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Pea vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pea and Eggplant

  • Eggplant has less Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Vitamin K, Iron, Phosphorus, Fiber, Folate, Copper, Zinc, and Vitamin B3 than Pea.
  • Pea covers your daily need of Vitamin C 42% more than Eggplant.
  • Pea has 8 times more Zinc than Eggplant. While Pea has 1.24mg of Zinc, Eggplant has only 0.16mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peas, green, 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
Pea
7
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Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Iron +539.1%
Contains more Magnesium +135.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +350%
Contains more Zinc +675%
Contains more Copper +117.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Potassium - 229
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Iron +539.1%
Contains more Magnesium +135.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +350%
Contains more Zinc +675%
Contains more Copper +117.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Pea
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +3226.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1718.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +582.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +256.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +222%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.2%
Contains more Folate +195.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +608.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +170.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 3% 0% 134% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 49% 0% 62%
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 +3226.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1718.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +582.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +256.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +222%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.2%
Contains more Folate +195.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +608.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +170.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pea Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 8.75g 2.88g Pea
Protein 5.42g 0.98g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.18g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 5.88g Pea
Calories 81kcal 25kcal Pea
Starch g g
Fructose 0.39g 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 5.67g 3.53g Eggplant
Fiber 5.7g 3g Pea
Calcium 25mg 9mg Pea
Iron 1.47mg 0.23mg Pea
Magnesium 33mg 14mg Pea
Phosphorus 108mg 24mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 229mg Pea
Sodium 5mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 1.24mg 0.16mg Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.081mg Pea
Vitamin A 765IU 23IU Pea
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.3mg Eggplant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 40mg 2.2mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.039mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.037mg Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 0.649mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.281mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.084mg Pea
Folate 65µg 22µg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg 3.5µg Pea
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.009mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg 0.037mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.045mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg 0.064mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg 0.047mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg 0.011mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg 0.043mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg 0.053mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg 0.023mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.034g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.016g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.076g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pea 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
39
Pea
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
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
33%
Pea
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
6%
Eggplant
Fats
2%
Pea
1%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.14g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.