Valine 0.191mg 0.053mg Corn
Histidine 0.091mg 0.023mg Corn
Saturated Fat 0.197g 0.034g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.374g 0.016g Corn
Polyunsaturated fat 0.603g 0.076g Corn

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Corn Eggplant
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Corn
8%
Eggplant
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Corn
12%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.01g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.163g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Corn
Corn contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Corn
Corn is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Corn - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169999/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.

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