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Pumpkin vs. Eggplant — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pumpkin and Eggplant

  • Pumpkin has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B2, Copper, and Vitamin E , while Eggplant has more Fiber.
  • Pumpkin's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 47% higher.
  • Eggplant contains 4 times less Vitamin C than Pumpkin. Pumpkin contains 9mg of Vitamin C, while Eggplant contains 2.2mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Pumpkin, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +56.8%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Manganese +85.6%
Equal in Selenium - 0.3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 30% 9% 19% 30% 1% 9% 43% 17% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27% 31% 2%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +56.8%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Manganese +85.6%
Equal in Selenium - 0.3

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +36913%
Contains more Vitamin E +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +197.3%
Contains more Choline +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.281
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 511% 22% 0% 30% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 12% 0% 5% 3%
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 +36913%
Contains more Vitamin E +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +197.3%
Contains more Choline +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.281

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +10.5%
Contains more Other +21.2%
Contains more Fats +80%
Equal in Protein - 0.98
Equal in Carbs - 5.88
Equal in Water - 92.3
7% 92%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.5 g
Water: 91.6 g
Other: 0.8 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 Carbs +10.5%
Contains more Other +21.2%
Contains more Fats +80%
Equal in Protein - 0.98
Equal in Carbs - 5.88
Equal in Water - 92.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -34.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +23.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1420%
74% 19% 7%
Saturated Fat: 0.052 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.013 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.005 g
27% 13% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.076 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -34.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +23.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1420%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pumpkin Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 6g 2.88g Pumpkin
Protein 1g 0.98g Pumpkin
Fats 0.1g 0.18g Eggplant
Carbs 6.5g 5.88g Pumpkin
Calories 26kcal 25kcal Pumpkin
Fructose 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 2.76g 3.53g Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5g 3g Eggplant
Calcium 21mg 9mg Pumpkin
Iron 0.8mg 0.23mg Pumpkin
Magnesium 12mg 14mg Eggplant
Phosphorus 44mg 24mg Pumpkin
Potassium 340mg 229mg Pumpkin
Sodium 1mg 2mg Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32mg 0.16mg Pumpkin
Copper 0.127mg 0.081mg Pumpkin
Manganese 0.125mg 0.232mg Eggplant
Selenium 0.3µg 0.3µg
Vitamin A 8513IU 23IU Pumpkin
Vitamin A RAE 426µg 1µg Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06mg 0.3mg Pumpkin
Vitamin C 9mg 2.2mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.039mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.037mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.649mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.298mg 0.281mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061mg 0.084mg Eggplant
Folate 16µg 22µg Eggplant
Choline 8.2mg 6.9mg Pumpkin
Vitamin K 1.1µg 3.5µg Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.009mg Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029mg 0.037mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.031mg 0.045mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.046mg 0.064mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.054mg 0.047mg Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011mg 0.011mg
Phenylalanine 0.032mg 0.043mg Eggplant
Valine 0.035mg 0.053mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.016mg 0.023mg Eggplant
Saturated Fat 0.052g 0.034g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.016g Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005g 0.076g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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
51%
Pumpkin
8%
Eggplant
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Pumpkin
12%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.77g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.