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Olive vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Olive and Eggplant

  • Olive has more Iron, Copper, Vitamin E , and Calcium, however Eggplant has more Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin B6, and Folate.
  • Olive's daily need coverage for Iron is 38% more.
  • Olive has 368 times more Sodium than Eggplant. Olive has 735mg of Sodium, while Eggplant has 2mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) 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
Olive
4
:
Contains more Calcium +877.8%
Contains more Iron +1334.8%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Copper +209.9%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains more Potassium +2762.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 124% 3% 2% 1% 96% 6% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +877.8%
Contains more Iron +1334.8%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Copper +209.9%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains more Potassium +2762.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%

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
Olive
2
:
Contains more Vitamin A +1652.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +450%
Contains more Vitamin C +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1654.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1773.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +833.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +150%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 25% 33% 0% 3% 1% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 0% 4%
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 +1652.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +450%
Contains more Vitamin C +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1654.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1773.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +833.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +150%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Olive Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 3.06g 2.88g Olive
Protein 0.84g 0.98g Eggplant
Fats 10.68g 0.18g Olive
Carbs 6.26g 5.88g Olive
Calories 115kcal 25kcal Olive
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 0g 3.53g Olive
Fiber 3.2g 3g Olive
Calcium 88mg 9mg Olive
Iron 3.3mg 0.23mg Olive
Magnesium 4mg 14mg Eggplant
Phosphorus 3mg 24mg Eggplant
Potassium 8mg 229mg Eggplant
Sodium 735mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.22mg 0.16mg Olive
Copper 0.251mg 0.081mg Olive
Vitamin A 403IU 23IU Olive
Vitamin E 1.65mg 0.3mg Olive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 2.2mg Eggplant
Vitamin B1 0.003mg 0.039mg Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.037mg Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.037mg 0.649mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.015mg 0.281mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.084mg Eggplant
Folate 0µg 22µg Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.4µg 3.5µg Eggplant
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Eggplant
Threonine 0.026mg 0.037mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.031mg 0.045mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.05mg 0.064mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.032mg 0.047mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.012mg 0.011mg Olive
Phenylalanine 0.029mg 0.043mg Eggplant
Valine 0.038mg 0.053mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.023mg 0.023mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.415g 0.034g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 7.888g 0.016g Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.911g 0.076g Olive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Olive 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
6
Olive
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
43
Olive
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
5%
Olive
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
6%
Olive
6%
Eggplant
Fats
49%
Olive
1%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Olive
Olive is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.53g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 733mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.381g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $3.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Eggplant
Eggplant 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

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. Olive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169094/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.